Katharine Cornell

1893 - 1974

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Katharine Cornell (February 16, 1893 – June 9, 1974) was an American stage actress, writer, theater owner and producer. She was born in Berlin to American parents and raised in Buffalo, New York. Dubbed "The First Lady of the Theatre" by critic Alexander Woollcott, Cornell was the first performer to receive the Drama League Award, for Romeo and Juliet in 1935. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Katharine Cornell has received more than 312,124 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Katharine Cornell is the 5,185th most popular actor (down from 4,224th in 2019), the 4,063rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,992nd in 2019) and the 137th most popular German Actor.

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Among actors, Katharine Cornell ranks 5,185 out of 10,030Before her are Diego Klattenhoff, David Bennent, Justin Henry, Alison Brie, Eddie Kaye Thomas, and Shatrughan Sinha. After her are Lili Reinhart, Edward Dillon, Soo Ae, Nikki Reed, Joe Rogan, and Joanna Moore.

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Among people born in 1893, Katharine Cornell ranks 203Before her are Nurul Amin, Harry Warren, Elizabeth Cotten, Aksel Berg, John Norton, and Steingrímur Steinþórsson. After her are Princess Maud, Countess of Southesk, Muhammad Zafarullah Khan, Patricio Arabolaza, Richard Dix, Leatrice Joy, and Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford. Among people deceased in 1974, Katharine Cornell ranks 183Before her are Sucheta Kriplani, Þórbergur Þórðarson, Théodore Nouwens, Leon Shamroy, Ferruccio Novo, and Otto Kruger. After her are Ilona Massey, V. K. Krishna Menon, Gene Ammons, Charles Rosher, Ralph Bishop, and Tex Ritter.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Katharine Cornell ranks 4,063 out of 5,289Before her are Natja Brunckhorst (1966), Paul Matschie (1861), Theodor Leupold (null), Georg Thoma (1937), Zvjezdan Misimović (1982), and Theo Helfrich (1913). After her are Monika Maron (1941), Tomer Sisley (1974), Hans Schlegel (1951), Peter Baltes (1958), Jens Voigt (1971), and Sven Bender (1989).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Katharine Cornell ranks 137Before her are Götz Otto (1967), Grethe Weiser (1903), Veronica Ferres (1965), Martin Wuttke (1962), André Hennicke (1958), and Natja Brunckhorst (1966). After her are Tomer Sisley (1974), Rosemary Murphy (1925), Juliane Köhler (1965), Helge Schneider (1955), Anaid Iplicjian (1935), and Ozan Güven (1975).

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