Linda Blair

1959 - Today

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Linda Denise Blair (born January 22, 1959) is an American actress and activist. She played the role of 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 Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977), for which she was nominated for a Saturn Award. Blair would go 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 4,765,314 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Linda Blair is the 1,438th most popular actor (up from 1,555th in 2019), the 2,560th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,806th in 2019) and the 704th most popular American Actor.

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  • 4.8M

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  • 65.38

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Linda Blair ranks 1,438 out of 10,030Before her are Katherine Heigl, Jean Delannoy, Rossy de Palma, Tallulah Bankhead, John Derek, and Nathan Fillion. After her are Roscoe Arbuckle, Zac Efron, Miriam Hopkins, Claude Akins, Chris Pine, and Macaulay Culkin.

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Among people born in 1959, Linda Blair ranks 60Before her are Patricia Clarkson, Milorad Dodik, Tupou VI, Anne Hidalgo, Andrea de Cesaris, and Satoru Iwata. After her are Abdullah of Pahang, Robert Smith, Marcia Gay Harden, Muhammad bin Nayef, Matthew Modine, and Thomas Ravelli.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Linda Blair ranks 2,560 out of 15,968Before her are Katherine Heigl (1978), Tallulah Bankhead (1902), David Riesman (1909), John Derek (1926), Raymond Smullyan (1919), and John Adams (1947). After her are Roscoe Arbuckle (1887), Jon Kabat-Zinn (1944), Zac Efron (1987), Edward Bellamy (1850), Asa Akira (1986), and Natalie Cole (1950).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Linda Blair ranks 704Before her are Jo Van Fleet (1915), Amber Heard (1986), Josh Duhamel (1972), Katherine Heigl (1978), Tallulah Bankhead (1902), and John Derek (1926). After her are Roscoe Arbuckle (1887), Zac Efron (1987), Miriam Hopkins (1902), Claude Akins (1926), Chris Pine (1980), and Macaulay Culkin (1980).

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