David O. Russell

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David Owen Russell (born August 20, 1958) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. His early directing career includes the comedy films Spanking the Monkey (1994), Flirting with Disaster (1996), Three Kings (1999), and I Heart Huckabees (2004). He gained recent critical success with biographical sports drama The Fighter (2010), the romantic comedy drama Silver Linings Playbook (2012), and the crime film American Hustle (2013). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David O. Russell has received more than 2,155,268 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). David O. Russell is the 590th most popular film director (up from 635th in 2019), the 3,810th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,976th in 2019) and the 156th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, David O. Russell ranks 590 out of 1,580Before him are João César Monteiro, Fatih Akin, Ryan Murphy, Otakar Vávra, Boris Barnet, and Charles Vidor. After him are Frederick Wiseman, Paul Grimault, Georges Lautner, Aleksei Yuryevich German, James Whale, and Uli Edel.

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Among people born in 1958, David O. Russell ranks 87Before him are Anatoli Boukreev, Kevin Sorbo, Oscar Schmidt, Nambaryn Enkhbayar, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, and Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo. After him are Bertrand Piccard, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Michael Robinson, Didier Auriol, Olaf Scholz, and Fiona Shaw.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David O. Russell ranks 3,810 out of 15,968Before him are William Clark (1770), Mitch McConnell (1942), Jane Badler (1953), Dee Snider (1955), Leontyne Price (1927), and John C. Bogle (1929). After him are Clara Barton (1821), Mae Marsh (1894), Roy E. Disney (1930), Larry Wall (1954), Herb Ritts (1952), and David Boreanaz (1969).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, David O. Russell ranks 156Before him are Nancy Meyers (1949), Jack Conway (1887), Robert Z. Leonard (1889), Martin Brest (1951), Joe Johnston (1950), and Ryan Murphy (1965). After him are Frederick Wiseman (1930), Friz Freleng (1906), Jerry Schatzberg (1927), Robert Rodriguez (1968), Richard Linklater (1960), and Peter Hyams (1943).