Byron Howard

1968 - Today

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Byron P. Howard (born December 26, 1968) is an American animator, character designer, story artist, film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known as the director of the Walt Disney Animation Studios films Bolt (2008), Tangled (2010), Zootopia (2016), and Encanto (2021). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Byron Howard has received more than 874,420 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Byron Howard is the 1,599th most popular film director (down from 1,490th in 2019), the 1,751st most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,630th in 2019) and the 59th most popular Japanese Film Director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 870k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Byron Howards by language

Over the past year Byron Howard has had the most page views in the with 72,737 views, followed by Spanish (6,553), and Japanese (5,439). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Belarusian (264.89%), Japanese (41.24%), and Catalan (36.94%)


Among film directors, Byron Howard ranks 1,599 out of 2,041Before him are Susan Seidelman, Charles Shyer, Tigran Keosayan, Charles Brabin, Dan Laustsen, and Penelope Spheeris. After him are Francesca Comencini, Mario Martone, Joe Carnahan, Kevin S. Bright, Christophe Barratier, and Robert Riskin.

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Among people born in 1968, Byron Howard ranks 418Before him are Wolfgang Tillmans, Nobutoshi Canna, Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev, Des'ree, Chrystia Freeland, and Ashin Wirathu. After him are Guinevere Turner, Cynthia Watros, Franck Lagorce, Bruno Risi, Donna D'Errico, and José Carlos de Almeida.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Byron Howard ranks 1,751 out of 6,245Before him are Yuya Osako (1990), Naoki Matsuda (1977), Takanohana Kōji (1972), Nobutoshi Canna (1968), Yoshinori Kitase (1966), and Sakura Miyawaki (1998). After him are Sabu (1964), Sakon Yamamoto (1982), Yui Hatano (1988), Genki Haraguchi (1991), Yuriko Shima (1959), and Katsuo Takaishi (1906).


Among film directors born in Japan, Byron Howard ranks 59Before him are Hiromasa Yonebayashi (1973), Takashi Shimizu (1972), Jun'ichi Kōuchi (1886), Hiroyuki Imaishi (1971), Noriyuki Abe (1961), and Yasuhiro Takemoto (1972). After him are Mari Okada (1976), Tatsuya Ishihara (1966), and Naoko Yamada (1984).