Sharon Gless

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Sharon Marguerite Gless (born May 31, 1943) is an American actress, who is known for her television roles as Maggie Philbin on Switch (1975–78), Sgt. Christine Cagney in the police procedural drama series Cagney & Lacey (1982–88), the title role in The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (1990–92), Debbie Novotny in the Showtime cable television series Queer as Folk (2000–2005), and Madeline Westen on Burn Notice (2007–2013). A 10-time Emmy Award nominee and seven-time Golden Globe Award nominee, she won a Golden Globe in 1986 and Emmys in 1986 and 1987 for Cagney & Lacey, and a second Golden Globe in 1991 for The Trials of Rosie O'Neill. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sharon Gless has received more than 2,089,830 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Sharon Gless is the 3,747th most popular actor (down from 3,052nd in 2019), the 5,884th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,944th in 2019) and the 1,841st most popular American Actor.

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  • 23

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  • 2.06

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  • 3.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Sharon Gless ranks 3,747 out of 10,030Before her are Toshiko Fujita, Michael Vartan, Brandon deWilde, Jan Decleir, Rose Leslie, and Rainn Wilson. After her are Alexis Denisof, Predrag Bjelac, Mikhail Nikolayevich Zadornov, Ruby Rose, Lexington Steele, and Janet Ågren.

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Among people born in 1943, Sharon Gless ranks 360Before her are Niles Eldredge, Wolfgang Nordwig, Ottavio Bianchi, Susan Clark, Isabel-Clara Simó, and Clément Mouamba. After her are Antonio Juliano, Arturo Ripstein, John Miles, Peter Norton, Johnny Hansen, and Manfred Eicher.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sharon Gless ranks 5,884 out of 15,968Before her are Harry Porter (1882), Brandon deWilde (1942), Strom Thurmond (1902), Oliver Nelson (1932), Tommy Franks (1945), and Rainn Wilson (1966). After her are Alexis Denisof (1966), Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann (1933), Lexington Steele (1969), Theodore Roszak (1933), Eugene Polley (1915), and Tom Robbins (1932).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sharon Gless ranks 1,841Before her are Lizabeth Scott (1922), Jeremy Davies (1969), Isabel Sanford (1917), Diana Barrymore (1921), Brandon deWilde (1942), and Rainn Wilson (1966). After her are Alexis Denisof (1966), Lexington Steele (1969), Emmy Rossum (1986), Phyllis Diller (1917), Ann Blyth (1928), and Harry Carey (1878).

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