1959 - 2016

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Denise Katrina Matthews (January 4, 1959 – February 15, 2016), known professionally as Vanity, was a Canadian singer, songwriter, dancer, model, and actress who turned away from her music and acting career to concentrate on evangelism. Her career lasted from the early 1980s until the early 1990s. She was the lead singer of the female trio Vanity 6 from 1981 until it disbanded in 1983. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vanity has received more than 1,009,732 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Vanity is the 7,595th most popular actor (down from 7,141st in 2019), the 669th most popular biography from Canada and the 249th most popular Canadian Actor.

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  • 1.0M

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  • 51.07

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Vanity ranks 7,595 out of 10,030Before her are Harley Jane Kozak, Charlie Day, Alice Taglioni, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Torri Higginson, and Tom Burke. After her are Steven Mackintosh, Christian Chávez, Helly Luv, Matt Ross, Jenifer Lewis, and John Michael Higgins.

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Among people born in 1959, Vanity ranks 491Before her are Per-Mathias Høgmo, Fernando Romay, Tim Van Patten, Marc Shaiman, Phil Morris, and Oskar Roehler. After her are Ernesto Canto, Göran Hägglund, Tatyana Kolpakova, Kirsty MacColl, Tor Endresen, and Wilmar Cabrera. Among people deceased in 2016, Vanity ranks 457Before her are Elizaveta Glinka, Mel Charles, Patricia Barry, Patrick Ekeng, Patrick Manning, and Aleš Debeljak. After her are Nikolay Abramov, Daniel Prodan, Janet Waldo, Ralph Stanley, Marcos Danilo Padilha, and Luis Salom.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Vanity ranks 669 out of 1,130Before her are Christophe Beck (1972), Chrystia Freeland (1968), Grant Fuhr (1962), Torri Higginson (1969), Kevin Owens (1984), and George Eaton (1945). After her are Snow (1969), Cliff Thorburn (1948), Devon Bostick (1991), Tristan Thompson (1991), Rachel Blanchard (1976), and Cory Doctorow (1971).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Vanity ranks 249Before her are June Havoc (1912), Andrea Roth (1967), Jennifer Finnigan (1979), Vik Sahay (1971), Erica Cerra (1979), and Torri Higginson (1969). After her are Devon Bostick (1991), Rachel Blanchard (1976), Jacob Tremblay (2006), Jodelle Ferland (1994), François Arnaud (1985), and Gregory Smith (1983).

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