Thelma Ritter

1902 - 1969

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Thelma Ritter (February 14, 1902 – February 5, 1969) was an American actress, best known for her comedic roles as working-class characters and her strong New York accent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thelma Ritter has received more than 1,375,503 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Thelma Ritter is the 1,880th most popular actor (down from 1,770th in 2019), the 3,248th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,108th in 2019) and the 913th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Thelma Ritter ranks 1,880 out of 10,030Before her are Anatoli Papanov, Josh Holloway, Kinuyo Tanaka, Ita Rina, Julie Delpy, and Choi Eun-hee. After her are Red Buttons, Tom Hulce, Lisa Bonet, Wayne Knight, Clancy Brown, and Melissa Sue Anderson.

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Among people born in 1902, Thelma Ritter ranks 129Before her are Vladimír Clementis, Pope Cyril VI of Alexandria, Anthony Asquith, Heinz Rühmann, Oscar Cullmann, and Carlos Drummond de Andrade. After her are Andrew Irvine, Luis Cernuda, Louis Beel, Jack Sharkey, Josep Lluís Sert, and Leopold Figl. Among people deceased in 1969, Thelma Ritter ranks 90Before her are Josef Blösche, Harry Hammond Hess, Leonard Woolf, Aleksandras Stulginskis, Constantin Ion Parhon, and Carlos Marighella. After her are Willy Mairesse, André Salmon, Krzysztof Komeda, He Long, Ivar Ballangrud, and José María Arguedas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Thelma Ritter ranks 3,248 out of 15,968Before her are Emmett Till (1941), Bob Dole (1923), Tim Buckley (1947), Abel Ferrara (1951), Carl Bernstein (1944), and Harold Arlen (1905). After her are Seth Barnes Nicholson (1891), Red Buttons (1919), Hyman Minsky (1919), Tom Hulce (1953), Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815), and Muggsy Bogues (1965).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Thelma Ritter ranks 913Before her are Isaiah Washington (1963), Mariska Hargitay (1964), Allen Garfield (1939), Cheech Marin (1946), Jensen Ackles (1978), and Josh Holloway (1969). After her are Red Buttons (1919), Tom Hulce (1953), Lisa Bonet (1967), Wayne Knight (1955), Clancy Brown (1959), and Melissa Sue Anderson (1962).

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