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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. 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). She is widely known for her performances as Madeleine Elster and Judy Barton in Alfred Hitchcock's thriller Vertigo (1958) with James Stewart. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Novak has received more than 5,907,592 page views. Her biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Kim Novak is the 324th most popular actor (up from 353rd in 2019), the 590th most popular biography from United States (up from 711th in 2019) and the 163rd most popular American Actor.

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

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  • 65.52

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  • 51

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  • 5.11

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  • 4.19

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Among actors, Kim Novak ranks 324 out of 9,996Before her are Reese Witherspoon, Sonny Chiba, Kevin Spacey, Mia Farrow, Ed Harris, and Hugh Grant. After her are Lon Chaney, Demi Moore, Michael Keaton, Michael Landon, Kate Winslet, and Sean Penn.

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Among people born in 1933, Kim Novak ranks 31Before her are Heinrich Rohrer, Costa-Gavras, Elinor Ostrom, Arno Allan Penzias, Wilbur Smith, and Richard Rogers. After her are Philip Zimbardo, Álvaro Siza Vieira, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stanley Milgram, Steven Weinberg, and John Barry.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kim Novak ranks 590 out of 18,182Before her are Ed Harris (1950), Robert Coleman Richardson (1937), Douglas Engelbart (1925), Angela Davis (1944), Clifford Geertz (1926), and Anna Politkovskaya (1958). After her are Lon Chaney (1883), Art Garfunkel (1941), Jane Addams (1860), Meat Loaf (1947), Philip Glass (1937), and Demi Moore (1962).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kim Novak ranks 163Before her are Walter Matthau (1920), William Holden (1918), Reese Witherspoon (1976), Kevin Spacey (1959), Mia Farrow (1945), and Ed Harris (1950). After her are Lon Chaney (1883), Demi Moore (1962), Michael Keaton (1951), Michael Landon (1936), Sean Penn (1960), and Janet Leigh (1927).

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