FILM DIRECTOR

Anton Corbijn

1955 - Today

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Anton Johannes Gerrit Corbijn van Willenswaard (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑntɔn joːˈɦɑnəs ˈɣɛrɪt kɔrˈbɛin vɑn ˌʋɪlənsˈʋaːrt]; born 20 May 1955) is a Dutch photographer, film director and music video director. He is the creative director behind the visual output of Depeche Mode and U2, having handled the principal promotion and sleeve photography for both bands over three decades. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anton Corbijn has received more than 621,824 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Anton Corbijn is the 450th most popular film director (down from 433rd in 2019), the 338th most popular biography from Netherlands and the 5th most popular Dutch Film Director.

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  • 620k

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  • 64.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Anton Corbijn ranks 450 out of 1,580Before him are Olivier Assayas, Patricio Guzmán, David Yates, Robert Mulligan, André Téchiné, and Edward Yang. After him are Héctor Babenco, Édouard Molinaro, Nicolas Roeg, Arthur Hiller, Jane Campion, and Albert Lamorisse.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1955, Anton Corbijn ranks 99Before him are Brigitte Lahaie, Mira Furlan, Avram Grant, Moses Malone, Peter Gallagher, and Olivier Assayas. After him are James Gosling, Tanya Roberts, Jane Kaczmarek, Serge Telle, John de Mol Jr., and Akira Nishino.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Anton Corbijn ranks 338 out of 1,209Before him are Wim Jansen (1946), Rafael van der Vaart (1983), Barent Fabritius (1624), Johan Rudolph Thorbecke (1798), Aert van der Neer (1603), and Jan Dirksz Both (1618). After him are Hendrick de Keyser (1565), Johannes Willebrands (1909), Danny Blind (1961), Floris II, Count of Holland (1091), Frits Philips (1905), and Thomas de Keyser (1596).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Netherlands

Among film directors born in Netherlands, Anton Corbijn ranks 5Before him are Paul Verhoeven (1938), Joris Ivens (1898), Theo van Gogh (1957), and Jan de Bont (1943). After him are Michaël Dudok de Wit (1953), Alex van Warmerdam (1952), Tom Six (1973), Mike van Diem (1959), Jan Kounen (1964), Harald Zwart (1965), and Roel Reiné (1970).

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