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Claude Zidi

1934 - Today

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Claude Zidi (born 25 July 1934) is a French film director and screenwriter noted for his mainstream burlesque comedies. Born in Paris, he started as a cameraman and then a cinematographer, and he made his directorial and screenwriting debut in 1971. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude Zidi has received more than 90,730 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Claude Zidi is the 395th most popular film director (up from 463rd in 2019), the 2,210th most popular biography from France (up from 2,480th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Claude Zidi ranks 395 out of 1,581Before him are Jerzy Hoffman, Yuri Norstein, Mario Camus, Shin Sang-ok, Joe Dante, and Karel Reisz. After him are Kaneto Shindo, Maurice Pialat, Donald P. Bellisario, J. J. Abrams, Neil Jordan, and Alexandre Astruc.

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Among people born in 1934, Claude Zidi ranks 127Before him are Tatiana Samoilova, Rue McClanahan, Hank Aaron, Rossana Podestà, Kate Millett, and Ronald Inglehart. After him are Masao Uchino, Claude Berri, Raniero Cantalamessa, Paul Cohen, Zurab Tsereteli, and Elgin Baylor.

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In France

Among people born in France, Claude Zidi ranks 2,210 out of 6,011Before him are Jean Goujon (1510), Medardus (470), Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne (1756), Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau (1715), Emmanuel Petit (1970), and Robert Pires (1973). After him are Alexandre-Émile Béguyer de Chancourtois (1820), Jean Bodel (1165), Félix d'Herelle (1873), Claude Berri (1934), Léon Cogniet (1794), and Bertrand de Jouvenel (1903).


Among film directors born in France, Claude Zidi ranks 52Before him are Jacques Tourneur (1904), Jacques Copeau (1879), Philippe Garrel (1948), Jacques Audiard (1952), Jean Girault (1924), and Marcel Camus (1912). After him are Maurice Pialat (1925), Alexandre Astruc (1923), Bertrand Blier (1939), Claire Denis (1946), Albert Lamorisse (1922), and Georges Lautner (1926).