Atom Egoyan

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Atom Egoyan (; Armenian: Աթոմ Եղոյեան, romanized: Atom Yeghoyan; born July 19, 1960) is a Canadian filmmaker. He was part of a loosely-affiliated group of filmmakers to emerge in the 1980s from Toronto known as the Toronto New Wave. Egoyan made his career breakthrough with Exotica (1994), a film set primarily in and around the fictional Exotica strip club. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Atom Egoyan has received more than 806,164 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Atom Egoyan is the 701st most popular film director (down from 531st in 2019), the 393rd most popular biography from Egypt (down from 324th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Egyptian Film Director.

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Among film directors, Atom Egoyan ranks 701 out of 1,580Before him are Harald Reinl, Pierre Schoendoerffer, Ronald Neame, Gustav Ucicky, Jan Němec, and Raoul Servais. After him are Sally Potter, Harold Becker, Godfrey Reggio, Majid Majidi, Kevin Smith, and Vojtěch Jasný.

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Among people born in 1960, Atom Egoyan ranks 128Before him are Merlene Ottey, Jean-Marc Barr, Wayne Rainey, Oliver Platt, Werner Faymann, and Daniel Baldwin. After him are Buster Douglas, Jan Wouters, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Yu Hua, J. Christopher Stevens, and Hong Sang-soo.

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Among people born in Egypt, Atom Egoyan ranks 393 out of 520Before him are Peter III of Alexandria (500), Mostafa El-Nahas (1879), Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni (1940), Mahmoud Sami el-Baroudi (1838), Stéphanos II Ghattas (1920), and Mohamed Salah (1992). After him are Autobiography of Harkhuf (-2300), Guy Béart (1930), Aisha Abd al-Rahman (1913), Andrée Chedid (1920), Abdul Rahman Hassan Azzam (1893), and Abu Ayyub al-Masri (1968).


Among film directors born in Egypt, Atom Egoyan ranks 4Before him are Youssef Chahine (1926), Moshé Mizrahi (1931), and Riccardo Freda (1909). After him are Alex Proyas (1963).