Carlos Saldanha

1965 - Today

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Carlos Saldanha (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈkaʁluz sawˈdɐɲɐ]; born January 24, 1965) is a Brazilian animator, director, producer, and voice actor of animated films who worked with Blue Sky Studios until its closure in 2021. He was the director of Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009), Rio (2011), Rio 2 (2014), Ferdinand (2017), and the co-director of Ice Age (2002) and Robots (2005). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos Saldanha has received more than 279,172 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Carlos Saldanha is the 1,137th most popular film director (down from 1,035th in 2019), the 641st most popular biography from Brazil (down from 545th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Brazilian Film Director.

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Among film directors, Carlos Saldanha ranks 1,137 out of 1,580Before him are Feng Xiaogang, David Koepp, Julie Taymor, Kwak Jae-yong, Andrew Adamson, and Hiromasa Yonebayashi. After him are Scott Hicks, Mahesh Bhatt, Lee Garmes, Naomi Kawase, Idrissa Ouédraogo, and Bahman Ghobadi.

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Among people born in 1965, Carlos Saldanha ranks 258Before him are Maurizio Fondriest, Santiago Segura, Ange Postecoglou, Veronica Ferres, Michelle Forbes, and Jeremy Piven. After him are Thomas Kemmerich, Mum Jokmok, Gavin Rossdale, Roman Coppola, Roger Avary, and Robert Emmiyan.

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Among people born in Brazil, Carlos Saldanha ranks 641 out of 1,947Before him are Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira (1976), Nélson Luís Kerchner (1962), Donato Gama da Silva (1962), Lucas Leiva (1987), Alexandre Levy (1864), and Marcos Pontes (1963). After him are Marcelinho Paraíba (1975), Raul Boesel (1957), Geraldo Alckmin (1952), Mirandinha (1959), Lília Cabral (1957), and Adriana Esteves (1969).


Among film directors born in Brazil, Carlos Saldanha ranks 8Before him are Glauber Rocha (1939), Alberto Cavalcanti (1897), Nelson Pereira dos Santos (1928), Walter Salles (1956), José Padilha (1967), and Bruno Barreto (1955).