Stockard Channing

1944 - Today

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Stockard Channing (born Susan Williams Antonia Stockard; February 13, 1944) is an American actress. She is known for playing Betty Rizzo in the film Grease (1978) and First Lady Abbey Bartlet in the NBC television series The West Wing (1999–2006). She is also known for originating the role of Ouisa Kittredge in the stage and film versions of Six Degrees of Separation; the 1993 film version earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stockard Channing has received more than 5,200,344 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Stockard Channing is the 1,264th most popular actor (down from 1,216th in 2019), the 2,308th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,250th in 2019) and the 628th most popular American Actor.

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  • 5.2M

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  • 66.10

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  • 31

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  • 2.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Stockard Channing ranks 1,264 out of 10,030Before her are Sam Rockwell, Rupert Everett, Alain Cuny, James Tolkan, Piper Laurie, and Channing Tatum. After her are Charles Durning, James Doohan, Eva Dahlbeck, George Sanders, Daniel Olbrychski, and Peter Vaughan.

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Among people born in 1944, Stockard Channing ranks 148Before her are Marie-Christine Barrault, Angela Winkler, Steve Fossett, Tsuyoshi Kunieda, Rolf M. Zinkernagel, and Agnes Baltsa. After her are Sirhan Sirhan, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, Mary Robinson, Ferenc Bene, Gianfranco Ferré, and Patrick Devedjian.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stockard Channing ranks 2,308 out of 15,968Before her are Max Baer (1909), Joe Pass (1929), James Tolkan (1931), Piper Laurie (1932), Dean Acheson (1893), and Samuel Fuller (1912). After her are Melvil Dewey (1851), Charles Durning (1923), Florence Griffith Joyner (1959), Alex Haley (1921), Gloria Steinem (1934), and Paul Bowles (1910).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Stockard Channing ranks 628Before her are Van Heflin (1908), Carolyn Jones (1930), Olympia Dukakis (1931), Sam Rockwell (1968), James Tolkan (1931), and Piper Laurie (1932). After her are Charles Durning (1923), Karen Black (1939), Patricia Clarkson (1959), Teri Hatcher (1964), Jessica Biel (1982), and Jeff Daniels (1955).

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