Marni Nixon

1930 - 2016

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Margaret Nixon McEathron (February 22, 1930 – July 24, 2016), known professionally as Marni Nixon, was an American soprano and ghost singer for featured actresses in movie musicals. She is now recognized as the singing voice of leading actresses on the soundtracks of several musicals, including Deborah Kerr in The King and I, Natalie Wood in West Side Story, and Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady, although her roles were concealed from audiences when the films were released. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marni Nixon has received more than 1,327,239 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Marni Nixon is the 3,711th most popular actor (down from 3,438th in 2019), the 5,833rd most popular biography from United States (down from 5,456th in 2019) and the 1,823rd most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Marni Nixon ranks 3,711 out of 10,030. Before her are Matt Smith, Herbert Marshall, Nikolai Kryuchkov, Gaspard Ulliel, Jamie Campbell Bower, and Adrian Paul. After her are Tony Plana, Shannon Elizabeth, Susana Dosamantes, Tom Wopat, Clifton Webb, and Tadanobu Asano.

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Among people born in 1930, Marni Nixon ranks 337Before her are Pat Robertson, Štefan Uher, Salvatore De Giorgi, Frédéric Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi, Christian Schwarz-Schilling, and Ivan Kolev. After her are Gianfranco Parolini, Sándor Rozsnyói, Ignazio Fabra, Malcolm Fraser, Andy White, and Ellen Schwiers. Among people deceased in 2016, Marni Nixon ranks 281Before her are Françoise Mallet-Joris, Sushil Koirala, Gilbert Kaplan, Jayalalithaa, Ofelya Hambardzumyan, and Michel Déon. After her are Ali Javan, Peter Maxwell Davies, Marcel Artelesa, Néstor Gonçalves, Valery Khalilov, and Anatoli Ilyin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Marni Nixon ranks 5,833 out of 15,968. Before her are Charles Willson Peale (1741), Ted Meredith (1891), Richard Helms (1913), Sylvanus Morley (1883), Bob Lazar (1959), and Bob Barker (1923). After her are Shannon Elizabeth (1973), Fanny Bullock Workman (1859), Charles Bolden (1946), Octavia E. Butler (1947), Lucy Stone (1818), and Irwin Winkler (1931).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Marni Nixon ranks 1,823Before her are Fanny Brice (1891), Eileen Heckart (1919), Charles Bickford (1891), Robert Z'Dar (1950), Sandy Dennis (1937), and Debra Messing (1968). After her are Shannon Elizabeth (1973), Tom Wopat (1951), Clifton Webb (1889), Branscombe Richmond (1955), Shirley Booth (1898), and Maurice Costello (1877).

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