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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 2,668,776 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Kelly Bishop is the 1,463rd most popular actor (down from 1,033rd in 2019), the 2,527th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,918th in 2019) and the 712th most popular American Actor.

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  • 2.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Kelly Bishop ranks 1,463 out of 9,996Before her are Marcia Gay Harden, Paul Rudd, Ben Cross, Karl Urban, George Hamilton, and Lee Jung-jae. After her are Martin Lawrence, Fay Wray, Channing Tatum, Katie Holmes, Michel Bouquet, and Beverly D'Angelo.

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Among people born in 1944, Kelly Bishop ranks 168Before her are Leif Segerstam, Dennis Wilson, G. W. Bailey, Bernard Tschumi, Herbert Wimmer, and António Mascarenhas Monteiro. After her are Pierre Deligne, Marc Ouellet, Ayad Allawi, Oqil Oqilov, Karen Armstrong, and Francisco Sagasti.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kelly Bishop ranks 2,527 out of 18,182Before her are Paul Rudd (1969), Captain Beefheart (1941), Robert D. Putnam (1941), George Hamilton (1939), Gordon Cooper (1927), and Ronald Inglehart (1934). After her are Ariana Grande (1993), Tony Robbins (1960), Edwin H. Land (1909), Jason Newsted (1963), Jerry Fodor (1935), and Lizzie Borden (1860).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kelly Bishop ranks 712Before her are Dean Cain (1966), Thelma Ritter (1902), Rob Schneider (1963), Marcia Gay Harden (1959), Paul Rudd (1969), and George Hamilton (1939). After her are Katie Holmes (1978), Beverly D'Angelo (1951), Katharine Ross (1940), Eleanor Parker (1922), Bill Nunn (1953), and Debra Winger (1955).

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