Wendy O. Williams

1949 - 1998

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Wendy Orlean Williams (May 28, 1949 – April 6, 1998) was an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in Webster, New York, she came to prominence as the lead singer of the punk rock band Plasmatics. She was noted for her onstage theatrics which included partial nudity, exploding equipment, firing a shotgun, and chainsawing guitars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wendy O. Williams has received more than 1,988,430 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Wendy O. Williams is the 4,064th most popular actor (up from 4,105th in 2019), the 6,330th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,312th in 2019) and the 1,991st most popular American Actor.

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  • 2.0M

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  • 58.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Wendy O. Williams ranks 4,064 out of 10,030Before her are Katalin Karády, Russell Brand, Romi Park, James Corden, Rick Yune, and Margaret Dumont. After her are Topher Grace, Lupita Nyong'o, Sofia Boutella, Michael Rosenbaum, Kristin Kreuk, and Lesley Manville.

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Among people born in 1949, Wendy O. Williams ranks 358Before her are Mary Roos, Kalevi Aho, Carlos Babington, Bonnie Raitt, Boualem Sansal, and Agostina Belli. After her are Wayne Wang, Tommy Seebach, Peter Maffay, Kriengsak Kovitvanit, Kayahan, and Ivan Patzaichin. Among people deceased in 1998, Wendy O. Williams ranks 185Before her are Bella Abzug, Odette Bancilhon, Duncan McNaughton, Stokely Carmichael, Konstantinos Kollias, and Kvitka Cisyk. After her are Junior Wells, Vladimir Dudintsev, Pino Dordoni, Aurélio de Lira Tavares, Erich Mende, and Betty Carter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wendy O. Williams ranks 6,330 out of 15,968Before her are Rush Limbaugh (1951), Ransom E. Olds (1864), Eugene McCarthy (1916), Glenn Medeiros (1970), Rick Yune (1971), and Margaret Dumont (1882). After her are Graham Allison (1940), David Hungate (1948), Topher Grace (1978), Nathan East (1955), Oscar Pettiford (1922), and K. C. Jones (1932).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Wendy O. Williams ranks 1,991Before her are Katharine Houghton (1945), John Spencer (1946), Peter Greene (1965), Jean Stapleton (1923), Rick Yune (1971), and Margaret Dumont (1882). After her are Topher Grace (1978), Michael Rosenbaum (1972), Cassandra Peterson (1951), Marla Gibbs (1931), Ruth Brown (1928), and Harry Hamlin (1951).

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