Darryl F. Zanuck

1902 - 1979

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Darryl Francis Zanuck (; September 5, 1902 – December 22, 1979) was an American film producer and studio executive; he earlier contributed stories for films starting in the silent era. He played a major part in the Hollywood studio system as one of its longest survivors (the length of his career was rivaled only by that of Adolph Zukor). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Darryl F. Zanuck has received more than 1,342,983 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Darryl F. Zanuck is the 22nd most popular producer, the 2,416th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,708th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Producer.

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  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Darryl F. Zanuck has had the most page views in the with 181,420 views, followed by French (17,385), and Russian (13,433). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Cantonese (98.45%), Malagasy (87.00%), and Lithuanian (65.12%)


Among producers, Darryl F. Zanuck ranks 22 out of 140Before him are Joel Silver, Branko Lustig, Albert R. Broccoli, William Fox, Claude Berri, and Alberto Grimaldi. After him are Aurelio De Laurentiis, Raymond Chow, Samuel Goldwyn, Don Simpson, John de Mol Jr., and Kathleen Kennedy.

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Among people born in 1902, Darryl F. Zanuck ranks 93Before him are Jean Rey, Giuseppe Pella, Cesare Zavattini, Albert Bormann, Therese Brandl, and Jayaprakash Narayan. After him are Santos Iriarte, Jan Tschichold, Elsa Lanchester, Abraham Wald, Nicolás Guillén, and William Walton. Among people deceased in 1979, Darryl F. Zanuck ranks 77Before him are Stein Rokkan, Gio Ponti, Carlo Abarth, Yvonne de Gaulle, Victoria Ocampo, and Jayaprakash Narayan. After him are Joseph Kessel, Henrich Focke, Waldemar de Brito, Amir-Abbas Hoveyda, Walther Gerlach, and Teruo Nakamura.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Darryl F. Zanuck ranks 2,416 out of 20,380Before him are John Frusciante (1970), Clancy Brown (1959), Platt Adams (1885), DeForest Kelley (1920), Will Ferrell (1967), and Clark Ashton Smith (1893). After him are Ken Block (1967), David Farragut (1801), Craig T. Nelson (1944), Henry Morgenthau Jr. (1891), Jon Favreau (1966), and Joan Bennett (1910).

Among PRODUCERS In United States

Among producers born in United States, Darryl F. Zanuck ranks 12Before him are David O. Selznick (1902), Aaron Spelling (1923), Gene Roddenberry (1921), Irving Thalberg (1899), Joel Silver (1952), and Albert R. Broccoli (1909). After him are Don Simpson (1943), Kathleen Kennedy (1953), Fred Quimby (1886), Dick Wolf (1946), Robert Evans (1930), and Stephen J. Cannell (1941).