Jennifer Jason Leigh

1962 - Today

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Jennifer Jason Leigh (born Jennifer Leigh Morrow; February 5, 1962) is an American actress. She began her career on television during the 1970s before making her film breakthrough in the teen film Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982). She received critical praise for her performances in Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989), Miami Blues (1990), Backdraft (1991), Single White Female (1992), and The Hudsucker Proxy (1994), and was nominated for a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Dorothy Parker in Mrs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jennifer Jason Leigh has received more than 17,839,232 page views. Her biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Jennifer Jason Leigh is the 1,797th most popular actor (down from 1,265th in 2019), the 2,956th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,249th in 2019) and the 822nd most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 18M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.99

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 50

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Jennifer Jason Leighs by language

Over the past year Jennifer Jason Leigh has had the most page views in the with 2,944,422 views, followed by Russian (157,594), and German (138,466). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (259.37%), Korean (149.97%), and Latvian (93.39%)


Among actors, Jennifer Jason Leigh ranks 1,797 out of 13,578Before her are Martha Scott, Shera Danese, Katie Holmes, Lisa Edelstein, Jane Kaczmarek, and Diana Douglas. After her are Andrzej Seweryn, Anne Meara, Susan Flannery, Robert Culp, Helmut Griem, and Bo Derek.

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Among people born in 1962, Jennifer Jason Leigh ranks 89Before her are Choi Min-sik, Manuel Valls, Harlan Coben, Andre Braugher, Marie Trintignant, and Marty Friedman. After her are Tommy Lee, Jordan Peterson, Abdulla Aripov, John Stockton, Anthony Edwards, and Tomoyasu Asaoka.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jennifer Jason Leigh ranks 2,956 out of 20,380Before her are Lisa Edelstein (1966), Jane Kaczmarek (1955), Tom Holland (1943), Robert Stroud (1890), Elbridge Gerry (1744), and Stephen Foster (1826). After her are Charles Tilly (1929), James Curtis Hepburn (1815), Benjamin Tucker (1854), Mildred Dresselhaus (1930), Anne Meara (1929), and Susan Flannery (1939).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jennifer Jason Leigh ranks 822Before her are Jeffrey Tambor (1944), Martha Scott (1912), Shera Danese (1949), Katie Holmes (1978), Lisa Edelstein (1966), and Jane Kaczmarek (1955). After her are Anne Meara (1929), Susan Flannery (1939), Robert Culp (1930), Bo Derek (1956), Lois Chiles (1947), and John Derek (1926).

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