Kim Novak

1933 - Today

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Marilyn Pauline "Kim" Novak (born February 13, 1933) is an American retired film and television actress and painter. Her contributions to cinema have been honored with two Golden Globe Awards, an Honorary Golden Bear, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Novak began her career in 1954 after signing a contract with Columbia Pictures, and quickly became one of Hollywood's top box office stars, appearing in Picnic (1955), The Man with the Golden Arm (1955), and Pal Joey (1957). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Novak has received more than 7,078,476 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Kim Novak is the 307th most popular actor (up from 323rd in 2019), the 561st most popular biography from United States (up from 590th in 2019) and the 153rd most popular American Actor.

Kim Novak is most famous for her role in the Alfred Hitchcock film "Vertigo."

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  • 4.31

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Among actors, Kim Novak ranks 307 out of 13,578Before her are Juliette Binoche, Kenneth Branagh, Burt Young, Salma Hayek, Harold Lloyd, and Carl Weathers. After her are Mia Farrow, Leonard Nimoy, Sean Penn, Ian Holm, Maurice Chevalier, and Daniel Craig.

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Among people born in 1933, Kim Novak ranks 32Before her are Jayne Mansfield, Krzysztof Penderecki, Paul Biya, Paul J. Crutzen, Abolhassan Banisadr, and Bernardo Provenzano. After her are Quincy Jones, Costa-Gavras, Álvaro Siza Vieira, John Barry, Antonio Negri, and Gene Wilder.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kim Novak ranks 561 out of 20,380Before her are Immanuel Wallerstein (1930), Kamala Harris (1964), T. S. Eliot (1888), Oprah Winfrey (1954), Carl Weathers (1948), and Gloria Gaynor (1947). After her are George Armstrong Custer (1839), Quincy Jones (1933), Ronald Wayne (1934), Mia Farrow (1945), Leonard Nimoy (1931), and Charles Goodyear (1800).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kim Novak ranks 153Before her are Janet Leigh (1927), Ernest Borgnine (1917), Raquel Welch (1940), Burt Young (1940), Harold Lloyd (1893), and Carl Weathers (1948). After her are Mia Farrow (1945), Leonard Nimoy (1931), Sean Penn (1960), Matt Damon (1970), Jennifer Aniston (1969), and Julianne Moore (1960).

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