Jean Arthur

1900 - 1991

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Jean Arthur (born Gladys Georgianna Greene; October 17, 1900 – June 19, 1991) was an American Broadway and film actress whose career began in silent films in the 1920s and lasted until the early 1950s. Arthur had feature roles in three Frank Capra films: Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) with Gary Cooper, You Can't Take It with You (1938) co-starring James Stewart, and Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Arthur has received more than 2,040,079 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Jean Arthur is the 1,451st most popular actor (down from 1,189th in 2019), the 2,579th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,204th in 2019) and the 712th most popular American Actor.

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  • 39

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  • 2.61

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  • 4.80

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Among actors, Jean Arthur ranks 1,451 out of 10,030Before her are Macaulay Culkin, Téa Leoni, Judith Malina, Song Kang-ho, Ann Rutherford, and Steven Bauer. After her are Tom Courtenay, Marisa Mell, John Hillerman, Rupert Grint, Mahershala Ali, and Marg Helgenberger.

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Among people born in 1900, Jean Arthur ranks 107Before her are Lorenzo Fernández, Marc Allégret, Sālote Tupou III, Hassan Fathy, Xavier Cugat, and Duy Tân. After her are George Uhlenbeck, Clyde Tolson, George Antheil, Zhang Wentian, Ernst Krenek, and Herberts Cukurs. Among people deceased in 1991, Jean Arthur ranks 77Before her are Jean Bruller, Héctor Rial, Pedro Arrupe, Edmond Jabès, Richard Thorpe, and Alex North. After her are Yevgeny Dragunov, Ernst Krenek, María Zambrano, Étienne Decroux, Cassandra Harris, and Daigoro Kondo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jean Arthur ranks 2,579 out of 15,968Before her are Taylor Swift (1989), William M. Branham (1909), Rensis Likert (1903), Ignacio Zaragoza (1829), Gerard Damiano (1928), and Robert Monroe (1915). After her are Jon Brower Minnoch (1941), Alexander Haig (1924), Tony Robbins (1960), Carla Bley (1936), Madeleine Astor (1893), and John Hillerman (1932).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jean Arthur ranks 712Before her are Zac Efron (1987), Miriam Hopkins (1902), Claude Akins (1926), Chris Pine (1980), Macaulay Culkin (1980), and Téa Leoni (1966). After her are John Hillerman (1932), Mahershala Ali (1974), Marg Helgenberger (1958), Geoffrey Lewis (1935), Peter Boyle (1935), and Billy Drago (1945).

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