Shirley Booth

1898 - 1992

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Shirley Booth (born Marjory Ford, August 30, 1898 – October 16, 1992) was an American actress. One of only 24 performers to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting, Booth was the recipient of an Academy Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards and three Tony Awards. Primarily a theater actress, Booth began her career on Broadway in 1925. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shirley Booth has received more than 1,364,544 page views. Her biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Shirley Booth is the 3,719th most popular actor (down from 3,102nd in 2019), the 5,849th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,003rd in 2019) and the 1,828th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Shirley Booth ranks 3,719 out of 10,030Before her are Tom Wopat, Clifton Webb, Tadanobu Asano, Branscombe Richmond, Michael Hurst, and Susan Clark. After her are Christopher Eccleston, Debora Caprioglio, Sunny Deol, Akira Terao, Maurice Costello, and Brian Aherne.

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Among people born in 1898, Shirley Booth ranks 183Before her are Norman Vincent Peale, Grace Moore, Blind Willie McTell, Preston Sturges, Rosa Chacel, and Hugh O'Flaherty. After her are John Grierson, Félix Sesúmaga, Jim Fouché, Riichi Yokomitsu, Vasily Lebedev-Kumach, and Antonio Urdinarán. Among people deceased in 1992, Shirley Booth ranks 160Before her are Ron Woodroof, Giuseppe Olmo, Amjad Khan, Anton Malatinský, Ferenc Karinthy, and Sandy Dennis. After her are Kenneth MacMillan, Gerard K. O'Neill, Pumpuang Duangjan, Suzanne Lilar, Zellig Harris, and Vladas Mikėnas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shirley Booth ranks 5,849 out of 15,968Before her are Clifton Webb (1889), Branscombe Richmond (1955), William T. Anderson (1839), Ray Allen (1975), John Mellencamp (1951), and Paul Theroux (1941). After her are Jonathan M. Wainwright (1883), Jack Horner (1946), Maurice Costello (1877), BD Wong (1960), Ronda Rousey (1987), and Al Kooper (1944).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Shirley Booth ranks 1,828Before her are Debra Messing (1968), Marni Nixon (1930), Shannon Elizabeth (1973), Tom Wopat (1951), Clifton Webb (1889), and Branscombe Richmond (1955). After her are Maurice Costello (1877), BD Wong (1960), Greg Germann (1958), Courtney Thorne-Smith (1967), Lola Albright (1924), and Carol Lynley (1942).

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