Arthur Penn

1922 - 2010

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Arthur Hiller Penn (September 27, 1922 – September 28, 2010) was an American director and producer of film, television and theater. Closely associated with the American New Wave, Penn directed critically acclaimed films throughout the 1960s such as the drama The Chase (1966), the biographical crime film Bonnie and Clyde (1967) and the comedy Alice's Restaurant (1969). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Penn has received more than 508,705 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Arthur Penn is the 209th most popular film director (up from 223rd in 2019), the 1,387th most popular biography from United States (down from 9th in 2019) and the 58th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Arthur Penn ranks 209 out of 1,580. Before him are Dino Risi, Jerzy Skolimowski, Mike Nichols, Michael Cacoyannis, John Sturges, and Miklós Jancsó. After him are John Schlesinger, Vsevolod Pudovkin, Lucio Fulci, Stephen Frears, Alan J. Pakula, and Barry Levinson.

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Among people born in 1922, Arthur Penn ranks 69Before him are Roger Etchegaray, Luis Echeverría, Ugo Tognazzi, Har Gobind Khorana, Michael Cacoyannis, and Gianna Beretta Molla. After him are Adolfo Celi, Ralph H. Baer, Karl-Otto Apel, Betty White, Oskar Werner, and Ken Noritake. Among people deceased in 2010, Arthur Penn ranks 42Before him are Paul Schäfer, Joan Sutherland, Enzo Bearzot, Alice Miller, Vladimir Arnold, and John Fenn. After him are Mario Monicelli, Bruno Cremer, Stjepan Bobek, Bent Larsen, Francisco Varallo, and Erich Segal.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Arthur Penn ranks 1,387 out of 15,968. Before him are Mildred Harris (1901), Joseph Franklin Rutherford (1869), Robert Whittaker (1920), Herbert Blomstedt (1927), Clark L. Hull (1884), and Thomas Schelling (1921). After him are Jasper Johns (1930), Sylvia Browne (1936), Carson McCullers (1917), Conrad Hilton (1887), Vint Cerf (1943), and Scott McKenzie (1939).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Arthur Penn ranks 58Before him are Richard Donner (1930), Spike Lee (1957), John G. Avildsen (1935), Gus Van Sant (1952), Nicholas Ray (1911), and John Sturges (1910). After him are Alan J. Pakula (1928), Barry Levinson (1942), Henry Hathaway (1898), Raoul Walsh (1887), Steven Soderbergh (1963), and Edwin S. Porter (1870).