Melanie Griffith

1957 - Today

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Melanie Richards Griffith (born August 9, 1957) is an American actress. Born in Manhattan to future actress Tippi Hedren, she was raised mainly in Los Angeles, where she graduated from the Hollywood Professional School at age 16. In 1975, 17-year-old Griffith appeared opposite Gene Hackman in Arthur Penn's neo-noir film Night Moves. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Melanie Griffith has received more than 20,072,162 page views. Her biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Melanie Griffith is the 520th most popular actor (down from 429th in 2019), the 961st most popular biography from United States (down from 828th in 2019) and the 256th most popular American Actor.

Melanie Griffith is most famous for her role in the film "Working Girl" and for being married to actor Antonio Banderas.

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  • 20M

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  • 62.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 64

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Melanie Griffith ranks 520 out of 13,578Before her are Billy Bob Thornton, Franco Columbu, Jonathan Banks, Jane Wyman, Natalie Portman, and Edward G. Robinson. After her are Geena Davis, Michel Galabru, Barbara Stanwyck, Claudia Mori, Desmond Llewelyn, and Sean Bean.

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Among people born in 1957, Melanie Griffith ranks 24Before her are Frances McDormand, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Falco, Steve Buscemi, Carole Bouquet, and Ofra Haza. After her are Richard E. Grant, Stefan Löfven, Caroline, Princess of Hanover, Dr. Alban, Paul Kagame, and Ai Weiwei.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Melanie Griffith ranks 961 out of 20,380Before her are Kim Kardashian (1980), Condoleezza Rice (1954), Myrtle Corbin (1868), John Fante (1909), Ambrose Bierce (1842), and Steve Reich (1936). After her are Arthur Kornberg (1918), Geena Davis (1956), Barbara Stanwyck (1907), Mickey Rooney (1920), Angelo Badalamenti (1937), and Roger Wolcott Sperry (1913).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Melanie Griffith ranks 256Before her are Edward Norton (1969), Harry Dean Stanton (1926), James Earl Jones (1931), Billy Bob Thornton (1955), Jonathan Banks (1947), and Jane Wyman (1917). After her are Geena Davis (1956), Barbara Stanwyck (1907), Mickey Rooney (1920), John Cassavetes (1929), Bette Midler (1945), and Mildred Harris (1901).

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