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, she was 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 418,333 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Mary Carlisle is the 4,478th most popular actor (down from 3,383rd in 2019), the 6,954th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,386th in 2019) and the 2,202nd most popular American Actor.

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  • 420k

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  • 57.86

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.54

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Among actors, Mary Carlisle ranks 4,478 out of 10,030Before her are CCH Pounder, Dev Patel, Michaela Schaffrath, Mili Avital, Lindsay Crouse, and Edward Van Sloan. After her are James MacArthur, Tiffani Thiessen, Nina Hoss, Kris Wu, Miguel Sandoval, and Frédéric Diefenthal.

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Among people born in 1914, Mary Carlisle ranks 257Before her are Ersilio Tonini, Krishan Chander, Martí de Riquer i Morera, David Wayne, Mario Luzi, and Hideko Maehata. After her are Kenneth More, Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, Ellen Drew, Frankie Manning, Harold Russell, and Alastair Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn. Among people deceased in 2018, Mary Carlisle ranks 322Before her are Leo Falcam, Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, José Antonio Zaldúa, Richard DeVos, Shuhrat Abbosov, and Ferenc Kósa. After her are Mateja Matevski, Philippe Gondet, Donald H. Peterson, Luisa Cuesta, Hans Aabech, and Aly Lotfy Mahmoud.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mary Carlisle ranks 6,954 out of 15,968Before her are Matt Reeves (1966), James Haven (1973), Lindsay Crouse (1948), Wally Pfister (1961), Edward Van Sloan (1882), and David Twohy (1955). After her are Adam Maida (1930), Charles Dana Gibson (1867), Steve Lacy (1934), James MacArthur (1937), Tiffani Thiessen (1974), and Ramsey Lewis (1935).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Mary Carlisle ranks 2,202Before her are Charisma Carpenter (1970), Robert Goulet (1933), Jane Wyatt (1910), James Haven (1973), Lindsay Crouse (1948), and Edward Van Sloan (1882). After her are James MacArthur (1937), Tiffani Thiessen (1974), Miguel Sandoval (1951), Justin Hartley (1977), Zach McGowan (1980), and Ken Curtis (1916).

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