Shirley MacLaine

1934 - Today

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Shirley MacLaine (born Shirley MacLean Beaty on April 24, 1934) is an American actress and author. Known for her portrayals of quirky, strong-willed, and eccentric women, she has received numerous accolades over her eight-decade career, including an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, two BAFTA Awards, six Golden Globe Awards, two Volpi Cups, and two Silver Bears. She has been honored with the Film Society of Lincoln Center Tribute in 1995, the Cecil B. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shirley MacLaine has received more than 13,202,997 page views. Her biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Shirley MacLaine is the 228th most popular actor (down from 159th in 2019), the 428th most popular biography from United States (down from 289th in 2019) and the 110th most popular American Actor.

Shirley MacLaine is an American actress, singer, dancer, activist, and author. She has won one Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards, and has been nominated for five Emmy Awards, fifteen BAFTA Awards, and twenty-one Tony Awards.

Memorability Metrics

  • 13M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.69

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 73

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Shirley MacLaines by language

Over the past year Shirley MacLaine has had the most page views in the with 1,915,182 views, followed by German (172,963), and Italian (140,452). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Bosnian (21,800.00%), Simple English (188.51%), and Urdu (152.81%)


Among actors, Shirley MacLaine ranks 228 out of 13,578Before her are Kim Basinger, Natalie Wood, Jessica Lange, Peter Fonda, George Clooney, and Ed Harris. After her are Robbie Coltrane, Richard Widmark, Liv Ullmann, Dennis Hopper, Anna Magnani, and Dolph Lundgren.

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Among people born in 1934, Shirley MacLaine ranks 24Before her are Paco Rabanne, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Ulrike Meinhof, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Pierre Richard, and Stjepan Mesić. After her are Empress Michiko, Manuel Noriega, Paul Ekman, Alan Bates, Sydney Pollack, and Alexei Leonov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shirley MacLaine ranks 428 out of 20,380Before her are Ed Gein (1906), Jessica Lange (1949), Peter Fonda (1940), John R. Bolton (1948), George Clooney (1961), and Ed Harris (1950). After her are Hugh Hefner (1926), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), Millard Fillmore (1800), Lewis H. Morgan (1818), Susan Sontag (1933), and Howard Gardner (1943).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Shirley MacLaine ranks 110Before her are Kim Basinger (1953), Natalie Wood (1938), Jessica Lange (1949), Peter Fonda (1940), George Clooney (1961), and Ed Harris (1950). After her are Richard Widmark (1914), Dennis Hopper (1936), Lauren Bacall (1924), Viggo Mortensen (1958), Danny Trejo (1944), and Bryan Cranston (1956).

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