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Arthur Penn

1922 - 2010

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Arthur Hiller Penn (September 27, 1922 – September 28, 2010) was an American filmmaker, theatre director, and producer. He was a Tony Award winner, and was nominated for three Academy Awards for Best Director, as well as a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, two Primetime Emmys. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Penn has received more than 871,301 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Arthur Penn is the 235th most popular film director (down from 210th in 2019), the 1,585th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,386th in 2019) and the 67th most popular American Film Director.

Arthur Penn is most famous for directing the 1967 film "Bonnie and Clyde," which was nominated for 10 Academy Awards and won two.

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Among film directors, Arthur Penn ranks 235 out of 1,581Before him are Margarethe von Trotta, Barbet Schroeder, Lucio Fulci, Yılmaz Güney, Stephen Frears, and Chris Marker. After him are Raoul Walsh, Julien Duvivier, Youssef Chahine, Mario Monicelli, John G. Avildsen, and Barry Levinson.

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Among people born in 1922, Arthur Penn ranks 77Before him are Luis Echeverría, Ralph H. Baer, Ugo Tognazzi, Mao Anying, Roger Etchegaray, and Enrico Berlinguer. After him are Karl-Otto Apel, Annemarie Schimmel, Elmer Bernstein, Abdul Razak Hussein, Veronica Lake, and Gianna Beretta Molla. Among people deceased in 2010, Arthur Penn ranks 48Before him are John Fenn, Vladimir Arnold, Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen, Anton Geesink, Bekim Fehmiu, and Stjepan Bobek. After him are Ryszard Kaczorowski, Mario Monicelli, Francisco Varallo, Enzo Bearzot, Juliet Anderson, and Bent Larsen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Arthur Penn ranks 1,585 out of 18,182Before him are Grant Wood (1891), Reed Hastings (1960), Mike Powell (1963), Art Tatum (1909), William Walker (1824), and Michael Rooker (1955). After him are Samuel Adams (1722), Bruce Nauman (1941), Jimmy Doolittle (1896), Edgar Mitchell (1930), George Clinton (1739), and Steve McCurry (1950).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Arthur Penn ranks 67Before him are Robert J. Flaherty (1884), Spike Lee (1957), Gus Van Sant (1952), Joseph Losey (1909), George Stevens (1904), and Richard Fleischer (1916). After him are Raoul Walsh (1887), John G. Avildsen (1935), Barry Levinson (1942), Stanley Donen (1924), Edwin S. Porter (1870), and Tex Avery (1908).