The Most Famous

FILM DIRECTORS from Peru

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This page contains a list of the greatest Peruvian Film Directors. The pantheon dataset contains 1,580 Film Directors, 2 of which were born in Peru. This makes Peru the birth place of the 59th most number of Film Directors behind Thailand and Colombia.

Top 2

The following people are considered by Pantheon to be the most legendary Peruvian Film Directors of all time. This list of famous Peruvian Film Directors is sorted by HPI (Historical Popularity Index), a metric that aggregates information on a biography’s online popularity.

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1. Luis Llosa (1951 - )

With an HPI of 57.82, Luis Llosa is the most famous Peruvian Film Director.  His biography has been translated into 15 different languages on wikipedia.

Luis Llosa Urquidi (born 1951) is a Peruvian film director. He is best known for Sniper, The Specialist, and Anaconda.

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2. Claudia Llosa (1976 - )

With an HPI of 50.05, Claudia Llosa is the 2nd most famous Peruvian Film Director.  Her biography has been translated into 26 different languages.

Claudia Llosa Bueno (born 15 November 1976) is a Peruvian film director, writer, producer, and author. She is recognized for her Academy-Award-nominated film The Milk of Sorrow.

Pantheon has 2 people classified as film directors born between 1951 and 1976. Of these 2, 2 (100.00%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living film directors include Luis Llosa and Claudia Llosa. As of October 2020, 1 new film directors have been added to Pantheon including Luis Llosa.

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Newly Added Film Directors (2020)

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