Molly Picon

1898 - 1992

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Molly Picon (Yiddish: מאָלי פּיקאָן; born Malka Opiekun; February 28, 1898 – April 5, 1992) was an American actress of stage, screen, radio and television, as well as a lyricist and dramatic storyteller.She began her career in Yiddish theatre and film, rising to a star, before transitioning into character roles in English-language productions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Molly Picon has received more than 418,190 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Molly Picon is the 7,442nd most popular actor (down from 6,870th in 2019), the 10,979th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,199th in 2019) and the 3,444th most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 420k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Molly Picons by language

Over the past year Molly Picon has had the most page views in the with 52,626 views, followed by German (2,924), and Polish (1,875). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Indonesian (65.88%), Yiddish (49.35%), and Persian (42.77%)


Among actors, Molly Picon ranks 7,442 out of 13,578Before her are Pauline Frederick, Jackson Rathbone, Chae Jung-an, Lee Si-young, David Ramsey, and Miranda Cosgrove. After her are Sung Yu-ri, Essie Davis, Jürgen Vogel, Anna Belknap, John Le Mesurier, and Theresa Randle.

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Among people born in 1898, Molly Picon ranks 299Before her are Stephen Vincent Benét, Gracie Fields, Ernő Nagy, Norman Z. McLeod, Wiley Post, and Clarence Walker. After her are Harry Watson, Baby Dodds, Lucy Morton, Yefim Dzigan, Bedřich Šupčík, and Ludwig Bemelmans. Among people deceased in 1992, Molly Picon ranks 266Before her are Al Parker, Chingiz Mustafayev, Robert Reed, George Murphy, Paul Winter, and Leo Halle. After her are Frank Armi, Mallikarjun Mansur, István Szívós, Kanan Devi, Dorothy Tree, and Alif Hajiyev.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Molly Picon ranks 10,979 out of 20,380Before her are Joy Page (1924), Michael Moorer (1967), Pauline Frederick (1883), John Buford (1826), David Ramsey (1971), and Miranda Cosgrove (1993). After her are Andrew Vachss (1942), Mike Starr (1966), Ron Freeman (1947), Lou Pearlman (1954), Anna Belknap (1972), and William Samuel Johnson (1727).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Molly Picon ranks 3,444Before her are Marjorie Rambeau (1889), Kristy McNichol (1962), Joy Page (1924), Pauline Frederick (1883), David Ramsey (1971), and Miranda Cosgrove (1993). After her are Anna Belknap (1972), Theresa Randle (1964), Lillian Randolph (1914), Adrianne Palicki (1983), Lee Garlington (1953), and Josh Gad (1981).

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