Aaron Russo

1943 - 2007

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Aaron Russo (February 14, 1943 – August 24, 2007) was an American entertainment businessman, film producer and director, and political activist. He was best known for producing movies including Trading Places, Wise Guys, and The Rose. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aaron Russo has received more than 577,255 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Aaron Russo is the 330th most popular film director (up from 488th in 2019), the 2,185th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,127th in 2019) and the 99th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Aaron Russo ranks 330 out of 1,580Before him are Norman Jewison, Wes Anderson, Dušan Makavejev, Ray Harryhausen, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, and Merian C. Cooper. After him are Walerian Borowczyk, Robert Frank, Irvin Kershner, Fernando Meirelles, Adrian Lyne, and Peter Bogdanovich.

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Among people born in 1943, Aaron Russo ranks 130Before him are Barbara Bouchet, Mario J. Molina, Leonardo Sandri, Michael Spence, Blythe Danner, and Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior. After him are Juan Giménez, Armando Guebuza, Wanda Rutkiewicz, Peter Sauber, Mustafa Dzhemilev, and Richard J. Roberts. Among people deceased in 2007, Aaron Russo ranks 83Before him are Arawa Kimura, Kiichi Miyazawa, Petar Stambolić, Hrant Dink, Maria Gripe, and Jean-Pierre Vernant. After him are Kisho Kurokawa, Michael Jackson, Paul Cohen, Ian Stevenson, Delbert Mann, and Bernd Freytag von Loringhoven.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Aaron Russo ranks 2,185 out of 15,968Before him are Henry J. Heinz (1844), Preston Tucker (1903), Neil Sedaka (1939), Roberta Flack (1937), Blythe Danner (1943), and Prescott Bush (1895). After him are Alben W. Barkley (1877), David Woodard (1964), Terry Riley (1935), Elijah Wood (1981), Jack Kemp (1935), and Robert Morris (1931).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Aaron Russo ranks 99Before him are Frank Borzage (1894), Sam Raimi (1959), Mervyn LeRoy (1900), Wes Anderson (1969), Ray Harryhausen (1920), and Merian C. Cooper (1893). After him are Irvin Kershner (1923), Peter Bogdanovich (1939), J. J. Abrams (1966), Delbert Mann (1920), Ub Iwerks (1901), and Samuel Fuller (1912).