Lena Horne

1917 - 2010

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Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an African-American dancer, actress, Grammy-winning singer, and civil rights activist. Horne's career spanned over 70 years, appearing in film, television, and theater. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lena Horne has received more than 3,960,923 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Lena Horne is the 2,308th most popular actor (up from 2,639th in 2019), the 3,854th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,374th in 2019) and the 1,130th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Lena Horne ranks 2,308 out of 10,030Before her are Valerie Perrine, Tania Mallet, Ian Ziering, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bernard Fox, and Daniel Dae Kim. After her are Rhea Perlman, Gloria Guida, Jennie Garth, Ray Wise, Susana Giménez, and John Williams.

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Among people born in 1917, Lena Horne ranks 156Before her are Oliver Tambo, Luigi Poggi, Vasiľ Biľak, Robert Manzon, Aníbal Paz, and Earl Cameron. After her are Domenico Bartolucci, David Tomlinson, Zoltán Fábri, Bertil Nordahl, Caspar Weinberger, and Vasily Mishin. Among people deceased in 2010, Lena Horne ranks 143Before her are Steingrímur Hermannsson, Juan Carlos González, Nasr Abu Zayd, Jill Clayburgh, Fud Leclerc, and Philippa Foot. After her are Adriaan Blaauw, Albert Ghiorso, Bobbejaan Schoepen, Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, Fernando Riera, and John Leslie.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lena Horne ranks 3,854 out of 15,968Before her are Billie Joe Armstrong (1972), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (1981), Gilbert Stuart (1755), Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (1887), Dianne Feinstein (1933), and Gene Autry (1907). After her are Mickey Mantle (1931), Mike Bongiorno (1924), Rhea Perlman (1948), Jennie Garth (1972), Eric Carle (1929), and Ray Wise (1947).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Lena Horne ranks 1,130Before her are Jack Arnold (1916), Anne Heche (1969), Selma Blair (1972), Valerie Perrine (1943), Ian Ziering (1964), and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (1981). After her are Rhea Perlman (1948), Jennie Garth (1972), Ray Wise (1947), Seann William Scott (1976), Tony Goldwyn (1960), and Eric Dane (1972).

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