Pearl White

1889 - 1938

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Pearl Fay White (March 4, 1889 – August 4, 1938) was an American stage and film actress. White began her career on the stage at the age of six, and later moved on to silent films appearing in a number of popular serials. Dubbed the "Queen of the Serials", White was noted for doing the majority of her own stunts, most notably in The Perils of Pauline. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pearl White has received more than 257,996 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Pearl White is the 3,914th most popular actor (up from 4,230th in 2019), the 6,104th most popular biography from United States and the 1,909th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Pearl White ranks 3,914 out of 10,030Before her are Maurizio Arena, José Luis López Vázquez, Ilaria Occhini, Giorgio Albertazzi, Caterina Murino, and Lassie Lou Ahern. After her are Penny Johnson Jerald, James Shigeta, Jean Smart, Julia Stiles, Frankie Faison, and Thomas Brodie-Sangster.

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Among people born in 1889, Pearl White ranks 180Before her are Clifton Webb, Anita Loos, Adrian Boult, Balthasar van der Pol, Charles Reidpath, and Teresa de la Parra. After her are Carl O. Sauer, Tryggvi Þórhallsson, Dirk Coster, Arnulf Øverland, Wesley Ruggles, and Conrad Aiken. Among people deceased in 1938, Pearl White ranks 147Before her are Yevgeny Polivanov, Michel Giacobini, Lev Schnirelmann, Edward M. House, Harvey S. Firestone, and Grey Owl. After her are John Jacob Abel, Steve Bloomer, Herbert Jamison, José Luis Tejada Sorzano, Harry Myers, and Ricardo Samper.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pearl White ranks 6,104 out of 15,968Before her are Burt Rutan (1943), Shawn Wayans (1971), Norman Mineta (1931), Willie Colón (1950), Eva Angelina (1985), and Lassie Lou Ahern (1920). After her are Seka (1954), Penny Johnson Jerald (1961), James Shigeta (1929), Horatio Alger (1832), Jean Smart (1951), and Julia Stiles (1981).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Pearl White ranks 1,909Before her are Doug Hutchison (1960), Billy Barty (1924), Zero Mostel (1915), Rachel Ticotin (1958), Shawn Wayans (1971), and Lassie Lou Ahern (1920). After her are Penny Johnson Jerald (1961), James Shigeta (1929), Jean Smart (1951), Julia Stiles (1981), Frankie Faison (1949), and Rosie O'Donnell (1962).

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