Maia Morgenstern

1962 - Today

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Maia Emilia Ninel Morgenstern (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈmaja ˈmorɡənʃtern] (listen); born 1 May 1962) is a Romanian film and stage actress, described by Florin Mitu of AMOS News as "a symbol of Romanian theater and film". In the English-speaking world, she is probably best known for the role of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. In Romania, she has been nationally known since her 1992 role as Nela in Balanța, a film known in the United States as The Oak, set during the waning days of Communist Romania. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maia Morgenstern has received more than 417,998 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Maia Morgenstern is the 2,478th most popular actor (down from 2,380th in 2019), the 211th most popular biography from Romania (down from 198th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Romanian Actor.

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  • 420k

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  • 62.19

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Maia Morgenstern ranks 2,478 out of 10,030. Before her are Jacki Weaver, Ray Stevenson, Tracy Pollan, Danny Huston, Chris Vance, and Sarah Clarke. After her are Ferdinand Raimund, Antonia San Juan, Arthur O'Connell, Tom Mix, Wil Wheaton, and Ferdinand Marian.

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Among people born in 1962, Maia Morgenstern ranks 105Before her are David Lagercrantz, Ollanta Humala, Matteo Messina Denaro, Anthony Edwards, Grant Show, and Danny Huston. After her are Lori Lightfoot, Shinya Yamanaka, Branko Crvenkovski, Imad Mughniyah, Kim Vilfort, and Peter Steele.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Maia Morgenstern ranks 211 out of 572. Before her are Nicolae Rădescu (1874), Ion Ghica (1816), Simon Hollósy (1857), Viorica Dăncilă (1963), Miodrag Belodedici (1964), and Franz Rohr von Denta (1854). After her are Barbu Catargiu (1807), Ion G. Duca (1879), Angela Gheorghiu (1965), Adrian Mutu (1979), Endre Kabos (1906), and Aaron Aaronsohn (1876).

Among ACTORS In Romania

Among actors born in Romania, Maia Morgenstern ranks 4Before her are Bela Lugosi (1882), Edward G. Robinson (1893), and Maria Tănase (1913). After her are Sebastian Stan (1982), John Houseman (1902), Lupu Pick (1886), Marcel Iureș (1951), Gheorghe Mureșan (1971), Alexandra Maria Lara (1978), and Anamaria Marinca (1978).

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