Mary Carlisle

1914 - 2018

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Mary Carlisle (born Gwendolyn Witter; February 3, 1914 – August 1, 2018) was an American actress, singer, and dancer, best known for her roles as a wholesome ingénue in numerous 1930s musical-comedy films. She starred in more than 60 Hollywood films, moving beyond bit parts after coming to attention, alongside the likes of Gloria Stuart and Ginger Rogers, as one of 15 girls selected by the Western Association of Motion pictures as their WAMPAS Baby Stars in 1932. Her first major role was in the 1933 film College Humor with Bing Crosby. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Carlisle has received more than 475,493 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Mary Carlisle is the 4,298th most popular actor (up from 5,254th in 2019), the 6,305th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,810th in 2019) and the 1,923rd most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 480k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Mary Carlisle has had the most page views in the with 25,212 views, followed by Russian (1,690), and Finnish (1,584). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Finnish (316.84%), Korean (219.34%), and Irish (184.97%)


Among actors, Mary Carlisle ranks 4,298 out of 13,578Before her are Rupert Graves, Barbro Hiort af Ornäs, John Wesley Shipp, Daisuke Gōri, Holt McCallany, and Zero Mostel. After her are Dominic Cooper, Alma Rubens, Simon McBurney, James Donald, Maurizio Arena, and Rance Howard.

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Among people born in 1914, Mary Carlisle ranks 264Before her are Jan Nowak-Jeziorański, Carlos Menditeguy, Josette Day, Hugh Trevor-Roper, David Wayne, and Karel Kolský. After her are Manlio Di Rosa, Carl Scarborough, Yrjö Nikkanen, BP Koirala, Julián Marías, and Giuseppe Caprio. Among people deceased in 2018, Mary Carlisle ranks 293Before her are George Maxwell Richards, Barys Kit, Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, Vinnie Paul, Jacques Higelin, and Győző Kulcsár. After her are Mario Perniola, Oleg Anofriyev, Lucho Gatica, Luigi Radice, Shinobu Sekine, and Clint Walker.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mary Carlisle ranks 6,305 out of 20,380Before her are Gerard K. O'Neill (1927), Morton Gould (1913), Stan Kenton (1911), Sarah Childress Polk (1803), Holt McCallany (1963), and Zero Mostel (1915). After her are Morris Kirksey (1895), Alma Rubens (1897), Paul H. O'Neill (1935), Xzibit (1974), Rance Howard (1928), and Gary Lockwood (1937).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Mary Carlisle ranks 1,923Before her are Bert Roach (1891), Scott Eastwood (1986), David Wayne (1914), John Wesley Shipp (1955), Holt McCallany (1963), and Zero Mostel (1915). After her are Alma Rubens (1897), Rance Howard (1928), Gary Lockwood (1937), Anne Jackson (1925), Anna Kendrick (1985), and Charles Hallahan (1943).

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