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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 best known for portraying 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 694,945 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Maia Morgenstern is the 2,700th most popular actor (down from 2,474th in 2019), the 229th most popular biography from Romania (down from 211th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Romanian Actor.

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  • 50.80

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  • 25

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  • 6.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Maia Morgenstern ranks 2,700 out of 9,996Before her are Shemar Moore, Rishi Kapoor, Susana Giménez, Jimmy Fontana, Mirtha Legrand, and Justin Chambers. After her are Taika Waititi, Fred MacMurray, Carice van Houten, Samantha Bond, Harry Hamlin, and Marlon Jackson.

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Among people born in 1962, Maia Morgenstern ranks 121Before her are David Foster Wallace, Michel Qissi, Bassel al-Assad, Sergio Batista, Victoria Ruffo, and Dorian Yates. After her are Renato Portaluppi, Denis O'Hare, Natalya Lisovskaya, Joan Osborne, Victor Pelevin, and Nick Kamen.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Maia Morgenstern ranks 229 out of 665Before her are Inna (1986), Olha Kobylianska (1863), Adrian Năstase (1950), Ferenc Kazinczy (1759), Răzvan Lucescu (1969), and Basarab the Old (null). After her are Ileana Cotrubaș (1939), Elisa Leonida Zamfirescu (1887), Adolf Albin (1848), Nicolae Bălcescu (1819), Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu (1952), and Ludovic Orban (1963).

Among ACTORS In Romania

Among actors born in Romania, Maia Morgenstern ranks 5Before her are Bela Lugosi (1882), Edward G. Robinson (1893), Maria Tănase (1913), and Sebastian Stan (1982). After her are John Houseman (1902), Ágnes Esterházy (1891), Lupu Pick (1886), Marcel Iureș (1951), Natalya Varley (1947), Alexandra Maria Lara (1978), and Júlia Sigmond (1929).

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