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Mary McDonnell

1952 - Today

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Mary Eileen McDonnell (born April 28, 1952) is an American film, stage, and television actress. She received Academy Award nominations for her roles as Stands With A Fist in Dances with Wolves and May-Alice Culhane in Passion Fish. McDonnell is well known for her performances as President Laura Roslin in Battlestar Galactica, First Lady Marilyn Whitmore in Independence Day, and Rose in Donnie Darko. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary McDonnell has received more than 4,811,665 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Mary McDonnell is the 1,169th most popular actor (down from 1,106th in 2019), the 2,085th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,047th in 2019) and the 569th most popular American Actor.

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  • 4.8M

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  • 56.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Mary McDonnell ranks 1,169 out of 9,996Before her are Candice Bergen, Tanya Roberts, Kate Beckinsale, Norma Shearer, John Derek, and Ajay Devgn. After her are Renato Salvatori, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Djimon Hounsou, Ethel Barrymore, Gabriel Macht, and Cyd Charisse.

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Among people born in 1952, Mary McDonnell ranks 88Before her are Udo Dirkschneider, Christine Baranski, Graham Greene, Alain Giresse, Eric Adams, and Ryū Murakami. After her are Anne-Marie David, Charles M. Rice, Şenol Güneş, Michael Jeter, Manuel Zelaya, and Danilo Türk.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mary McDonnell ranks 2,085 out of 18,182Before her are Harpo Marx (1888), John Derek (1926), Lewis Hine (1874), William Halsey Jr. (1882), Agnes Smedley (1892), and Curtis LeMay (1906). After her are Asher Brown Durand (1796), John Young (1930), John Bates Clark (1847), Gregg Popovich (1949), Abner Doubleday (1819), and Ken Wilber (1949).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Mary McDonnell ranks 569Before her are Armand Assante (1949), Madeleine Stowe (1958), Teri Hatcher (1964), Candice Bergen (1946), Tanya Roberts (1955), and John Derek (1926). After her are Ethel Barrymore (1879), Gabriel Macht (1972), Cyd Charisse (1922), Gloria Grahame (1923), Paul Michael Glaser (1943), and Joe Pantoliano (1951).

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