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Alan J. Pakula

1928 - 1998

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Alan Jay Pakula (; April 7, 1928 – November 19, 1998) was an American film director, writer and producer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan J. Pakula has received more than 1,035,206 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Alan J. Pakula is the 197th most popular film director (up from 215th in 2019), the 1,235th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,413th in 2019) and the 55th most popular American Film Director.

Alan J. Pakula is most famous for directing the 1971 film, "The Parallax View."

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Among film directors, Alan J. Pakula ranks 197 out of 1,581Before him are Jerzy Skolimowski, Michael Moore, Lewis Milestone, Richard Donner, Shohei Imamura, and Jean Negulesco. After him are Otto Preminger, Chris Columbus, Lev Kuleshov, Max Ophüls, Tony Richardson, and Agnieszka Holland.

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Among people born in 1928, Alan J. Pakula ranks 65Before him are Capucine, Adam West, Giampiero Boniperti, James Ivory, Reynaldo Bignone, and Manfred Rommel. After him are Jim Lovell, János Kornai, Zhu Rongji, James Garner, James Randi, and Tony Richardson. Among people deceased in 1998, Alan J. Pakula ranks 32Before him are Galina Ulanova, Martha Gellhorn, Alan Hodgkin, Conrad Schumann, Julien Green, and Lúcio Costa. After him are David McClelland, André Weil, Otto Wichterle, Linda McCartney, Florence Griffith Joyner, and Maria Reiche.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alan J. Pakula ranks 1,235 out of 18,182Before him are Snoop Dogg (1971), Wesley Snipes (1962), Ronnie Coleman (1964), Natalie Clifford Barney (1876), Merton Miller (1923), and Norman Borlaug (1914). After him are Aaron Burr (1756), Lenny Kravitz (1964), Kim Kardashian (1980), Bill Haley (1925), Fredric Brown (1906), and George Akerlof (1940).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Alan J. Pakula ranks 55Before him are James Ivory (1928), Vincente Minnelli (1903), Stanley Kramer (1913), Nicholas Ray (1911), Michael Moore (1954), and Richard Donner (1930). After him are Chris Columbus (1958), Sam Raimi (1959), John Sturges (1910), Wes Anderson (1969), Cecil B. DeMille (1881), and Robert J. Flaherty (1884).