Shirley Booth

1898 - 1992

Shirley Booth

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. Her most significant success was as Lola Delaney, in the drama Come Back, Little Sheba, for which she received her first Tony Award in 1950 (she would go on to win two more). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shirley Booth has received more than 1,205,599 page views. Her biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 3,148th most popular actor.

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  • 47

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  • 6.17

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Among actors, Shirley Booth ranks 3,106 out of 8,832Before her are Dorothy Gish, Gina Torres, Peppino De Filippo, James Franciscus, Karl Markovics, and Emma Roberts. After her are Glória Pires, Monica Bleibtreu, Amy Madigan, Annabella Sciorra, Bradley Whitford, and Vincent Gardenia.

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Among people born in 1898, Shirley Booth ranks 151Before her are Hal B. Wallis, Simon Vestdijk, Félix Sesúmaga, Henry Luce, Eero Berg, and Dorothy Gish. After her are Eduard Wiiralt, Charlotte Moore Sitterly, Bessie Love, Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay, Reino Ragnar Lehto, and Preston Sturges. Among people deceased in 1992, Shirley Booth ranks 147Before her are Chuck Connors, Kathleen McKane Godfree, Giovanni Colombo, Juanito, Zoltán Lajos Bay, and Russinho. After her are Vincent Gardenia, Pumpuang Duangjan, Kenneth MacMillan, Jan Flinterman, Ferenc Karinthy, and Per Olof Sundman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shirley Booth ranks 5,008 out of 12,171Before her are Gina Torres (1969), Matt Sorum (1960), Howard Schultz (1953), James Franciscus (1934), Jim Lightbody (1882), and Emma Roberts (1991). After her are Charles Demuth (1883), Amy Madigan (1950), Annabella Sciorra (1960), Bradley Whitford (1959), Frank J. Tipler (1947), and Joe Lieberman (1942).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Shirley Booth ranks 1,502Before her are Billie Burke (1884), George Eads (1967), Dorothy Gish (1898), Gina Torres (1969), James Franciscus (1934), and Emma Roberts (1991). After her are Amy Madigan (1950), Annabella Sciorra (1960), Bradley Whitford (1959), Christine Lahti (1950), Paula Patton (1975), and Clifton Webb (1889).