Chris Columbus

1958 - Today

Chris Columbus

Chris Joseph Columbus (born September 10, 1958) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. Born in Spangler, Pennsylvania, Columbus studied film at Tisch School of the Arts where he developed an interest in filmmaking. After writing screenplays for several teen comedies in the mid-1980s, he made his directorial debut with a teen adventure, Adventures in Babysitting (1987). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Columbus has received more than 27,092 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 320th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 27k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.77

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Chris Columbus ranks 321 out of 1,305Before him are Larry Cohen, Bigas Luna, Ray Harryhausen, Tsui Hark, Alberto Lattuada, and Irvin Kershner. After him are J. J. Abrams, Barry Levinson, Jan de Bont, Richard Brooks, Claude Goretta, and Martin Campbell.

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Among people born in 1958, Chris Columbus ranks 41Before him are Avigdor Lieberman, Angela Bassett, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Nikki Sixx, Janez Janša, and Madeleine Stowe. After him are Dragan Đokanović, Elio de Angelis, Goran Hadžić, Sooronbay Jeenbekov, Andie MacDowell, and Steve Guttenberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chris Columbus ranks 2,098 out of 12,171Before him are Thomas A. Hendricks (1819), Don Cheadle (1964), Kevin A. Lynch (1918), Bernard Malamud (1914), Leland Stanford (1824), and Edward Weston (1886). After him are Richard Basehart (1914), Janet Jackson (1966), King C. Gillette (1855), Elisabeth Shue (1963), Clair Cameron Patterson (1922), and Jason Momoa (1979).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Chris Columbus ranks 91Before him are Saul Bass (1920), James L. Brooks (1940), Ub Iwerks (1901), Walter Lantz (1899), Ray Harryhausen (1920), and Irvin Kershner (1923). After him are J. J. Abrams (1966), Barry Levinson (1942), Steven Soderbergh (1963), Wes Anderson (1969), Darren Aronofsky (1969), and Donald P. Bellisario (1935).

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