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Cedric Gibbons

1893 - 1960

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Austin Cedric Gibbons (March 23, 1890 – July 26, 1960) was an Irish-American art director for the film industry. He also made a significant contribution to motion picture theater architecture from the 1930s to 1950s. Gibbons designed the Oscar statuette in 1928, but tasked the sculpting to George Stanley, a Los Angeles artist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cedric Gibbons has received more than 361,953 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Cedric Gibbons is the 244th most popular architect (down from 224th in 2019), the 3,144th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,717th in 2019) and the 15th most popular American Architect.

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Among architects, Cedric Gibbons ranks 244 out of 424Before him are Luigi Vanvitelli, Alexander Tamanian, Gae Aulenti, Boris Iofan, Frederick Law Olmsted, and Max Fabiani. After him are Imre Steindl, Friedrich von Schmidt, Helmut Jahn, Hermogenes of Priene, Lambert Lombard, and Bernardo Buontalenti.

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Among people born in 1893, Cedric Gibbons ranks 111Before him are Georg, Crown Prince of Saxony, Madeleine Astor, Alfréd Schaffer, Farabundo Martí, Sükhbaataryn Yanjmaa, and Meghnad Saha. After him are Ernst Marischka, Bugs Moran, Rued Langgaard, Mina Witkojc, Jean Acker, and Harold Laski. Among people deceased in 1960, Cedric Gibbons ranks 74Before him are Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, Hans Albers, Mitrofan Nedelin, Alan Stacey, Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan, and Princess Xenia of Montenegro. After him are Erwin Jaenecke, Richard Wright, Prince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of Calabria, Wu Lien-teh, Gottfried, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, and Chris Bristow.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cedric Gibbons ranks 3,144 out of 18,182Before him are Arnold Palmer (1929), Mos Def (1973), Sheryl Crow (1962), Leslie Lamport (1941), Clara Barton (1821), and James W. Christy (1938). After him are John C. Mather (1946), Alvin E. Roth (1951), Larry Sanger (1968), Eric F. Wieschaus (1947), Susan Sullivan (1942), and Art Metrano (1936).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Cedric Gibbons ranks 15Before him are Charles Eames (1907), Kevin A. Lynch (1918), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), Adrian Smith (1944), Nicholas Negroponte (1943), and Frederick Law Olmsted (1822). After him are Gordon Bunshaft (1909), Michael Graves (1934), Charles Jencks (1939), Thom Mayne (1944), Steven Holl (1947), and Sixto Durán Ballén (1921).