Damien Chazelle

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Damien Sayre Chazelle (born January 19, 1985) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is known for his films Whiplash (2014), La La Land (2016), and First Man (2018). Chazelle's breakout Whiplash began as a proof-of-concept short film, which debuted at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and eventually attracted attention from financiers who helped to finance the full-length version. The film premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival as the opening film where it won the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic and Audience Award: U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Damien Chazelle has received more than 5,395,320 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Damien Chazelle is the 1,008th most popular film director (down from 925th in 2019), the 6,908th most popular biography from United States and the 267th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Damien Chazelle ranks 1,008 out of 1,580Before him are Helmut Dietl, Ferenc Kósa, Pilar Miró, Gregory Ratoff, Walter Lassally, and Juan José Campanella. After him are Gregory La Cava, Nina Companeez, Martin McDonagh, Matt Reeves, Francesco Maselli, and Wally Pfister.

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Among people born in 1985, Damien Chazelle ranks 69Before him are J Balvin, Kajal Aggarwal, Hernanes, Rafinha, Crystal Reed, and Angela White. After him are Steve Mandanda, Simone Simons, Alissa White-Gluz, Valon Behrami, Bar Refaeli, and Hadise.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Damien Chazelle ranks 6,908 out of 15,968Before him are Danny Lloyd (1972), William Schuman (1910), Gailard Sartain (1946), Jane Powell (1929), Gil Birmingham (1953), and Jimmy Garrison (1934). After him are David Tudor (1926), Bill Frisell (1951), Richard Marcinko (1940), John Elkann (1976), Melissa Benoist (1988), and Marc Davis (1913).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Damien Chazelle ranks 267Before him are Candida Royalle (1950), Jack Bender (1949), Jon Turteltaub (1963), Lewis Teague (1938), Douglas Trumbull (1942), and Dominic Sena (1949). After him are Gregory La Cava (1892), Matt Reeves (1966), Wally Pfister (1961), David Twohy (1955), Sidney Franklin (1893), and Rian Johnson (1973).