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Maila Nurmi

1922 - 2008

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Maila Elizabeth Syrjäniemi (December 11, 1922 – January 10, 2008), known professionally as Maila Nurmi, was an American actress who created the campy 1950s character Vampira. She was raised in Astoria, Oregon, where she worked in tuna and salmon canneries. She relocated to Los Angeles in 1940, with hopes of becoming an actress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maila Nurmi has received more than 1,762,407 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Maila Nurmi is the 2,314th most popular actor (down from 1,977th in 2019), the 3,765th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,386th in 2019) and the 1,103rd most popular American Actor.

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  • 23

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  • 2.83

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  • 3.51

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Among actors, Maila Nurmi ranks 2,314 out of 9,996Before her are Leslie Jones, Sydne Rome, Irène Jacob, Anita Berber, Seymour Cassel, and Jamie Dornan. After her are David Harbour, Bryce Dallas Howard, Dennis Haysbert, Isaiah Washington, Eileen Brennan, and Diane Baker.

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Among people born in 1922, Maila Nurmi ranks 186Before her are Hal Clement, Joan Copeland, Michael Ansara, Georges Cottier, Lennart Nilsson, and Władysław Bartoszewski. After her are Carlo Lizzani, Charles Gérard, Tetsurō Tamba, Khiuaz Dospanova, George McGovern, and Jack Klugman. Among people deceased in 2008, Maila Nurmi ranks 132Before her are Guillaume Depardieu, Mieczysław Rakowski, Cornell Capa, Dorival Caymmi, Majel Barrett, and Jean-Daniel Cadinot. After her are Alfonso López Trujillo, Joan Segarra, Khiuaz Dospanova, Nonna Mordyukova, Vishwanath Pratap Singh, and Robert Mulligan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Maila Nurmi ranks 3,765 out of 18,182Before her are Sydne Rome (1951), Paul Castellano (1915), Nan Goldin (1953), Seymour Cassel (1935), Don Alden Adams (1925), and Harry Hammond Hess (1906). After her are Edward MacDowell (1860), David Harbour (1975), Donald Lippincott (1893), Bryce Dallas Howard (1981), Dennis Haysbert (1954), and Don Simpson (1943).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Maila Nurmi ranks 1,103Before her are Paul Guilfoyle (1949), Josephine Hull (1877), Jon Bernthal (1976), Leslie Jones (1967), Sydne Rome (1951), and Seymour Cassel (1935). After her are David Harbour (1975), Bryce Dallas Howard (1981), Dennis Haysbert (1954), Isaiah Washington (1963), Eileen Brennan (1932), and Diane Baker (1938).

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