Melina Mercouri

1920 - 1994

Melina Mercouri

Maria Amalia "Melina" Mercouri (Greek: Μαρία Αμαλία "Μελίνα" Μερκούρη, 18 October 1920 – 6 March 1994) was a Greek actress, singer, and politician. She received an Academy Award nomination and won a Cannes Film Festival Award for her performance in the 1960 film Never on Sunday. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Melina Mercouri has received more than 524,467 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 167th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 520k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Melina Mercouri ranks 166 out of 8,832Before her are Rudolph Valentino, Dennis Hopper, Jet Li, Nick Nolte, Harvey Keitel, and Kevin Costner. After her are Angelina Jolie, Bradley Cooper, Peter Fonda, Rock Hudson, Giulietta Masina, and John Hurt.

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Among people born in 1920, Melina Mercouri ranks 14Before her are Rosalind Franklin, Mario Puzo, Farouk of Egypt, Paul Celan, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, and Traudl Junge. After her are Juan Antonio Samaranch, Owen Chamberlain, Amália Rodrigues, Charlie Parker, Nicolaas Bloembergen, and Gianni Rodari. Among people deceased in 1994, Melina Mercouri ranks 16Before her are Eugène Ionesco, Ayrton Senna, Andrei Chikatilo, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Burt Lancaster, and Kurt Cobain. After her are Giulietta Masina, Léon Degrelle, Paul Feyerabend, Jan Tinbergen, Mas Oyama, and George Peppard.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Melina Mercouri ranks 91 out of 698Before her are Critias (-460), Nestor (null), Galla Placidia (388), John III Doukas Vatatzes (1192), Aristides (-550), and Georgios Papanikolaou (1883). After her are Perseus of Macedon (-212), Pope Hyginus (100), Agrippina the Elder (-14), Phaedrus (-20), Ephialtes of Trachis (-550), and Dionysius the Areopagite (100).

Among ACTORS In Greece

Among actors born in Greece, Melina Mercouri ranks 2Before her are Irene Papas (1929). After her are Thespis (-600), Katina Paxinou (1900), John Aniston (1933), Arianna Huffington (1950), and Ariane Labed (1984).