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Assi Dayan

1945 - 2014

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Assaf "Assi" Dayan (Hebrew: אסף "אסי" דיין‎; 23 November 1945 – 1 May 2014) was an Israeli film director, actor, screenwriter, and producer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Assi Dayan has received more than 123,564 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Assi Dayan is the 441st most popular film director (up from 505th in 2019), the 174th most popular biography from Israel (up from 185th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Israeli Film Director.

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Among film directors, Assi Dayan ranks 441 out of 1,581Before him are Jafar Panahi, Robert Rossen, Luis García Berlanga, Segundo de Chomón, René Laloux, and J. Lee Thompson. After him are Tony Gatlif, Fernando Meirelles, André Cayatte, Takashi Miike, Delbert Mann, and Christian-Jaque.

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Among people born in 1945, Assi Dayan ranks 169Before him are Curtis Hanson, Ilija Petković, Bobby Solo, Radu Lupu, Adam Zagajewski, and Marek Grechuta. After him are Fusako Shigenobu, Marsha P. Johnson, Basil Poledouris, Betty Davis, Eizo Yuguchi, and Nick Simper. Among people deceased in 2014, Assi Dayan ranks 124Before him are Tommy Ramone, Andrea de Cesaris, Marina Ginestà, Billy Milligan, Manuel Uribe, and Kim Song-ae. After him are Karlheinz Deschner, Marie Dubois, Donatas Banionis, Cristina Deutekom, Magda Olivero, and Tadeusz Różewicz.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Assi Dayan ranks 174 out of 430Before him are Eliahu Inbal (1936), Taqi al-Din al-Nabhani (1909), Daliah Lavi (1942), Justus of Tiberias (35), Uzi Narkiss (1925), and John of Patmos (50). After him are Ron Huldai (1944), Meir Amit (1921), Eliyahu M. Goldratt (1947), Ghil'ad Zuckermann (1971), Eutocius of Ascalon (480), and Esther Ofarim (1941).


Among film directors born in Israel, Assi Dayan ranks 2Before him are Menahem Golan (1929). After him are Ralph Bakshi (1938), Avi Arad (1948), Amos Gitai (1950), Ari Folman (1962), Elia Suleiman (1960), Hany Abu-Assad (1961), Samuel Maoz (1962), and Oren Peli (1970).