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Sue Lyon

1946 - 2019

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Suellyn Lyon (July 10, 1946 – December 26, 2019) was an American actress who is most famous today for playing Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita in Stanley Kubrick's 1962 film adaptation of Nabokov's eponymous novel, for which she was awarded a Golden Globe.Lyon's early career flourished with appearances in such high profile films as John Huston's The Night of the Iguana (1964), John Ford's 7 Women (1966), the Frank Sinatra detective flick Tony Rome (1967), and the George C. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sue Lyon has received more than 2,609,671 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Sue Lyon is the 1,481st most popular actor (up from 1,623rd in 2019), the 2,548th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,858th in 2019) and the 721st most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Sue Lyon ranks 1,481 out of 9,996Before her are Bill Nunn, Jack Hawkins, Debra Winger, Julia Ormond, Anna May Wong, and Shannen Doherty. After her are Jacques Feyder, Pedro Alonso, Sarah Miles, Zhou Xuan, Vahide Perçin, and Lina Cavalieri.

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Among people born in 1946, Sue Lyon ranks 169Before her are Alejandro Toledo, Krister Henriksson, Alison Steadman, Jan Kodeš, Ian McDonald, and Peter Sutcliffe. After her are Joe Dante, Ahmed Faras, Jean-Pierre Jarier, Tom Savini, Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester, and Petre Roman. Among people deceased in 2019, Sue Lyon ranks 115Before her are Georgiy Daneliya, Branko Lustig, Monkey Punch, Gershon Kingsley, Yukiya Amano, and Klaus Kinkel. After her are Dina bint Abdul-Hamid, Rip Torn, Rafi Eitan, Kevin Roche, Antoine Gizenga, and Maria Giuseppa Robucci.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sue Lyon ranks 2,548 out of 18,182Before her are Bill Nunn (1953), Melvil Dewey (1851), Debra Winger (1955), Alfred Bester (1913), Anna May Wong (1905), and Shannen Doherty (1971). After her are Joe Dante (1946), Dee Dee Ramone (1951), Taylor Swift (1989), Chris Rock (1965), John Grinder (1940), and Don McLean (1945).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sue Lyon ranks 721Before her are Katharine Ross (1940), Eleanor Parker (1922), Bill Nunn (1953), Debra Winger (1955), Anna May Wong (1905), and Shannen Doherty (1971). After her are Rip Torn (1931), Edward Herrmann (1943), Patricia Arquette (1968), Arthur Kennedy (1914), Bill Duke (1943), and John Hillerman (1932).

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