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Curtis Hanson

1945 - 2016

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Curtis Lee Hanson (March 24, 1945 – September 20, 2016) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Born in Reno, Nevada, Hanson grew up in Los Angeles. After dropping out of high school, Hanson worked as photographer and editor for Cinema magazine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Curtis Hanson has received more than 1,037,778 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Curtis Hanson is the 430th most popular film director (down from 388th in 2019), the 2,840th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,519th in 2019) and the 118th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Curtis Hanson ranks 430 out of 1,581Before him are Kira Muratova, Édouard Molinaro, Denys Arcand, Kon Ichikawa, Anton Corbijn, and Alexander Sokurov. After him are Edward Yang, Jacques Doillon, Yoshiyuki Tomino, Valerio Zurlini, Jafar Panahi, and Robert Rossen.

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Among people born in 1945, Curtis Hanson ranks 163Before him are Vladislav Ardzinba, Michael J. Smith, Lee Jong-wook, Barbara Carrera, Princess Michael of Kent, and Vinko Puljić. After him are Ilija Petković, Bobby Solo, Radu Lupu, Adam Zagajewski, Marek Grechuta, and Assi Dayan. Among people deceased in 2016, Curtis Hanson ranks 140Before him are Ferdinand Kübler, Loris Francesco Capovilla, Héctor Babenco, Juan Gabriel, Jorge Batlle, and Mark Taimanov. After him are Javier Echevarría Rodríguez, Peter Vaughan, Anker Jørgensen, Rick Parfitt, Victor Stănculescu, and Jacques Hamel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Curtis Hanson ranks 2,840 out of 18,182Before him are Jennifer Love Hewitt (1979), Karen Black (1939), Frances E. Allen (1932), Lauren Hutton (1943), Morgan Robertson (1861), and Walton Walker (1889). After him are Tom Petty (1950), Sam Jones (1933), Lois Chiles (1947), Sam Waterston (1940), Artie Shaw (1910), and Cheech Marin (1946).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Curtis Hanson ranks 118Before him are Joe Dante (1946), Donald P. Bellisario (1935), J. J. Abrams (1966), Delmer Daves (1904), Douglas Trumbull (1942), and Richard Thorpe (1896). After him are Robert Rossen (1908), Delbert Mann (1920), Alfred Lunt (1892), Aaron Russo (1943), Clarence Brown (1890), and John Lasseter (1957).