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Chuck Jones

1912 - 2002

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Charles Martin Jones (September 21, 1912 – February 22, 2002) was an American animator, painter, voice actor and filmmaker, best known for his work with Warner Bros. Cartoons on the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of shorts. He wrote, produced, and/or directed many classic animated cartoon shorts starring Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Wile E. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chuck Jones has received more than 2,152,088 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Chuck Jones is the 71st most popular film director (down from 52nd in 2019), the 484th most popular biography from United States (down from 386th in 2019) and the 17th most popular American Film Director.

Chuck Jones is most famous for creating the Looney Tunes.

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Among film directors, Chuck Jones ranks 71 out of 1,581Before him are Richard Attenborough, Terry Gilliam, Luc Besson, Jean-Jacques Annaud, Franco Zeffirelli, and David Cronenberg. After him are F. W. Murnau, Frank Capra, John Huston, Costa-Gavras, Robert Bresson, and Dziga Vertov.

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Among people born in 1912, Chuck Jones ranks 20Before him are Clara Petacci, János Kádár, Alfredo Stroessner, Raoul Wallenberg, Jorge Amado, and Khalid of Saudi Arabia. After him are Adolf Galland, Millvina Dean, Hanna Reitsch, Gene Kelly, Kim Philby, and James Callaghan. Among people deceased in 2002, Chuck Jones ranks 16Before him are Richard Harris, Vavá, Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Traudl Junge, László Kubala, and Niki de Saint Phalle. After him are James Coburn, Ivan Illich, Rod Steiger, Valeriy Lobanovskyi, Camilo José Cela, and Linda Lovelace.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chuck Jones ranks 484 out of 18,182Before him are Alan Shepard (1923), William S. Burroughs (1914), Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804), Ellen G. White (1827), Edward Drinker Cope (1840), and Richard Chamberlain (1934). After him are Bernie Madoff (1938), Glen Campbell (1936), John Coltrane (1926), David Copperfield (1956), Robert A. Heinlein (1907), and Prince (1958).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Chuck Jones ranks 17Before him are Brian De Palma (1940), Sydney Pollack (1934), Robert Zemeckis (1952), Oliver Stone (1946), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), and Terry Gilliam (1940). After him are John Huston (1906), George A. Romero (1940), William Hanna (1910), Howard Hawks (1896), Walter Hill (1942), and Terrence Malick (1943).