Joan Crawford

1904 - 1977

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Joan Crawford (born Lucille Fay LeSueur; March 23, c. 1904–1908 – May 10, 1977) was an American actress. Starting as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before debuting on Broadway, Crawford was signed to a motion picture contract by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1925. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan Crawford has received more than 14,202,704 page views. Her biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Joan Crawford is the 334th most popular actor (down from 251st in 2019), the 654th most popular biography from United States (down from 500th in 2019) and the 179th most popular American Actor.

Joan Crawford is most famous for her acting career which spanned over 50 years. She was a Hollywood star in the 1920s and 1930s and won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1945 for her role in Mildred Pierce.

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Among actors, Joan Crawford ranks 334 out of 10,030Before her are Emma Thompson, Matt Damon, Wentworth Miller, John Cleese, Sophie Marceau, and John Malkovich. After her are Walter Matthau, Larry Hagman, Hattie McDaniel, Jason Robards, Cate Blanchett, and Anne Bancroft.

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Among people born in 1904, Joan Crawford ranks 25Before her are René Lacoste, Harry Martinson, John Hicks, Wendell Meredith Stanley, Gregory Bateson, and Hans Albert Einstein. After her are Glenn Miller, Odilo Globočnik, Hans Morgenthau, Ernst Mayr, Dmitry Kabalevsky, and Willem de Kooning. Among people deceased in 1977, Joan Crawford ranks 21Before her are Kurt Schuschnigg, Anaïs Nin, Howard Hawks, Ernst Bloch, Bing Crosby, and Francis Gary Powers. After her are Alexander Luria, Clarice Lispector, Ali Shariati, Peter Finch, Andreas Baader, and Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joan Crawford ranks 654 out of 15,968Before her are Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867), Louise Hay (1926), Monica Lewinsky (1973), John Glenn (1921), John Malkovich (1953), and Sidney Lumet (1924). After her are Michael Bloomberg (1942), Glenn Miller (1904), Magic Johnson (1959), Walter Matthau (1920), Irving Langmuir (1881), and Asaph Hall (1829).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Joan Crawford ranks 179Before her are Alan Arkin (1934), Frances Farmer (1913), Ali MacGraw (1939), Robert Mitchum (1917), Matt Damon (1970), and John Malkovich (1953). After her are Walter Matthau (1920), Larry Hagman (1931), Hattie McDaniel (1893), Jason Robards (1922), Anne Bancroft (1931), and John Cassavetes (1929).

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