Janet Suzman

1939 - Today

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Dame Janet Suzman, (born 9 February 1939) is a South African/British actress who enjoyed a successful early career in the Royal Shakespeare Company, later replaying many Shakespearean roles, among others, on TV. In her first film, Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), her performance as Empress Alexandra Feodorovna earned her several honours, including a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Suzman later starred in a wide range of classical and modern drama as well as directing many productions, both in Britain and South Africa. She is a niece of Helen Suzman, South African politician and anti-apartheid campaigner. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janet Suzman has received more than 300,563 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Janet Suzman is the 4,661st most popular actor (down from 4,019th in 2019), the 113th most popular biography from South Africa and the 12th most popular South African Actor.

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  • 300k

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  • 57.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Janet Suzman ranks 4,661 out of 10,030Before her are Gypsy Rose Lee, Zoë Kravitz, Karen Dotrice, Jai Courtney, Lucas Black, and Wenche Foss. After her are Naomi Scott, Jim Hanks, Gabrielle Union, Elizabeth Berkley, Leslie Hope, and Jennifer Carpenter.

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Among people born in 1939, Janet Suzman ranks 379Before her are Stuart Kauffman, Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani, Feroz Khan, Barbara Hammer, Jalal Dabagh, and John W. Snow. After her are Antoninho, Gennadi Volnov, John Pilger, Gianfranco Leoncini, Valerie Harper, and Al Unser.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Janet Suzman ranks 113 out of 312Before her are George F. R. Ellis (1939), Devdas Gandhi (1900), Phillip V. Tobias (1925), Mangosuthu Buthelezi (1928), Denis Goldberg (1933), and Tony Maggs (1937). After her are Tom Naudé (1889), Eddie Kramer (1942), Sid Atkinson (1901), William Kentridge (1955), Cariba Heine (1988), and Yolandi Visser (1984).

Among ACTORS In South Africa

Among actors born in South Africa, Janet Suzman ranks 12Before her are Angelique Rockas (1950), Alice Krige (1954), Sharlto Copley (1973), Lesley-Ann Brandt (1981), Cecil Kellaway (1890), and John Kani (1943). After her are Cariba Heine (1988), Sasha Pieterse (1996), Sid James (1913), Glynis Barber (1955), Troye Sivan (1995), and David Bateson (1960).

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