Arthur Hiller

1923 - 2016

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Arthur Hiller, (November 22, 1923 – August 17, 2016) was a Canadian-American television and film director with over 33 films to his credit during a 50-year career. He began his career directing television in Canada and later in the U.S. By the late 1950s he began directing films, most often comedies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Hiller has received more than 600,407 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Arthur Hiller is the 455th most popular film director (down from 384th in 2019), the 142nd most popular biography from Canada (down from 114th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Canadian Film Director.

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Among film directors, Arthur Hiller ranks 455 out of 1,580Before him are André Téchiné, Edward Yang, Anton Corbijn, Héctor Babenco, Édouard Molinaro, and Nicolas Roeg. After him are Jane Campion, Albert Lamorisse, Martin Ritt, Michael Powell, Moshé Mizrahi, and Michael Radford.

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Among people born in 1923, Arthur Hiller ranks 134Before him are Mario Brega, Judith Kerr, Gloria Grahame, Lindsay Anderson, Wally Schirra, and Antonio Quarracino. After him are Seijun Suzuki, Andrés Rodríguez, Cesare Siepi, Sam Francis, Evelyn McHale, and Marc Riboud. Among people deceased in 2016, Arthur Hiller ranks 152Before him are Peter Hans Kolvenbach, Black, Javier Echevarría Rodríguez, Héctor Babenco, Silvana Pampanini, and Hassan Al-Turabi. After him are Götz George, Scotty Moore, Rick Parfitt, Chus Lampreave, Fredrik Barth, and Juan Gabriel.

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Among people born in Canada, Arthur Hiller ranks 142 out of 1,130Before him are Shawn Mendes (1998), Nelly Furtado (1978), Louis Riel (1844), Evangeline Lilly (1979), Marc Ouellet (1944), and Sid Meier (1954). After him are John Tuzo Wilson (1908), Brian Kernighan (1942), Raymond Burr (1917), James Gosling (1955), David Johnston (1941), and Jason Priestley (1969).


Among film directors born in Canada, Arthur Hiller ranks 9Before him are Edward Dmytryk (1908), Norman Jewison (1926), Jack L. Warner (1892), Denys Arcand (1941), Denis Villeneuve (1967), and Ted Kotcheff (1931). After him are Mark Robson (1913), Paul Haggis (1953), Roger Spottiswoode (1945), Allan Dwan (1885), Jean-Marc Vallée (1963), and Richard Williams (1933).