Charles Vidor

1900 - 1959

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Charles Vidor (born Károly Vidor; July 27, 1900 – June 4, 1959) was a Hungarian film director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Vidor has received more than 206,530 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Charles Vidor is the 589th most popular film director (down from 423rd in 2019), the 288th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 232nd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Hungarian Film Director.

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Among film directors, Charles Vidor ranks 589 out of 1,580Before him are Joe Johnston, João César Monteiro, Fatih Akin, Ryan Murphy, Otakar Vávra, and Boris Barnet. After him are David O. Russell, Frederick Wiseman, Paul Grimault, Georges Lautner, Aleksei Yuryevich German, and James Whale.

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Among people born in 1900, Charles Vidor ranks 147Before him are Valko Chervenkov, Antun Augustinčić, Leo Löwenthal, Roberto Arlt, Pink Anderson, and Eduard van Beinum. After him are Giovanni Urbani, Johanna Wolf, Manuel Fleitas Solich, Alexander Novikov, Roy Harrod, and Jean Duvieusart. Among people deceased in 1959, Charles Vidor ranks 79Before him are S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike, Pietro Canonica, Ramón Fonst, Edmund Gwenn, Giovanni Pastrone, and Eduard van Beinum. After him are Princess Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife, Bak Jungyang, Edmund Goulding, Kafū Nagai, Luigi Sturzo, and Charles Starkweather.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Charles Vidor ranks 288 out of 696Before him are Leó Weiner (1885), Árpád Szakasits (1888), Ferenc Nagy (1903), Archduchess Maria Dorothea of Austria (1867), Peter Lax (1926), and Lippo Hertzka (1904). After him are Stephen Heller (1813), Paul Halmos (1916), Mátyás Szűrös (1933), Mihály Babits (1883), Philip de László (1869), and István Kertész (1929).


Among film directors born in Hungary, Charles Vidor ranks 10Before him are Béla Tarr (1955), Adolph Zukor (1873), Márta Mészáros (1931), Ladislao Vajda (1906), Ján Kadár (1918), and László Benedek (1905). After him are Zoltán Fábri (1917), Ildikó Enyedi (1955), Emeric Pressburger (1902), George Pal (1908), Károly Makk (1925), and Andre DeToth (1913).