Luise Rainer

1910 - 2014

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Luise Rainer (, German: [ˈʁaɪ̯nɐ]; 12 January 1910 – 30 December 2014) was a German-American-British film actress. She was the first thespian to win multiple Academy Awards and the first to win back-to-back; at the time of her death, thirteen days shy of her 105th birthday, she was the longest-lived Oscar recipient, a superlative that had not been exceeded as of 2020.Rainer started her acting career in Germany at age 16, under the tutelage of Austria's leading stage director, Max Reinhardt. Within a few years, she had become a distinguished Berlin stage actress with Reinhardt's Vienna theater ensemble. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luise Rainer has received more than 815,275 page views. Her biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Luise Rainer is the 596th most popular actor (down from 411th in 2019), the 909th most popular biography from Germany (down from 700th in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Actor.

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Among actors, Luise Rainer ranks 596 out of 10,030. Before her are Gert Fröbe, Shelley Duvall, Kenneth Branagh, Jeremy Renner, Tim Roth, and Anthony Mann. After her are Kevin Bacon, Idina Menzel, Jacques Perrin, Pat Hitchcock, Eleonora Duse, and Uma Thurman.

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Among people born in 1910, Luise Rainer ranks 44Before her are Galina Ulanova, Michel Aflaq, August Landmesser, Meša Selimović, Erich Kempka, and Edvard Kardelj. After her are Jean-Louis Barrault, J. Allen Hynek, António de Spínola, Lobsang Rampa, Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz, and Ne Win. Among people deceased in 2014, Luise Rainer ranks 45Before her are Robert A. Dahl, Yoshiko Yamaguchi, Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba, Pete Seeger, Karlheinz Böhm, and Gerald Edelman. After her are Yozo Aoki, Maurice Duverger, P. D. James, Rubin Carter, Hans Hollein, and Gyula Grosics.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Luise Rainer ranks 909 out of 5,289. Before her are Nastassja Kinski (1961), Princess Louise of Prussia (1838), August Neidhardt von Gneisenau (1760), Gert Fröbe (1913), Reinhard Scheer (1863), and Franz Rosenzweig (1886). After her are Zwentibold (870), Georg von Frundsberg (1473), Gerd Binnig (1947), Max Delbrück (1906), Albert of Saxony (1828), and Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg (1546).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Luise Rainer ranks 13Before her are Horst Tappert (1923), Udo Kier (1944), Karlheinz Böhm (1928), Lale Andersen (1905), Nastassja Kinski (1961), and Gert Fröbe (1913). After her are Horst Buchholz (1933), Hardy Krüger (1928), Emmy Göring (1893), Erika Mann (1905), Hildegard Knef (1925), and Elke Sommer (1940).

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