Joan Chen

1961 - Today

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Joan Chen (born April 26, 1961) is a Chinese-American actress, film director, screenwriter, and film producer. In China she performed in the 1979 film Little Flower ("小花") and came to the attention of western audiences for her performance in the 1987 film The Last Emperor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan Chen has received more than 1,640,708 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Joan Chen is the 1,779th most popular actor (down from 1,745th in 2019), the 565th most popular biography from China (down from 542nd in 2019) and the 14th most popular Chinese Actor.

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  • 1.6M

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  • 64.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Joan Chen ranks 1,779 out of 10,030Before her are Tate Donovan, Carmen Electra, Michael Ansara, Orson Bean, Tanya Roberts, and Pernilla August. After her are Shadia, William Sadler, Alexander Skarsgård, Lindsay Duncan, Seymour Cassel, and Antonio Aguilar.

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Among people born in 1961, Joan Chen ranks 73Before her are Danny Blind, Amr Diab, Kalpana Chawla, Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Jennifer Coolidge, and Eric Stoltz. After her are Moana Pozzi, Chad Smith, David Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon, Bonnie Hunt, Andy Fletcher, and Sergei Aleinikov.

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In China

Among people born in China, Joan Chen ranks 565 out of 1,186Before her are Liu Zhiyuan (895), Yuan Zhen (779), Peng Zhen (1902), Lee Shau-kee (1929), Ji Kang (223), and Li Hongzhi (1951). After her are Boris Blacher (1903), Jimmy Lai (1948), Sun Simiao (581), Dong Yuan (932), He Yingqin (1890), and Consort Ban (-48).

Among ACTORS In China

Among actors born in China, Joan Chen ranks 14Before her are Shih Kien (1913), Yuen Siu-tien (1912), Hou Hsiao-hsien (1947), Zhou Xuan (1920), Ti Lung (1946), and Ruan Lingyu (1910). After her are Zhang Ziyi (1979), David Chiang (1947), Li Bingbing (1973), Cheng Pei-pei (1946), Gordon Liu (1951), and Faye Wong (1969).

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