David Benioff

1970 - Today

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David Friedman ( ; born September 25, 1970), better known by his pen name David Benioff, is an American screenwriter and television writer, director and producer. Along with his collaborator D. B. Weiss, he is best known as co-creator, showrunner, and writer of Game of Thrones (2011–2019), the HBO adaptation of George R. R. Martin's series of books A Song of Ice and Fire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Benioff has received more than 4,908,652 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). David Benioff is the 4,787th most popular writer (down from 3,672nd in 2019), the 7,595th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,846th in 2019) and the 609th most popular American Writer.

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  • 56.96

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  • 35

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  • 2.96

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  • 4.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, David Benioff ranks 4,787 out of 5,794Before him are Eva Ibbotson, George Crabbe, James Hogg, Tahar Djaout, Patrick Chamoiseau, and Máirtín Ó Cadhain. After him are Michael Blake, Jonathan Safran Foer, Gaspar Núñez de Arce, Yakov Polonsky, Helen Fielding, and Monica Lovinescu.

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Among people born in 1970, David Benioff ranks 192Before him are Avishai Cohen, Julieta Venegas, DMX, Abraham Olano, Bellamy Young, and Dmitri Radchenko. After him are Evgeni Berzin, Han Kang, Adam Goldberg, Yuriy Nikiforov, Masahiro Sakurai, and Predrag Danilović.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Benioff ranks 7,595 out of 15,968Before him are Leroy Carr (1905), Dickey Betts (1943), A. P. Hill (1825), Billy Strayhorn (1915), William Haines (1900), and Clinton Hart Merriam (1855). After him are Peyton List (1998), Brian Benben (1956), John Ratzenberger (1947), Michael Blake (1945), Jonathan Safran Foer (1977), and Philander C. Knox (1853).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, David Benioff ranks 609Before him are Christopher Paolini (1983), Walter Tevis (1928), Eric Van Lustbader (1946), David S. Goyer (1965), Max Eastman (1883), and R. A. Lafferty (1914). After him are Michael Blake (1945), Jonathan Safran Foer (1977), Edward Abbey (1927), Paddy Chayefsky (1923), Nicholas Meyer (1945), and Bart D. Ehrman (1955).