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Rue McClanahan

1934 - 2010

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Eddi-Rue McClanahan (February 21, 1934 – June 3, 2010) was an American actress and comedian best known for her roles on television as Vivian Harmon on Maude (1972–78), Aunt Fran Crowley on Mama's Family (1983–84), and Blanche Devereaux on The Golden Girls (1985–92), for which she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 1987. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rue McClanahan has received more than 10,318,988 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Rue McClanahan is the 1,420th most popular actor (up from 1,906th in 2019), the 2,480th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,284th in 2019) and the 689th most popular American Actor.

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  • 55.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Rue McClanahan ranks 1,420 out of 9,996Before her are Maureen O'Sullivan, Barbara Bain, Katherine Heigl, John de Lancie, Magali Noël, and G. W. Bailey. After her are Laura Linney, Ellen Barkin, Laurie Holden, Maria Cebotari, David Garrick, and Peter Coyote.

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Among people born in 1934, Rue McClanahan ranks 122Before her are Van Cliburn, Laila Halme, Frankie Valli, Mohamed Ennaceur, Lakhdar Brahimi, and Tatiana Samoilova. After her are Hank Aaron, Rossana Podestà, Kate Millett, Ronald Inglehart, Claude Zidi, and Masao Uchino. Among people deceased in 2010, Rue McClanahan ranks 80Before her are Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, Andor Lilienthal, Luis Corvalán, Malcolm McLaren, Pierre Hadot, and Irvin Kershner. After her are Bella Akhmadulina, Raymond Franz, Peter Graves, Robert Culp, Captain Beefheart, and Charlie Wilson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rue McClanahan ranks 2,480 out of 18,182Before her are Barbara Bain (1931), Katherine Heigl (1978), Ron Johnson (1955), Eddie Adams (1933), John de Lancie (1948), and G. W. Bailey (1944). After her are Lincoln Ellsworth (1880), Lloyd Austin (1953), Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815), Laura Linney (1964), Henry Draper (1837), and Will Sampson (1933).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Rue McClanahan ranks 689Before her are Chris Pine (1980), Tina Aumont (1946), Barbara Bain (1931), Katherine Heigl (1978), John de Lancie (1948), and G. W. Bailey (1944). After her are Laura Linney (1964), Ellen Barkin (1954), Laurie Holden (1969), Peter Coyote (1941), Ellen Pompeo (1969), and Charles Durning (1923).

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