Caleb Deschanel

1944 - Today

Caleb Deschanel

Joseph Caleb Deschanel, ASC (born September 21, 1944) is an American cinematographer and director of film and television. He has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography six times. He is a member of the National Film Preservation Board of the Library of Congress, representing the American Society of Cinematographers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Caleb Deschanel has received more than 1,320,863 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 783rd most popular film director.

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  • 45.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Caleb Deschanel ranks 784 out of 1,305Before him are Sergei Bodrov, Bob Gale, Michel Boisrond, Jean Grémillon, Gorō Miyazaki, and Iwao Takamoto. After him are George Sidney, Mark Donskoy, Mario Camus, Freddie Francis, Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, and Jack Conway.

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Among people born in 1944, Caleb Deschanel ranks 328Before him are Han Myeong-sook, José Eulogio Gárate, Kuniya Daini, Anthony Heald, José Dolhem, and Seán Patrick O'Malley. After him are Said Musa, John Abercrombie, Terry Jacks, Nelson Prudêncio, Alain Souchon, and Ranulph Fiennes.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Caleb Deschanel ranks 5,279 out of 12,171Before him are Marsha Mason (1942), Linda Cardellini (1975), Greg Bear (1951), Iwao Takamoto (1925), Roger Sherman (1721), and Donny Hathaway (1945). After him are Anne Revere (1903), Lucius Shepard (1943), James L. Elliot (1943), George Sidney (1916), Charles Mackerras (1925), and Ransom E. Olds (1864).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Caleb Deschanel ranks 192Before him are Budd Boetticher (1916), James Gunn (1966), Gordon Parks (1912), Preston Sturges (1898), Bob Gale (1951), and Iwao Takamoto (1925). After him are George Sidney (1916), Alexander Payne (1961), Herschell Gordon Lewis (1926), Chris Wedge (1957), Irwin Allen (1916), and Mimi Leder (1952).

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