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Shirley MacLaine

1934 - Today

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Shirley MacLaine (born Shirley MacLean Beaty, April 24, 1934) is an American actress, author and former dancer. Known for her portrayals of quirky, strong-willed and eccentric women, she has received numerous accolades over her seven-decade career, including an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, two British Academy Film Awards, six Golden Globe Awards, two Volpi Cups and two Silver Bears. She has been honored with a Gala Tribute from the Film Society of Lincoln Center in 1995, the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1998, the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2012, and the Kennedy Center Honor in 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shirley MacLaine has received more than 11,112,716 page views. Her biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Shirley MacLaine is the 159th most popular actor (down from 121st in 2019), the 289th most popular biography from United States (down from 251st in 2019) and the 79th 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.

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  • 11M

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  • 69.51

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  • 71

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  • 5.16

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  • 5.07

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Among actors, Shirley MacLaine ranks 159 out of 9,996Before her are Gene Hackman, Jeanne Moreau, Angelina Jolie, Bette Davis, Nick Nolte, and Geraldine Chaplin. After her are Timothy Dalton, Gloria Stuart, Laura Antonelli, Eli Wallach, Roberto Benigni, and Audie Murphy.

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Among people born in 1934, Shirley MacLaine ranks 15Before her are Judi Dench, Carl Sagan, Gene Cernan, Leonid Kravchuk, Nana Mouskouri, and Daniel Kahneman. After her are Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, Jane Goodall, Paul Ekman, Sydney Pollack, Vavá, and Ulrike Meinhof.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shirley MacLaine ranks 289 out of 18,182Before her are Brian Wilson (1942), Bette Davis (1908), Bruce Springsteen (1949), Nick Nolte (1941), Geraldine Chaplin (1944), and Norbert Wiener (1894). After her are Mario Puzo (1920), Raymond Chandler (1888), Gloria Stuart (1910), Neil deGrasse Tyson (1958), Edward Hopper (1882), and Georgia O'Keeffe (1887).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Shirley MacLaine ranks 79Before her are Diane Keaton (1946), Gene Hackman (1930), Angelina Jolie (1975), Bette Davis (1908), Nick Nolte (1941), and Geraldine Chaplin (1944). After her are Gloria Stuart (1910), Eli Wallach (1915), Audie Murphy (1925), Martin Sheen (1940), Fred Astaire (1899), and Jean Seberg (1938).

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