Aleksander Ford

1908 - 1980

Aleksander Ford

Aleksander Ford (born Mosze Lifszyc; 24 November 1908 in Kiev, Russian Empire – 4 April 1980 in Naples, Florida, United States) was a Polish film director; and head of the Polish People's Army Film Crew in the Soviet Union during World War II. Following the war he was appointed director of the Film Polski company. In 1948 he was appointed as a professor of the National Film School in Łódź (Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Filmowa). Roman Polanski was among his students. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aleksander Ford has received more than 37,647 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 703rd most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Aleksander Ford ranks 705 out of 1,305Before him are Richard Marquand, Konrad Wolf, Mamoru Hosoda, Brad Bird, Gregory Hoblit, and Helmut Käutner. After him are Sergey Obraztsov, Xie Jin, Giuliano Montaldo, George Albert Smith, Roger Spottiswoode, and Dennis Dugan.

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Among people born in 1908, Aleksander Ford ranks 189Before him are Ștefan Barbu, Karl Hein, Ho Jong-suk, Eugen Suchoň, Ludwig Goldbrunner, and Helmut Käutner. After him are Franco Rol, Pál Titkos, Jules Vandooren, Nicolás Lindley López, Milton Berle, and George Pal. Among people deceased in 1980, Aleksander Ford ranks 156Before him are Jimmy Durante, Boris Delaunay, Harri Larva, Boun Oum, Philip Guston, and Helmut Käutner. After him are Vasja Pirc, Katherine Anne Porter, Zezé Procópio, George Pal, Miliza Korjus, and Alfredo Brilhante da Costa.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Aleksander Ford ranks 433 out of 764Before him are Hans-Jochen Vogel (1926), Mykola Avilov (1948), Yevgeny Petrov (1902), Arkady Averchenko (1881), Viktor Nekrasov (1911), and Viktor Vekselberg (1957). After him are Gabriela Zapolska (1857), Anatoly Levchenko (1941), Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov (1948), Leopold Staff (1878), Arseniy Yatsenyuk (1974), and Anneliese Rothenberger (1926).