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Maria Montez

1912 - 1951

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María África Gracia Vidal (6 June 1912 – 7 September 1951), known professionally as Maria Montez, was a Dominican motion picture actress who gained fame and popularity in the 1940s starring in a series of filmed-in-Technicolor costume adventure films. Her screen image was that of a seductress, dressed in fanciful costumes and sparkling jewels. She became so identified with these adventure epics that she became known as The Queen of Technicolor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Montez has received more than 577,597 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Maria Montez is the 1,729th most popular actor (up from 1,839th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Dominican Republic (up from 9th in 2019) and the most popular Dominican Actor.

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  • 580k

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  • 54.20

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Maria Montez ranks 1,729 out of 9,996Before her are Joan Bennett, Lesley Gore, Rufus Sewell, William Zabka, Vincent Lindon, and Mary-Louise Parker. After her are John Phillip Law, Claude Akins, Dominique Pinon, François Berléand, Tom Ellis, and Jane Alexander.

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Among people born in 1912, Maria Montez ranks 124Before her are Isidro Lángara, Gil Evans, Thorbjørn Egner, Wendy Hiller, Josef Blösche, and Marta Eggerth. After her are Võ Chí Công, Günther Lützow, Rashid Nezhmetdinov, Alexey Sudayev, Jacques Bergier, and Kathleen Ferrier. Among people deceased in 1951, Maria Montez ranks 66Before her are Louis Jouvet, Ali Sami Yen, Tadeusz Borowski, Géza Maróczy, Robert Grant Aitken, and Liaquat Ali Khan. After her are Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of Russia, Yoshio Nishina, Josef Bohuslav Foerster, Warner Baxter, Louis Lavelle, and Abanindranath Tagore.

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In Dominican Republic

Among people born in Dominican Republic, Maria Montez ranks 8 out of 47Before her are Oscar de la Renta (1932), Théodore Chassériau (1819), Hatuey (1478), Joaquín Balaguer (1906), Juan Pablo Duarte (1813), and Juan Bosch (1909). After her are Danilo Medina (1951), Leonel Fernández (1953), Máximo Gómez (1836), Héctor Trujillo (1908), Luis Abinader (1967), and Juan Luis Guerra (1957).

Among ACTORS In Dominican Republic

Among actors born in Dominican Republic, Maria Montez ranks 1After her are Dania Ramirez (1979), Amelia Vega (1984), Dascha Polanco (1982), Aimee Carrero (1988), and Jorge Lendeborg Jr. (1996).

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