Marilyn Monroe

1926 - 1962

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe (; born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer. Famous for playing comedic "blonde bombshell" characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and early 1960s and was emblematic of the era's changing attitudes towards sexuality. She was a top-billed actress for only a decade, but her films grossed $200 million (equivalent to $2 billion in 2019) by the time of her death in 1962. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marilyn Monroe has received more than 29,982,627 page views. Her biography is available in 175 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 2nd most popular actor.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 175

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Marilyn Monroe ranks 2 out of 8,832Before her are Charlie Chaplin. After her are Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Lee, Alain Delon, Audrey Hepburn, Cher, Clint Eastwood, Brigitte Bardot, Marlene Dietrich, Al Pacino, and Marlon Brando.

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Among people born in 1926, Marilyn Monroe ranks 2Before her is Elizabeth II. After her are Fidel Castro, Michel Foucault, Ingvar Kamprad, Alfredo Di Stéfano, Chuck Berry, Sathya Sai Baba, Leslie Nielsen, Beji Caid Essebsi, Miles Davis, and Jiang Zemin. Among people deceased in 1962, Marilyn Monroe ranks 1After her are Hermann Hesse, Niels Bohr, Adolf Eichmann, William Faulkner, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Karen Blixen, Lucky Luciano, Eleanor Roosevelt, Arthur Compton, Georges Bataille, and Yves Klein.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Marilyn Monroe ranks 8 out of 12,171Before her are Thomas Jefferson (1743), Thomas Edison (1847), Jimmy Carter (1924), Muhammad Ali (1942), Edgar Allan Poe (1809), and Abraham Lincoln (1809). After her are Sylvester Stallone (1946), Ronald Reagan (1911), Ernest Hemingway (1899), Martin Van Buren (1782), Hillary Clinton (1947), and John F. Kennedy (1917).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Marilyn Monroe ranks 1After her are Sylvester Stallone (1946), Bruce Lee (1940), Cher (1946), Clint Eastwood (1930), Al Pacino (1940), Marlon Brando (1924), Morgan Freeman (1937), James Stewart (1908), Jack Nicholson (1937), Robert De Niro (1943), and James Dean (1931).