Kim Hunter

1922 - 2002

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Kim Hunter (born Janet Cole; November 12, 1922 – September 11, 2002) was an American theatre, film, and television actress. She achieved prominence for portraying Stella Kowalski in the original production of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, which she reprised for the 1951 film adaptation, and won both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. Decades later, she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for her work on the soap opera The Edge of Night. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Hunter has received more than 1,529,155 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Kim Hunter is the 971st most popular actor (down from 811th in 2019), the 1,822nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,601st in 2019) and the 480th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Kim Hunter ranks 971 out of 10,030Before her are Kelly Lynch, Carrie-Anne Moss, Florinda Bolkan, Michel Serrault, Michael Dudikoff, and Tatsuya Nakadai. After her are Don Ameche, Pedro Infante, Johannes Heesters, Valentina Cortese, Patrick Macnee, and Gottfried John.

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Among people born in 1922, Kim Hunter ranks 96Before her are Abdul Razak Hussein, Raymond Franz, Paul Marcinkus, Elmer Bernstein, Marek Edelman, and Hussein-Ali Montazeri. After her are Leo Tindemans, Patrick Macnee, Guy Hamilton, Carlos Andrés Pérez, Clair Cameron Patterson, and Taro Kagawa. Among people deceased in 2002, Kim Hunter ranks 62Before her are John Frankenheimer, Mauro Ramos, Henri Verneuil, Infanta Beatriz of Spain, Peggy Lee, and George Porter. After her are John Entwistle, Velibor Vasović, Hugo Banzer, Joaquín Balaguer, Pierre Werner, and Joe Strummer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kim Hunter ranks 1,822 out of 15,968Before her are Robert Benton (1932), William F. Sharpe (1934), John Harvey Kellogg (1852), Wolfgang Kapp (1858), Michael Dudikoff (1954), and James L. Brooks (1940). After her are Vannevar Bush (1890), Asa Griggs Candler (1851), Don Ameche (1908), Benjamin Spock (1903), Saul Kripke (1940), and Thomas A. Steitz (1940).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kim Hunter ranks 480Before her are Richard Jenkins (1947), Anna May Wong (1905), Andie MacDowell (1958), Billy Crystal (1948), Kelly Lynch (1959), and Michael Dudikoff (1954). After her are Don Ameche (1908), Judd Hirsch (1935), John Carradine (1906), Lee Remick (1935), Frances Conroy (1953), and Lee J. Cobb (1911).

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