Alberto Cavalcanti

1897 - 1982

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Alberto de Almeida Cavalcanti (February 6, 1897 – August 23, 1982) was a Brazilian-born film director and producer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alberto Cavalcanti has received more than 81,652 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Alberto Cavalcanti is the 490th most popular film director (down from 441st in 2019), the 198th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 172nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Brazilian Film Director.

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Among film directors, Alberto Cavalcanti ranks 490 out of 1,580Before him are Anthony Asquith, Kira Muratova, Alessandro Blasetti, Marcel L'Herbier, Claude Autant-Lara, and André Cayatte. After him are Hiroshi Teshigahara, Norman Taurog, M. Night Shyamalan, Jacques Doillon, Patrice Leconte, and Gérard Oury.

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Among people born in 1897, Alberto Cavalcanti ranks 126Before him are Otto Struve, Valentin Kataev, Bulbul, Anton Graf von Arco auf Valley, Jesse Douglas, and Elisabeth Bergner. After him are Eric Knight, Traicho Kostov, Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, Horace McCoy, Paul Gallico, and Nikolaus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Oldenburg. Among people deceased in 1982, Alberto Cavalcanti ranks 99Before him are Riccardo Paletti, Harold Sakata, Eduard Tubin, John Cheever, Ngaio Marsh, and Elio Petri. After him are Patrick Magee, Pavel Rotmistrov, David Frankfurter, Jakov Gotovac, Leonid Utyosov, and Helene Deutsch.

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Among people born in Brazil, Alberto Cavalcanti ranks 198 out of 1,947Before him are Diane, Duchess of Württemberg (1940), Hércules Brito Ruas (1939), Lúcio (1978), Xuxa (1963), Dida (1934), and Maria Bethânia (1946). After him are Everaldo (1944), Julinho (1929), Toquinho (1946), Carlos Drummond de Andrade (1902), Carlos Marighella (1911), and Princess Januária of Brazil (1822).


Among film directors born in Brazil, Alberto Cavalcanti ranks 3Before him are Fernando Meirelles (1955) and Glauber Rocha (1939). After him are Nelson Pereira dos Santos (1928), Walter Salles (1956), José Padilha (1967), Bruno Barreto (1955), and Carlos Saldanha (1965).