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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 812,319 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Bob Clark is the 6,911th most popular actor (down from 5,396th in 2019), the 10,235th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,373rd in 2019) and the 3,326th most popular American Actor.

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  • 3.61

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Among actors, Bob Clark ranks 6,911 out of 9,996Before him are Elisabetta Canalis, Eric Szmanda, Irving Pichel, Martha Plimpton, Dale Robertson, and Joachim Król. After him are Gloria Holden, Kim Rae-won, Miranda Cosgrove, Cynthia Watros, Andrea Leeds, and Anna Mouglalis.

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Among people born in 1939, Bob Clark ranks 498Before him are Kate O'Mara, William B. Lenoir, S. David Griggs, Göran Sonnevi, Bernie Casey, and John M. Fabian. After him are Marino Perani, Brian Jacques, Velimir Sombolac, James Hartle, Claude Piquemal, and Anne Heggtveit. Among people deceased in 2007, Bob Clark ranks 332Before him are David Halberstam, Sidney Coleman, Kevin DuBrow, Tamás Gábor, Dan Fogelberg, and Yolanda King. After him are Charles Lane, Dadullah, Grégory Lemarchal, John Woodruff, Porter Wagoner, and Boots Randolph.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Clark ranks 10,235 out of 18,182Before him are Dale Robertson (1923), Donald Henderson (1928), Faith Hill (1967), Thomas Starzl (1926), Walker Percy (1916), and Tris Speaker (1888). After him are Jen Psaki (1978), Miranda Cosgrove (1993), Cynthia Watros (1968), Andrea Leeds (1914), Tim Kring (1957), and Richelle Mead (1976).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Bob Clark ranks 3,326Before him are Leon Ames (1902), Molly Picon (1898), Eric Szmanda (1975), Irving Pichel (1891), Martha Plimpton (1970), and Dale Robertson (1923). After him are Miranda Cosgrove (1993), Cynthia Watros (1968), Andrea Leeds (1914), Olivia Munn (1980), Erik Palladino (1968), and Ann Doran (1911).

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