Clarence Brown

1890 - 1987

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Clarence Leon Brown (May 10, 1890 – August 17, 1987) was an American film director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clarence Brown has received more than 170,113 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Clarence Brown is the 415th most popular film director (up from 456th in 2019), the 2,720th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,935th in 2019) and the 113th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Clarence Brown ranks 415 out of 1,580Before him are Kaneto Shindo, Maurice Pialat, Georgiy Daneliya, Ted Kotcheff, Sergiu Nicolaescu, and Susanne Bier. After him are Yoji Yamada, John Badham, Karel Reisz, René Laloux, Sam Wood, and Paul Schrader.

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Among people born in 1890, Clarence Brown ranks 85Before him are Norman Bethune, Solomon Mikhoels, Zeki Velidi Togan, Adolf Schärf, Paul Strand, and Princess Dagmar of Denmark. After him are Evert Taube, Henrich Focke, Milunka Savić, Harold Bride, Elpidio Quirino, and László Bárdossy. Among people deceased in 1987, Clarence Brown ranks 80Before him are Lorne Greene, Salim Ali, Otto Wöhler, Tawfiq al-Hakim, Masatoshi Nakayama, and Charan Singh. After him are Naji al-Ali, Mary Astor, Alfred Bester, Bertrand de Jouvenel, Henri Cochet, and Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Clarence Brown ranks 2,720 out of 15,968Before him are Frank Vincent (1939), Joseph E. Johnston (1807), Jimmie Angel (1899), Mercedes McCambridge (1916), Cedric Gibbons (1893), and June Allyson (1917). After him are James Henry Breasted (1865), Noah Webster (1758), Jackie Cooper (1922), Carly Simon (1945), Melissa Leo (1960), and Mary Astor (1906).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Clarence Brown ranks 113Before him are Donald P. Bellisario (1935), Richard Thorpe (1896), John McTiernan (1951), Curtis Hanson (1945), Gerard Damiano (1928), and Garry Marshall (1934). After him are Sam Wood (1883), Paul Schrader (1946), Robert Rossen (1908), Philip Kaufman (1936), John Landis (1950), and Joe Dante (1946).