Kay Kendall

1927 - 1959

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Kay Kendall (21 May 1927 – 6 September 1959) was an English actress and comedienne. She began her film career in the musical film London Town (1946). Although the film was a financial failure, Kendall continued to work regularly until her appearance in the comedy film Genevieve (1953) brought her widespread recognition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kay Kendall has received more than 746,889 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Kay Kendall is the 4,201st most popular actor (down from 3,891st in 2019), the 3,444th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,196th in 2019) and the 538th most popular British Actor.

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  • 58.42

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  • 23

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  • 2.01

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  • 3.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Kay Kendall ranks 4,201 out of 10,030Before her are Bob Anderson, Flora Robson, McLean Stevenson, Nicholas Hoult, Frances Sternhagen, and Carla Laemmle. After her are Bebe Neuwirth, A. J. Cook, Gabrielle Anwar, Dexter Fletcher, Rick Baker, and Jang Keun-suk.

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Among people born in 1927, Kay Kendall ranks 287Before her are Karl Stotz, Carmen Zapata, Tina Anselmi, David Padilla, Shirley Fry, and McLean Stevenson. After her are William Perry, Edmund Szoka, Tihomir Ognjanov, Giovanni Arpino, Trude Beiser, and Emil Pažický. Among people deceased in 1959, Kay Kendall ranks 141Before her are Sax Rohmer, Carl Switzer, Molla Mallory, Guillermo Riveros, Eero Lehtonen, and Una O'Connor. After her are Abdul Muis, Francis de Miomandre, Samuel Hoare, 1st Viscount Templewood, Boris Lavrenyov, Lipót Fejér, and Ivor Bueb.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Kay Kendall ranks 3,444 out of 6,924Before her are John Marshall (1748), John Powell (1963), Bob Anderson (1922), Flora Robson (1902), Harry Kane (1993), and Nicholas Hoult (1989). After her are Gary McKinnon (1966), Gabrielle Anwar (1970), Dexter Fletcher (1966), John Negroponte (1939), Hugh Falconer (1808), and Edward Carpenter (1844).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Kay Kendall ranks 538Before her are Peter Mullan (1959), Lily James (1989), Michael Crawford (1942), Bob Anderson (1922), Flora Robson (1902), and Nicholas Hoult (1989). After her are Gabrielle Anwar (1970), Dexter Fletcher (1966), Burt Kwouk (1930), Gemma Arterton (1986), Alun Armstrong (1946), and Catherine Bell (1968).

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