Amy Heckerling

1954 - Today

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Amy Heckerling (born May 7, 1954) is an American film director. An alumna of both New York University and the American Film Institute, she directed the commercially successful films Fast Times at Ridgemont High, National Lampoon's European Vacation, Look Who's Talking, and Clueless. Heckerling is a recipient of AFI's Franklin J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amy Heckerling has received more than 1,096,138 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Amy Heckerling is the 1,442nd most popular film director (down from 1,258th in 2019), the 11,927th most popular biography from United States and the 445th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Amy Heckerling ranks 1,442 out of 1,580Before her are Jeffrey Lieber, David Nutter, Rajkumar Hirani, Samira Makhmalbaf, Gary Trousdale, and Kevin Lima. After her are Guy Maddin, Florian Gallenberger, Jake Kasdan, Kiran Rao, Barry Jenkins, and Claudio Miranda.

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Among people born in 1954, Amy Heckerling ranks 515Before her are Željko Pahek, Sandra Cisneros, Daina Taimiņa, Ted Jensen, Rick McCallum, and Ken Page. After her are Yoshiaki Shimojo, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Phil Bryant, Hidehiko Shimizu, Walter Davis, and Doug Jones.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Amy Heckerling ranks 11,927 out of 15,968Before her are Tad Hilgenbrink (1981), Nicole Ari Parker (1970), Carter Bays (1975), Kevin Lima (1962), Bea Benaderet (1906), and Willie Banks (1956). After her are Nan Grey (1918), Roy Tarpley (1964), Adrian Lamo (1981), Aunjanue Ellis (1969), Beth Heiden (1959), and David Lovering (1961).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Amy Heckerling ranks 445Before her are Bud Yorkin (1926), Pamela Fryman (1959), Jeffrey Lieber (1969), David Nutter (1960), Gary Trousdale (1960), and Kevin Lima (1962). After her are Jake Kasdan (1974), Barry Jenkins (1979), Peter Joseph (1978), Gary Winick (1961), Errol Morris (1948), and Kasi Lemmons (1961).