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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 early 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 2,509,099 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Jean Arthur is the 1,153rd most popular actor (up from 1,450th in 2019), the 2,050th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,578th in 2019) and the 561st most popular American Actor.

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  • 42

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  • 4.65

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Among actors, Jean Arthur ranks 1,153 out of 9,996Before her are John Barrymore, Linda Gray, Graham Greene, Mikael Persbrandt, Delphine Seyrig, and Bob Fosse. After her are Daniel Brühl, Brendan Fraser, Ricardo Montalbán, Armand Assante, Corinne Cléry, and Conrad Veidt.

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Among people born in 1900, Jean Arthur ranks 80Before her are Wilhelm Rediess, William Heinesen, Helen Hayes, Eduardo De Filippo, Robert Desnos, and Ernst Neufert. After her are Herbert Bayer, Camille Chamoun, Ernst Busch, Victor Kugler, Otto Braun, and Helene Weigel. Among people deceased in 1991, Jean Arthur ranks 66Before her are Demetrios I of Constantinople, Boris Pugo, Vilém Flusser, William Heinesen, Shapour Bakhtiar, and Willi Boskovsky. After her are Christian de Castries, Joachim Kroll, Brad Davis, Robert Maxwell, María Zambrano, and Pedro Arrupe.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jean Arthur ranks 2,050 out of 18,182Before her are Linda Gray (1940), Sam Houston (1793), Christina Aguilera (1980), Bob Fosse (1927), Paul Ryan (1970), and Gigi Hadid (1995). After her are John Frankenheimer (1930), David Berkowitz (1953), Mary Anderson (1862), Jack Kemp (1935), Fred Rogers (1928), and Othniel Charles Marsh (1831).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jean Arthur ranks 561Before her are Al Lettieri (1928), Mercedes McCambridge (1916), Louise Brooks (1906), John Barrymore (1882), Linda Gray (1940), and Bob Fosse (1927). After her are Brendan Fraser (1968), Armand Assante (1949), Madeleine Stowe (1958), Teri Hatcher (1964), Candice Bergen (1946), and Tanya Roberts (1955).

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