David Mamet

1947 - Today

David Mamet

David Alan Mamet (; born November 30, 1947) is an American playwright, film director, screenwriter and author. He won a Pulitzer Prize and received Tony nominations for his plays Glengarry Glen Ross (1984) and Speed-the-Plow (1988). He first gained critical acclaim for a trio of off-Broadway 1970s plays: The Duck Variations, Sexual Perversity in Chicago, and American Buffalo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Mamet has received more than 1,909,304 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,729th most popular writer.

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  • 26

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  • 2.39

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  • 4.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, David Mamet ranks 3,724 out of 4,883Before him are José Eustasio Rivera, Hanna Krall, Gyula Illyés, Ranko Marinković, Innokenty Annensky, and Yann Martel. After him are Gitta Sereny, Thomas M. Disch, Mikhail Isakovsky, Yang Jiang, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, and David Storey.

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Among people born in 1947, David Mamet ranks 311Before him are Maria del Mar Bonet, Miguel Ángel González Suárez, Geoffrey Hinton, Gunter Demnig, Rémi Brague, and Gerald McRaney. After him are Luis Ángel González Macchi, Ján Pivarník, Frank J. Tipler, Lydia Davis, Ian Scheckter, and Stephen Collins.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Mamet ranks 4,972 out of 12,171Before him are Janet Reno (1938), Walter Piston (1894), Eli Roth (1972), Tara Reid (1975), Matt Bomer (1977), and Tessa Thompson (1983). After him are Judy Collins (1939), Lance Reddick (1962), Blind Willie Johnson (1897), William P. Gottlieb (1917), Mel Patton (1924), and Loretta Swit (1937).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, David Mamet ranks 425Before him are Charlie Kaufman (1958), Norman Spinrad (1940), Camille Paglia (1947), Chaim Potok (1929), Edmund Wilson (null), and Margaret Weis (1948). After him are Lydia Davis (1947), Damon Knight (1922), William Gibson (1914), Donna Tartt (1963), Amiri Baraka (1934), and Saul Alinsky (1909).