Marilyn Miller

1898 - 1936

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Marilyn Miller (born Mary Ellen Reynolds; September 1, 1898 – April 7, 1936) was one of the most popular Broadway musical stars of the 1920s and early 1930s. She was an accomplished tap dancer, singer and actress, and the combination of these talents endeared her to audiences. On stage, she usually played rags-to-riches Cinderella characters who lived happily ever after. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marilyn Miller has received more than 327,304 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Marilyn Miller is the 989th most popular singer (up from 1,089th in 2019), the 5,537th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,734th in 2019) and the 279th most popular American Singer.

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Among singers, Marilyn Miller ranks 989 out of 3,541Before her are Zara Dolukhanova, Rino Gaetano, Ricardo Montaner, Tiny Tim, Loreen, and Franca Raimondi. After her are Bobby Bland, Akina Nakamori, Lou Rawls, IU, Beverly Sills, and Miguel Fleta.

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Among people born in 1898, Marilyn Miller ranks 175Before her are Edward Lawry Norton, Luis Muñoz Marín, Agnes Ayres, Allen Woodring, Richmond Landon, and Mikhail Artamonov. After her are Henry Luce, Norman Vincent Peale, Grace Moore, Blind Willie McTell, Preston Sturges, and Rosa Chacel. Among people deceased in 1936, Marilyn Miller ranks 117Before her are Louise Bryant, Niels Neergaard, Uchida Kōsai, Wilhelm Solf, Oscar von Sydow, and M. R. James. After her are Jaafar Al-Askari, Leon Wyczółkowski, Alexander Karpinsky, Panagis Tsaldaris, Kamala Nehru, and A. E. Housman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Marilyn Miller ranks 5,537 out of 15,968Before her are Mel Ramos (1935), Tiny Tim (1932), Joan Wallach Scott (1941), Christine Lahti (1950), Saoirse Ronan (1994), and Benjamin Butler (1818). After her are Broncho Billy Anderson (1880), Bobby Bland (1930), Marvin Hart (1876), Sally Kellerman (1937), Jodi Lyn O'Keefe (1978), and Tom Noonan (1951).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Marilyn Miller ranks 279Before her are Tammy Wynette (1942), Luther Vandross (1951), Billy Paul (1934), Abbey Lincoln (1930), Nas (1973), and Tiny Tim (1932). After her are Bobby Bland (1930), Lou Rawls (1933), Beverly Sills (1929), Mark Tornillo (1954), Wayne Newton (1942), and Mandy Moore (1984).