Joan Allen

1956 - Today

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Joan Allen (born August 20, 1956) is an American actress. She began her career with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 1977, won the 1984 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play for And a Nightingale Sang, and won the 1988 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her Broadway debut in Burn This. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan Allen has received more than 3,554,446 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Joan Allen is the 1,240th most popular actor (down from 1,111th in 2019), the 2,267th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,044th in 2019) and the 615th most popular American Actor.

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  • 66.21

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  • 40

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  • 4.91

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  • 3.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Joan Allen ranks 1,240 out of 10,030Before her are Damon Wayans, Chris Noth, Dean Cain, Ernst Busch, Henry Cavill, and Erdoğan Atalay. After her are Omar Sy, George Segal, Edward Fox, Patricia Arquette, Patrick Bauchau, and Ernie Hudson.

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Among people born in 1956, Joan Allen ranks 60Before her are Michele Alboreto, Sela Ward, Khaled Mashal, Miguel Bosé, Rita Wilson, and Almazbek Atambayev. After her are Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Stevie Young, Randy Rhoads, Guido van Rossum, David Sassoli, and Sugar Ray Leonard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joan Allen ranks 2,267 out of 15,968Before her are King C. Gillette (1855), Freddie King (1934), Chris Noth (1954), Dean Cain (1966), Lisa Marie Presley (1968), and Oliver Winchester (1810). After her are Leslie White (1900), George Lakoff (1941), Ken Mattingly (1936), George Segal (1934), Stephen Foster (1826), and Steve Fossett (1944).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Joan Allen ranks 615Before her are Richard Schiff (1955), Lee Grant (1927), Ann Morgan Guilbert (1928), Damon Wayans (1960), Chris Noth (1954), and Dean Cain (1966). After her are George Segal (1934), Patricia Arquette (1968), Ernie Hudson (1945), Vic Morrow (1929), Ellen Barkin (1954), and Eddie Fisher (1928).

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