Mercedes McCambridge

1916 - 2004

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Carlotta Mercedes Agnes McCambridge (March 16, 1916 – March 2, 2004) was an American actress of radio, stage, film, and television. Orson Welles called her "the world's greatest living radio actress". She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her screen debut in All the King's Men (1949) and was nominated in the same category for Giant (1956). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mercedes McCambridge has received more than 1,911,760 page views. Her biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Mercedes McCambridge is the 1,557th most popular actor (down from 1,141st in 2019), the 2,610th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,037th in 2019) and the 732nd most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Mercedes McCambridge ranks 1,557 out of 13,578Before her are Anthony Steffen, Samantha Fox, Andrew Lincoln, Van Heflin, Maria Cebotari, and Melvyn Douglas. After her are Hugh Fraser, Werner Krauss, Barry Nelson, Maïwenn, Tod Browning, and Paul Lukas.

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Among people born in 1916, Mercedes McCambridge ranks 96Before her are Ri Jong-ok, Maria Altmann, Hubert Maga, Manea Mănescu, Stjepan Filipović, and Archie Moore. After her are Chiang Wei-kuo, John Basilone, Julio César Turbay Ayala, Bismillah Khan, M. S. Subbulakshmi, and Chiang Fang-liang. Among people deceased in 2004, Mercedes McCambridge ranks 92Before her are Jerry Orbach, Shiing-Shen Chern, Russ Meyer, John Maynard Smith, Zenkō Suzuki, and Anthony Steffen. After her are Vasili Mitrokhin, Laura Betti, Umberto Agnelli, René Laloux, P. V. Narasimha Rao, and Jean Lefebvre.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mercedes McCambridge ranks 2,610 out of 20,380Before her are Mike Markkula (1942), Bill Hewlett (1913), Frank Marshall (1877), Van Heflin (1908), Melvyn Douglas (1901), and John C. Woods (1911). After her are Robert Grant Aitken (1864), Billy Ray Cyrus (1961), Barry Nelson (1917), Adrian Smith (1944), Chester Carlson (1906), and Tod Browning (1880).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Mercedes McCambridge ranks 732Before her are Alicia Rhett (1915), Jennifer Coolidge (1961), Ned Beatty (1937), Melissa Leo (1960), Van Heflin (1908), and Melvyn Douglas (1901). After her are Barry Nelson (1917), Tod Browning (1880), Lew Ayres (1908), Drew Barrymore (1975), J. T. Walsh (1943), and Susan Sullivan (1942).

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