David Lynch

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David Lynch

David Keith Lynch (born January 20, 1946) is an American filmmaker, painter, musician, and actor. He is best known for writing and directing films such as Eraserhead (1977), The Elephant Man (1980), Blue Velvet (1986), and Mulholland Drive (2001), which are often regarded by critics as among the best films of their times, and for his television series Twin Peaks (1990–91, 2017). These works led to him being labeled "the first popular Surrealist" by film critic Pauline Kael. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Lynch has received more than 8,807,863 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 33rd most popular film director.

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Among film directors, David Lynch ranks 33 out of 1,305Before him are Fritz Lang, George Lucas, John Ford, Agnès Varda, Quentin Tarantino, and Franco Zeffirelli. After him are Andrzej Wajda, Roberto Rossellini, Vittorio De Sica, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Billy Wilder, and Paul Verhoeven.

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Among people born in 1946, David Lynch ranks 16Before him are George Best, Patti Smith, Ted Bundy, Bon Scott, Gianni Versace, and Alan Rickman. After him are Tommy Lee Jones, Charlotte Rampling, Elfriede Jelinek, Mireille Mathieu, Susan Sarandon, and David Gilmour.

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Among people born in United States, David Lynch ranks 224 out of 12,171Before him are John B. Watson (1878), Jesse James (1847), Sigourney Weaver (1949), Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803), Tony Curtis (1925), and P. T. Barnum (1810). After him are Rocky Marciano (1923), Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Colonel Sanders (1890), Whitney Houston (1963), Josephine Baker (1906), and Leonard Bernstein (1918).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, David Lynch ranks 9Before him are Woody Allen (1935), Francis Ford Coppola (1939), Martin Scorsese (1942), George Lucas (1944), John Ford (1894), and Quentin Tarantino (1963). After him are Tim Burton (1958), Sydney Pollack (1934), Brian De Palma (1940), Oliver Stone (1946), Terry Gilliam (1940), and Chuck Jones (1912).

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