Lupe Ontiveros

1942 - 2012

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Guadalupe Ontiveros (née Moreno; September 17, 1942 – July 26, 2012) was an American actress best known for portraying Rosalita in The Goonies, and Yolanda Saldívar in the film Selena. She acted in numerous films and television shows. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lupe Ontiveros has received more than 1,571,367 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Lupe Ontiveros is the 4,062nd most popular actor (down from 3,535th in 2019), the 6,040th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,421st in 2019) and the 1,831st most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.02

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Lupe Ontiveros by language

Over the past year Lupe Ontiveros has had the most page views in the with 170,516 views, followed by Spanish (16,838), and Italian (9,154). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Galician (124.56%), Belarusian (110.40%), and Afrikaans (88.89%)


Among actors, Lupe Ontiveros ranks 4,062 out of 13,578Before her are Predrag Bjelac, Benedicta Boccoli, Kim Dickens, Noël Roquevert, Yang Mi-kyung, and Amparo Rivelles. After her are Al Corley, Rosamund Kwan, Jesse Spencer, Mikhail Nikolayevich Zadornov, Natalya Arinbasarova, and Peter Franzén.

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Among people born in 1942, Lupe Ontiveros ranks 416Before her are Rita Tushingham, Beverly Aadland, Guo Boxiong, Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino, Jeffrey Ullman, and Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini. After her are Tomasz Stańko, Roger McGuinn, Terenci Moix, Sergey Shakurov, C. J. Cherryh, and Richard O'Brien. Among people deceased in 2012, Lupe Ontiveros ranks 260Before her are Vadim Glowna, Andy Griffith, Edvard Mirzoyan, Eugene Polley, François Migault, and Otto Stich. After her are Aleksandr Belyavsky, Heino Kruus, Davy Jones, Keith Campbell, Juan Francisco Lombardo, and Ignatius IV of Antioch.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lupe Ontiveros ranks 6,040 out of 20,380Before her are William Bonin (1947), Walter Burley Griffin (1876), John William Casilear (1811), Geraldine Ferraro (1935), Kim Dickens (1965), and Stan Hansen (1949). After her are Ben Sharpsteen (1895), Willie Colón (1950), W. C. Handy (1873), Al Corley (1956), Anthony Downs (1930), and Justin Gatlin (1982).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Lupe Ontiveros ranks 1,831Before her are Beulah Bondi (1889), Zach Braff (1975), Paul Dooley (1928), Mark Boone Junior (1955), Michael Cudlitz (1964), and Kim Dickens (1965). After her are Al Corley (1956), Carol Channing (1921), Shannon Elizabeth (1973), Estelle Taylor (1894), Denver Pyle (1920), and Margaret Avery (1944).

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