Adam McKay

1968 - Today

Adam McKay

Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American film and television writer, director and producer. McKay served as head writer for the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live for two seasons. He directed Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006), Step Brothers (2008), The Other Guys (2010), and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013), all of which he co-wrote with his creative partner Will Ferrell. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adam McKay has received more than 4,008,956 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 924th most popular film director.

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  • 4.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.69

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among film directors, Adam McKay ranks 924 out of 1,305Before him are Doug Liman, Stephen Sommers, Nick Park, Peter Hall, Damien Chazelle, and Guru Dutt. After him are Wesley Ruggles, Duncan Jones, Anne Fontaine, Matt Reeves, Nunnally Johnson, and Rachid Bouchareb.

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Among people born in 1968, Adam McKay ranks 178Before him are Zacarias Moussaoui, Petr Korda, Vítor Pereira, Boban Babunski, Akira Yamaoka, and Gianni Morbidelli. After him are Catherine Bell, Jerry Yang, Leticia Calderón, Mario Basler, Irina Privalova, and Wendelin Werner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Adam McKay ranks 6,373 out of 12,171Before him are Tom Verlaine (1949), Harry Reid (1939), Walt Bellamy (1939), Eriq La Salle (1962), Margaret O'Brien (1937), and Edward Hicks (1780). After him are Eva LaRue (1966), Bell hooks (1952), Leslie West (1945), Irvin McDowell (1818), John L. Phillips (1951), and Willard Scott (1934).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Adam McKay ranks 239Before him are Steven Zaillian (1953), Archie Mayo (1891), Tony Gilroy (1956), Todd Haynes (1961), Doug Liman (1965), and Stephen Sommers (1962). After him are Wesley Ruggles (1889), Matt Reeves (1966), Alan Ball (1957), John Singleton (1968), Lloyd Kaufman (1945), and Todd Phillips (1970).

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