Kelly Bishop

1944 - Today

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Carole "Kelly" Bishop (born February 28, 1944) is an American actress and dancer, best known for her roles as matriarch Emily Gilmore on the series Gilmore Girls and as Marjorie Houseman, the mother of Jennifer Grey's Frances "Baby" Houseman in the film Dirty Dancing. Bishop originated the role of Sheila in A Chorus Line, for which she won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kelly Bishop has received more than 2,240,204 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Kelly Bishop is the 1,033rd most popular actor (up from 1,515th in 2019), the 1,919th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,735th in 2019) and the 508th most popular American Actor.

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  • 2.2M

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  • 67.20

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

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  • 4.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Kelly Bishop ranks 1,033 out of 10,030Before her are Paolo Villaggio, Vinnie Jones, Haya Harareet, Yvonne De Carlo, Alla Nazimova, and Karin Dor. After her are Bernard Blier, Eleanor Parker, Mandy Patinkin, Adel Emam, Max Schreck, and Chris Pratt.

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Among people born in 1944, Kelly Bishop ranks 117Before her are John Entwistle, Michelle Phillips, Jan-Michael Vincent, Frank Oz, Pattie Boyd, and Ashraf Marwan. After her are Rexhep Meidani, David J. Wineland, Karin Schubert, Jürgen Grabowski, Robert C. Merton, and Alice Walker.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kelly Bishop ranks 1,919 out of 15,968Before her are Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930), Andrew Garfield (1983), Ken Norton (1943), Sheldon Adelson (1933), Jack Daniel (1850), and Dorothy Vaughan (1910). After her are Alex Jones (1974), David Letterman (1947), Eleanor Parker (1922), Alvin Kraenzlein (1876), Robert Mapplethorpe (1946), and Mandy Patinkin (1952).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kelly Bishop ranks 508Before her are Drew Barrymore (1975), Billy Zane (1966), Dorothy Malone (1924), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), Linda Lee Cadwell (1945), and Andrew Garfield (1983). After her are Eleanor Parker (1922), Mandy Patinkin (1952), Chris Pratt (1979), Terry O'Quinn (1952), Gordon Scott (1926), and Mark Margolis (1939).

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