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Marjorie Main

1890 - 1975

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Mary Tomlinson (February 24, 1890 – April 10, 1975), professionally known as Marjorie Main, was an American character actress and singer of the Classical Hollywood period, best known as a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract player in the 1940s and 1950s, and for her role as Ma Kettle in 10 Ma and Pa Kettle movies. Main started her career in vaudeville and theatre, and appeared in film classics, such as Dead End (1937), The Women (1939), Dark Command (1940), The Shepherd of the Hills (1941), Meet Me in St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marjorie Main has received more than 1,128,232 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Marjorie Main is the 7,546th most popular actor (down from 6,962nd in 2019), the 11,168th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,690th in 2019) and the 3,651st most popular American Actor.

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  • 26

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  • 4.76

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Among actors, Marjorie Main ranks 7,546 out of 9,996Before her are Danay García, Yūko Mizutani, Bárbara Lennie, Hermione Gingold, Mostafa Zamani, and Sean Hayes. After her are Lalita Pawar, Chris Bauer, Victoria Pedretti, Lillian Randolph, Tisha Campbell-Martin, and Paul Cavanagh.

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Among people born in 1890, Marjorie Main ranks 218Before her are Angelo Zorzi, Fred M. Vinson, May Allison, Clara Kimball Young, Frank Forde, and Harry Pollitt. After her are Marc Connelly, Edmund Lowe, Willie Applegarth, Wheeler Oakman, Frank Murphy, and Charlotte Greenwood. Among people deceased in 1975, Marjorie Main ranks 234Before her are Evelyn Brent, Bram Fischer, Joseph Calleia, Fidel Ortiz, Frithjof Sælen, and Alice Catherine Evans. After her are Larry Parks, Robert Strauss, Beatrix Loughran, Percy Lavon Julian, Bob Wills, and Boy Charlton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Marjorie Main ranks 11,168 out of 18,182Before her are Ken Henry (1929), Hope Sandoval (1966), Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1746), Mathew Knowles (1952), Sean Hayes (1970), and Bob Sweikert (1926). After her are Nicki Hunter (1979), Hailey Baldwin (1996), Chris Bauer (1966), Victoria Pedretti (1995), Lillian Randolph (1914), and Greg Oden (1988).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Marjorie Main ranks 3,651Before her are Barbara Crampton (1958), Gabourey Sidibe (1983), Amy Hill (1953), Milburn Stone (1904), Darren Criss (1987), and Sean Hayes (1970). After her are Chris Bauer (1966), Victoria Pedretti (1995), Lillian Randolph (1914), Tisha Campbell-Martin (1968), Chris Ellis (1956), and Emma Caulfield (1973).

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