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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 1,145,117 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Darryl F. Zanuck is the 22nd most popular producer (down from 20th in 2019), the 2,715th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,477th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Producer.

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Among producers, Darryl F. Zanuck ranks 22 out of 89Before him are William Fox, Samuel Goldwyn, Irving Thalberg, Toshio Suzuki, Branko Lustig, and Claude Berri. After him are Raymond Chow, John de Mol Jr., Dick Wolf, Fred Quimby, Aurelio De Laurentiis, and Don Simpson.

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Among people born in 1902, Darryl F. Zanuck ranks 102Before him are Albert Forster, Thelma Ritter, Shigeyoshi Suzuki, Nicolás Guillén, Nordahl Grieg, and Alexander Mach. After him are Jean Rey, Ryu Gwansun, Peregrino Anselmo, Elsa Lanchester, Albert Anastasia, and Leopold Figl. Among people deceased in 1979, Darryl F. Zanuck ranks 79Before him are Jean-Marie Villot, Nereo Rocco, Jayaprakash Narayan, Yvonne de Gaulle, Barbara Hutton, and Joseph Kessel. After him are Larisa Shepitko, Carlo Abarth, Ahmad Zahir, Dolores Costello, Victoria Ocampo, and Wilfred Bion.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Darryl F. Zanuck ranks 2,715 out of 18,182Before him are Liev Schreiber (1967), George Pullman (1831), Katharine Graham (1917), Jimmie Angel (1899), Cindy Sherman (1954), and Lee Krasner (1908). After him are Bonnie Bedelia (1948), Bruce Campbell (1958), Djuna Barnes (1892), David Packard (1912), Zoë Wanamaker (1949), and Coolio (1963).

Among PRODUCERS In United States

Among producers born in United States, Darryl F. Zanuck ranks 12Before him are David O. Selznick (1902), Albert R. Broccoli (1909), Joel Silver (1952), Gene Roddenberry (1921), Aaron Spelling (1923), and Irving Thalberg (1899). After him are Dick Wolf (1946), Fred Quimby (1886), Don Simpson (1943), Stephen J. Cannell (1941), Michael G. Wilson (1942), and Kevin Feige (1973).