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Allen Daviau

1942 - 2020

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Allen Daviau (June 14, 1942 – April 15, 2020) was an American cinematographer known for his collaborations with Steven Spielberg on E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), The Color Purple (1985), and Empire of the Sun (1987). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Allen Daviau has received more than 150,996 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Allen Daviau is the 1,309th most popular film director (down from 537th in 2019), the 9,431st most popular biography from United States (down from 3,423rd in 2019) and the 363rd most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Allen Daviau ranks 1,309 out of 1,581Before him are Lev Arnshtam, Sally Menke, René Vautier, Alan Bridges, Chris Menges, and Len Wiseman. After him are Vadim Abdrashitov, Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche, Robert Schwentke, Gillian Armstrong, Gaston Kaboré, and Bent Hamer.

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Among people born in 1942, Allen Daviau ranks 557Before him are Charlie Rose, Alex Stepney, Terry Bisson, Gray Davis, Paul Jones, and Per Stig Møller. After him are Mridula Sinha, Neil Kinnock, Tommy Roe, Elvin Bishop, Guion Bluford, and Danny Ongais. Among people deceased in 2020, Allen Daviau ranks 583Before him are Doug Rogers, Constand Viljoen, Richard K. Guy, Ravi Zacharias, Joe Williams, and Jorge Llopart. After him are José Jiménez Lozano, Laisenia Qarase, Mridula Sinha, Pau Donés, Louis Meznarie, and Bryan Sykes.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Allen Daviau ranks 9,431 out of 18,182Before him are Aisha Tyler (1970), Alison Krauss (1971), Daniel Everett (1951), Betty Blythe (1893), Ray Mercer (1961), and George Henry Thomas (1816). After him are Mara Wilson (1987), David Gates (1940), Dustin Poirier (1989), Donald Trump Jr. (1977), Janice E. Voss (1956), and Michael O'Hare (1952).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Allen Daviau ranks 363Before him are Greg Berlanti (1972), Sam Simon (1955), Howard Zieff (1927), Victor Schertzinger (1888), Sally Menke (1953), and Len Wiseman (1973). After him are Brett Ratner (1969), Stacy Peralta (1957), Mick Garris (1951), Paul Bartel (1938), Tom McGrath (1964), and F. Gary Gray (1969).