Sara Montiel

1928 - 2013

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María Antonia Abad Fernández MML (10 March 1928 – 8 April 2013), known professionally as Sara Montiel, also Sarita Montiel, was a Spanish-Mexican actress and singer. She began her career in the 1940s and became the most internationally popular and highest paid star of Spanish cinema in the 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sara Montiel has received more than 613,436 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Sara Montiel is the 875th most popular actor (down from 769th in 2019), the 441st most popular biography from Spain (down from 379th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Spanish Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 610k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Sara Montiel ranks 875 out of 13,578Before her are Silvana Armenulić, Peter Lorre, Marty Feldman, Frank Langella, Michael Dudikoff, and Andy Lau. After her are Chris Cooper, Holland Taylor, Dolores del Río, Mark Strong, Peter Dinklage, and Don Ameche.

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Among people born in 1928, Sara Montiel ranks 92Before her are Robert Sheckley, Elias James Corey, Hans Blix, Marco Ferreri, Walter Mondale, and Wolfgang von Trips. After her are Burt Bacharach, Gustav Leonhardt, James Ivory, Colin Chapman, Michel Serrault, and Vladimir Beara. Among people deceased in 2013, Sara Montiel ranks 64Before her are Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Pierre Mauroy, Henri Dutilleux, Antoni Ramallets, and J. J. Cale. After her are Pedro Rocha, Joe Weider, Kenneth G. Wilson, Patrice Chéreau, David H. Hubel, and Roger Ebert.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Sara Montiel ranks 441 out of 3,355Before her are Marià Fortuny (1838), Francisco Vázquez de Coronado (1510), Julen Lopetegui (1966), Mercedes of Orléans (1860), Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi (1873), and José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (1960). After her are Josep Samitier (1902), Juan, Count of Montizón (1822), Raymond Nonnatus (1204), José Antonio Camacho (1955), Ali ibn Yusuf (1083), and María de Padilla (1334).

Among ACTORS In Spain

Among actors born in Spain, Sara Montiel ranks 10Before her are Fernando Rey (1917), Javier Bardem (1969), La Belle Otero (1868), Carmen Maura (1945), Francisco Rabal (1926), and Marisa Paredes (1946). After her are María Casares (1922), Victoria Abril (1959), Pedro Alonso (1971), Concha Velasco (1939), Daniel Brühl (1978), and Lina Romay (1954).

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