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Linda Blair

1959 - Today

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Linda Denise Blair (born January 22, 1959) is an American actress and activist. She played Regan MacNeil in the horror film The Exorcist (1973), for which she won a Golden Globe Award and received a nomination for an Academy Award. The film established her as a horror icon and scream queen; she reprised the role in the sequel Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977), for which she earned a nomination for a Saturn Award. Blair went on to star in numerous television films, such as Born Innocent (1974), Sarah T. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Linda Blair has received more than 5,179,164 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Linda Blair is the 1,775th most popular actor (down from 1,438th in 2019), the 2,957th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,559th in 2019) and the 848th most popular American Actor.

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  • 5.2M

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  • 54.04

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  • 39

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  • 3.85

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  • 4.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Linda Blair ranks 1,775 out of 9,996Before her are Xander Berkeley, Frank Grillo, Tarcísio Meira, Aidan Gillen, Tallulah Bankhead, and Ghassan Massoud. After her are Charles Napier, Scatman Crothers, Tom Felton, Elya Baskin, Werner Krauss, and Eddie Fisher.

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Among people born in 1959, Linda Blair ranks 81Before her are Vincent Lindon, Renny Harlin, Muhammad bin Nayef, Jonathan Franzen, Chan Santokhi, and Abu Omar al-Baghdadi. After her are Lee Haney, Matthew Modine, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Alan Wilder, Laura Chinchilla, and Nimr al-Nimr.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Linda Blair ranks 2,957 out of 18,182Before her are Jerry Siegel (1914), Iva Toguri D'Aquino (1916), Xander Berkeley (1955), Frank Grillo (1965), Benjamin Libet (1916), and Tallulah Bankhead (1902). After her are William Bates (1860), Derrick Rose (1988), Neil Postman (1931), Phillip Allen Sharp (1944), Charles Napier (1936), and Scatman Crothers (1910).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Linda Blair ranks 848Before her are Rhea Seehorn (1972), Adam Driver (1983), Dana Ivey (1941), Xander Berkeley (1955), Frank Grillo (1965), and Tallulah Bankhead (1902). After her are Charles Napier (1936), Scatman Crothers (1910), Eddie Fisher (1928), Christina Applegate (1971), Melissa Gilbert (1964), and Dorothy Gibson (1889).

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