Molly Shannon

1964 - Today

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Molly Helen Shannon (born September 16, 1964) is an American actress and comedian, who was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2001. In 2017 she won the Film Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film Other People. She has appeared in supporting roles in a number of films, such as Happiness (1998), A Night at the Roxbury (1998), Never Been Kissed (1999), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Osmosis Jones (2001), My Boss's Daughter (2003), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006), and Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Molly Shannon has received more than 3,168,080 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Molly Shannon is the 5,872nd most popular actor (down from 5,739th in 2019), the 9,132nd most popular biography from United States (down from 8,315th in 2019) and the 2,975th most popular American Actor.

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  • 3.2M

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  • 54.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

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  • 2.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Molly Shannon ranks 5,872 out of 10,030Before her are Christian Serratos, Suniel Shetty, Pat Carroll, Chris Elliott, Alma Rubens, and Geeta Dutt. After her are Rosalind Chao, Eric Close, Lola Pagnani, Ted Lange, Yang Mi, and Scott Speedman.

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Among people born in 1964, Molly Shannon ranks 351Before her are Brad Anderson, Ylva Johansson, Greg Graffin, Herman Gref, Ron Gilbert, and Scott Kelly. After her are Silke Möller, Simon Singh, Paul Graham, Gloria Reuben, Hope Davis, and Lauren Vélez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Molly Shannon ranks 9,132 out of 15,968Before her are Chris Elliott (1960), John Perry Barlow (1947), Alma Rubens (1897), Elliott Coues (1842), Bud Houser (1901), and Terry Bisson (1942). After her are Rosalind Chao (1957), Eric Close (1967), Lexi Belle (1987), Ted Lange (1948), Jimmy Dean (1928), and Bobby Rahal (1953).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Molly Shannon ranks 2,975Before her are Danny Masterson (1976), Kathryn Hahn (1974), Christian Serratos (1990), Pat Carroll (1927), Chris Elliott (1960), and Alma Rubens (1897). After her are Rosalind Chao (1957), Eric Close (1967), Ted Lange (1948), Babyface (1958), Joan Leslie (1925), and Andrew Bryniarski (1969).

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