Maureen O'Sullivan

1911 - 1998

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Maureen O'Sullivan (17 May 1911 – 23 June 1998) was an Irish-American actress, best known for playing Jane in the Tarzan series of films during the era of Johnny Weissmuller. She was the mother of actress Mia Farrow. She acted the role of mother to Farrow's character in Hannah and Her Sisters and performed with such actors as Laurence Olivier, Greta Garbo and Myrna Loy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maureen O'Sullivan has received more than 2,635,949 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Maureen O'Sullivan is the 1,185th most popular actor (up from 1,305th in 2019), the 73rd most popular biography from Ireland (up from 76th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Irish Actor.

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Among actors, Maureen O'Sullivan ranks 1,185 out of 10,030Before her are Cloris Leachman, Wilford Brimley, Michael Massee, Vera Farmiga, Marina Berti, and Armand Assante. After her are Griffin Dunne, Anne Parillaud, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Blythe Danner, John Candy, and Claude Gensac.

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Among people born in 1911, Maureen O'Sullivan ranks 83Before her are Ishirō Honda, Mahalia Jackson, Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Hubert Humphrey, William Stuart-Houston, and Andor Lilienthal. After her are Viktor Barna, David Ogilvy, Simone Simon, André Claveau, Hans von Ohain, and Prince Carl Bernadotte. Among people deceased in 1998, Maureen O'Sullivan ranks 70Before her are Zlatko Čajkovski, Don Taylor, George H. Hitchings, Martin Rodbell, Ted Hughes, and Kurt Franz. After her are George Wallace, László Szabó, Florence Griffith Joyner, Bruno Munari, Adem Jashari, and Hans von Ohain.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Maureen O'Sullivan ranks 73 out of 460Before her are Brigid of Kildare (451), Brian Cowen (1960), George Johnstone Stoney (1826), James Barry (1795), George Francis FitzGerald (1851), and Eystein II of Norway (1125). After her are Kevin Roche (1922), Mary Robinson (1944), Kevin Farrell (1947), David Kelly (1929), Christy Brown (1932), and Neil Jordan (1950).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Maureen O'Sullivan ranks 13Before her are Gabriel Byrne (1950), Cillian Murphy (1976), Maureen O'Hara (1920), Bernard Lee (1908), Brendan Gleeson (1955), and Colin Farrell (1976). After her are David Kelly (1929), Edward Mulhare (1923), Aidan Gillen (1968), Fionnula Flanagan (1941), Brenda Fricker (1945), and Jonathan Rhys Meyers (1977).

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