Mary Alice

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Mary Alice Smith (December 3, 1936 – July 27, 2022), known professionally as Mary Alice, was an American television, film, and stage actress. Alice was known for her roles as Leticia "Lettie" Bostic on the sitcom A Different World (1987–1989) and Effie Williams in the 1976 musical drama Sparkle, and won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her recurring role on the series I'll Fly Away. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Alice has received more than 898,562 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Mary Alice is the 2,935th most popular actor (up from 3,889th in 2019), the 4,606th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,074th in 2019) and the 1,394th most popular Actor.

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  • 900k

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  • 50.12

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Mary Alice ranks 2,935 out of 9,996Before her are Sabu Dastagir, Zelda Rubinstein, Priyanka Chopra, Siân Phillips, Vladimir Zeldin, and Julian McMahon. After her are Tony Ramos, Elizabeth Perkins, Semka Sokolović-Bertok, Richard Kiley, Lolita Torres, and Baltasar Kormákur.

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Among people born in 1941, Mary Alice ranks 283Before her are Christopher Hogwood, Navi Pillay, Anne Tyler, Ivanka Khristova, Ed Roberts, and Tomaž Šalamun. After her are Robert Keohane, Mario Corso, Pete Rose, Stephen Krashen, Richard Martin West, and Airto Moreira.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mary Alice ranks 4,606 out of 18,182Before her are Mildred Dresselhaus (1930), Pink Anderson (1900), Zelda Rubinstein (1933), Lee Wallard (1910), Mary Blair (1911), and Norman Finkelstein (1953). After her are Kendall Jenner (1995), Carl Bernstein (1944), Robert H. Dicke (1916), Michael Kahn (1935), Elizabeth Perkins (1960), and Richard Kiley (1922).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Mary Alice ranks 1,394Before her are Virginia Mayo (1920), Gale Sondergaard (1899), Andreas Katsulas (1946), Alicia Silverstone (1976), Mercedes Ruehl (1948), and Zelda Rubinstein (1933). After her are Elizabeth Perkins (1960), Richard Kiley (1922), Melinda Culea (1955), Perry King (1948), Gregory Hines (1946), and Stephen Tobolowsky (1951).

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