Bob Clark

1939 - 2007

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Benjamin Robert Clark (August 5, 1939 – April 4, 2007) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. He is best known for his work in the Canadian film industry throughout the 1970s and 1980s, where he was responsible for some of the most successful films in Canadian film history such as Black Christmas (1974), Murder by Decree (1979), Tribute (1980), Porky's (1981), and A Christmas Story (1983). He won three Genie Awards (two Best Direction and one Best Screenplay) with two additional nominations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Clark has received more than 699,177 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Bob Clark is the 5,397th most popular actor (down from 4,815th in 2019), the 8,387th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,207th in 2019) and the 2,705th most popular American Actor.

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  • 700k

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  • 55.91

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  • 17

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  • 2.24

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  • 3.19

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Among actors, Bob Clark ranks 5,397 out of 10,030Before him are Antonio Resines, Andrea Martin, Gail Russell, David Dencik, Bill Hader, and Ray Collins. After him are Daniel Henney, Cha Tae-hyun, Jason Donovan, Jorge Blanco, Chris Carmack, and Jayma Mays.

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Among people born in 1939, Bob Clark ranks 413Before him are Robert A. M. Stern, R. D. Burman, Paride Tumburus, Marino Perani, Paul Winter, and Józef Grudzień. After him are Mavis Staples, Erik Pevernagie, Michael Learned, Steny Hoyer, Tsuyoshi Yamanaka, and Harvey Pekar. Among people deceased in 2007, Bob Clark ranks 279Before him are Joseph Nérette, Hans Sturm, Bruce M. Metzger, Kerwin Mathews, Maria Kwaśniewska, and Aleksandr Dedyushko. After him are Johanna Sällström, Pascal Yoadimnadji, Carmelo Camet, Miklós Páncsics, Norifumi Abe, and John Woodruff.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Clark ranks 8,387 out of 15,968Before him are Ray Collins (1889), Clarence White (1944), Frank Parker (1916), Geraldo Rivera (1943), John Romero (1967), and Harry Spanjer (1873). After him are Dorothy Hansine Andersen (1901), Daniel Henney (1979), Harry Turtledove (1949), Alice Sebold (1963), Chris Webber (1973), and Pam Shriver (1962).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Bob Clark ranks 2,705Before him are Tim Gunn (1953), Dick Clark (1929), Andrea Martin (1947), Gail Russell (1924), Bill Hader (1978), and Ray Collins (1889). After him are Daniel Henney (1979), Chris Carmack (1980), Jayma Mays (1979), Marianna Hill (1942), Chrissy Metz (1980), and Aimee Garcia (1978).

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