Éric Rohmer

1920 - 2010

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Jean Marie Maurice Schérer or Maurice Henri Joseph Schérer, known as Éric Rohmer (French: [eʁik ʁomɛʁ]; 21 March 1920 – 11 January 2010), was a French film director, film critic, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and teacher. Rohmer was the last of the post-World War II French New Wave directors to become established. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Éric Rohmer has received more than 600,702 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Éric Rohmer is the 48th most popular film director (up from 64th in 2019), the 448th most popular biography from France (up from 550th in 2019) and the 6th most popular French Film Director.

Éric Rohmer is a French filmmaker who is most famous for his series of romantic comedies.

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Among film directors, Éric Rohmer ranks 48 out of 1,580Before him are James Cameron, John Ford, Alan Parker, Jacques Tati, Tinto Brass, and Lars von Trier. After him are Sydney Pollack, Tim Burton, Roger Vadim, Chuck Jones, Agnès Varda, and Theo Angelopoulos.

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Among people born in 1920, Éric Rohmer ranks 16Before him are Mario Puzo, Farouk of Egypt, Paul Celan, Charlie Parker, Juan Antonio Samaranch, and Montgomery Clift. After him are Gianni Rodari, Traudl Junge, Zecharia Sitchin, Boris Vian, Frank Herbert, and Melina Mercouri. Among people deceased in 2010, Éric Rohmer ranks 8Before him are J. D. Salinger, Leslie Nielsen, Gloria Stuart, Ronnie James Dio, Tony Curtis, and Juan Antonio Samaranch. After him are Dennis Hopper, Benoit Mandelbrot, Lech Kaczyński, Claude Chabrol, Zecharia Sitchin, and Bobby Farrell.

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Among people born in France, Éric Rohmer ranks 448 out of 5,234Before him are Camille Desmoulins (1760), Antoine of Navarre (1518), Louise de La Vallière (1644), Marie Louise d’Orléans (1662), Michel Piccoli (1925), and Maurice Leblanc (1864). After him are Émilie du Châtelet (1706), Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse (1045), Louis, Grand Condé (1621), André Citroën (1878), Napoléon, Prince Imperial (1856), and Baldwin I, Latin Emperor (1172).


Among film directors born in France, Éric Rohmer ranks 6Before him are Roman Polanski (1933), Jean-Luc Godard (1930), Georges Méliès (1861), François Truffaut (1932), and Jacques Tati (1907). After him are Roger Vadim (1928), William Wyler (1902), Claude Chabrol (1930), Alain Resnais (1922), Luc Besson (1959), and Jean-Jacques Annaud (1943).