Burt Kennedy

1922 - 2001

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Burton Raphael Kennedy (September 3, 1922 – February 15, 2001) was an American screenwriter and director known mainly for directing Westerns. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Burt Kennedy has received more than 133,657 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Burt Kennedy is the 614th most popular film director (up from 841st in 2019), the 4,006th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,690th in 2019) and the 164th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Burt Kennedy ranks 614 out of 1,580Before him are Fernando Solanas, Amos Gitai, Peter Hyams, Yakov Protazanov, Edmund Goulding, and Stan Winston. After him are Percy Adlon, Robert Enrico, Mika Kaurismäki, Renato Castellani, Keisuke Kinoshita, and Grigory Chukhray.

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Among people born in 1922, Burt Kennedy ranks 210Before him are Eusebio Tejera, Yuri Knorozov, John Christopher, Jock Stein, Juan Carlos Lorenzo, and Bigode. After him are Emile Habibi, Esther Lederberg, John Hick, Chairil Anwar, Carmen McRae, and Mariano Gonzalvo. Among people deceased in 2001, Burt Kennedy ranks 122Before him are Friedrich Franz, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, William P. Rogers, Aldo Olivieri, Barend Biesheuvel, Kathleen Freeman, and Juan Carlos Lorenzo. After him are Robert Enrico, Grigory Chukhray, Mohamed Atta, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Viktor Astafyev, and Aaliyah.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Burt Kennedy ranks 4,006 out of 15,968Before him are Bob King (1906), Courtney Hodges (1887), Stan Winston (1946), Steve Jackson (1953), Thomas E. Dewey (1902), and Sarah Rafferty (1972). After him are Platt Adams (1885), William Thurston (1946), David Doyle (1929), Pharrell Williams (1973), Lee Radziwill (1933), and Wes Unseld (1946).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Burt Kennedy ranks 164Before him are Friz Freleng (1906), Jerry Schatzberg (1927), Robert Rodriguez (1968), Richard Linklater (1960), Peter Hyams (1943), and Stan Winston (1946). After him are Hal Roach (1892), Bryan Singer (1965), Kevin Reynolds (1952), Paul Thomas Anderson (1970), Sean S. Cunningham (1941), and Ted Post (1918).