Wenche Foss

1917 - 2011

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Eva Wenche Steenfeldt Stang (5 December 1917 – 28 March 2011), better known as Wenche Foss (Norwegian: [ˈvɛ̂ŋkə ˈfɔsː]), was a leading Norwegian actress of stage, screen and television. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wenche Foss has received more than 33,676 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Wenche Foss is the 4,660th most popular actor, the 333rd most popular biography from Norway and the 2nd most popular Norwegian Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 34k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Wenche Foss ranks 4,660 out of 10,030Before her are Martin Shaw, Gypsy Rose Lee, Zoë Kravitz, Karen Dotrice, Jai Courtney, and Lucas Black. After her are Janet Suzman, Naomi Scott, Jim Hanks, Gabrielle Union, Elizabeth Berkley, and Leslie Hope.

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Among people born in 1917, Wenche Foss ranks 229Before her are Albert Mol, J. L. Mackie, Rudolf Gnägi, Tadd Dameron, Yahya Petra of Kelantan, and Jo Stafford. After her are Noboru Terada, Helena Rasiowa, Rufus Thomas, Brenda Joyce, Charles Sibley, and Tetsuo Hamuro. Among people deceased in 2011, Wenche Foss ranks 307Before her are Iya Savvina, Gilbert Adair, Juliano Mer-Khamis, Frank Buckles, Assar Rönnlund, and Giovanni Saldarini. After her are Bob Brookmeyer, David Bedford, Sergo Kotrikadze, Célestin Oliver, Waldemar Baszanowski, and Bronislovas Lubys.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Wenche Foss ranks 333 out of 735Before her are Bent Hamer (1956), Jørn Lande (1968), Åsne Seierstad (1970), Jan Egeland (1957), Knut Knudsen (1950), and Roy Jacobsen (1954). After her are Øivind Holmsen (1912), Inger Hagerup (1905), Linn Ullmann (1966), Aksel Hennie (1975), Nils Petter Molvær (1960), and Audun Boysen (1929).

Among ACTORS In Norway

Among actors born in Norway, Wenche Foss ranks 2Before her are Kristofer Hivju (1978). After her are Aksel Hennie (1975), Greta Nissen (1906), Julie Ege (1943), Beate Eriksen (1960), Alisha Boe (1997), Ane Dahl Torp (1975), Natassia Malthe (1974), Trond Espen Seim (1971), Nicolai Cleve Broch (1975), and Ingrid Bolsø Berdal (1980).

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