Kathryn Grayson

1922 - 2010

Kathryn Grayson

Zelma Kathryn Elisabeth Hedrick (February 9, 1922 – February 17, 2010) was an American actress and coloratura soprano.From the age of twelve, Grayson trained as an opera singer. She was under contract to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer by the early 1940s, soon establishing a career principally through her work in musicals. After several supporting roles, she was a lead performer in such films as Thousands Cheer (1943), Anchors Aweigh (1945) with Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly, and Show Boat (1951) and Kiss Me Kate (1953), both with Howard Keel.When film musical production declined, she worked in theatre, appearing in Camelot (1962–1964). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kathryn Grayson has received more than 828,866 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 4,324th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 830k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.58

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Television and Movie Roles

Page views of Kathryn Graysons by language


Among actors, Kathryn Grayson ranks 4,270 out of 8,832Before her are Michael Paul Chan, Gary Lockwood, Nina Ananiashvili, Stephen Dorff, Tobias Menzies, and Vera-Ellen. After her are Ken Davitian, Pierfrancesco Favino, Ludivine Sagnier, Simmone Jade Mackinnon, Elpidia Carrillo, and Keith Michell.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1922, Kathryn Grayson ranks 260Before her are José Hierro, Edwin Vásquez, Carl Amery, Roscoe Lee Browne, Jacques Pollet, and Neal Hefti. After her are Fritz Riess, Nancy Walker, Haskell Wexler, Paul Winchell, Barbara Hale, and Guy Madison. Among people deceased in 2010, Kathryn Grayson ranks 263Before her are Philippe Séguin, Hal Connolly, Janusz Zakrzeński, Abel Muzorewa, Loris Kessel, and Marc Bazin. After her are Jorge González, Joseph Kruskal, Eva Ibbotson, Daisuke Gōri, Franco Ballerini, and Nujabes.

Others Born in 1922

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2010

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Kathryn Grayson ranks 6,507 out of 12,171Before her are Ramsey Clark (1927), John Norman (1931), Gerry Goffin (1939), Vera-Ellen (1921), David Blatt (1959), and Jennifer Batten (1957). After her are Ken Davitian (1953), Leroy Carr (1905), Mick Foley (1965), Diamanda Galás (1955), Billy Campbell (1959), and Louis L'Amour (1908).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kathryn Grayson ranks 2,070Before her are Tyler Posey (1991), Kristine Sutherland (1955), Michael Paul Chan (1950), Gary Lockwood (1937), Stephen Dorff (1973), and Vera-Ellen (1921). After her are Ken Davitian (1953), Billy Campbell (1959), Jason Scott Lee (1966), Cara Buono (null), Alexis Arquette (1969), and Bruce Bennett (1906).