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Delmer Daves

1904 - 1977

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Delmer Lawrence Daves (July 24, 1904 – August 17, 1977) was an American screenwriter, film director and film producer. He worked in many genres, including film noir and warfare, but he is best known for his Western movies, especially Broken Arrow (1950), The Last Wagon (1956), 3:10 to Yuma (1957) and The Hanging Tree (1959). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Delmer Daves has received more than 188,394 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Delmer Daves is the 414th most popular film director (up from 443rd in 2019), the 2,728th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,883rd in 2019) and the 115th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Delmer Daves ranks 414 out of 1,581Before him are Jerzy Stuhr, Michael Radford, Alain Tanner, Bertrand Blier, Claire Denis, and Albert Lamorisse. After him are Douglas Trumbull, Larisa Shepitko, Héctor Babenco, Richard Thorpe, Hiroshi Inagaki, and Wolfgang Reitherman.

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Among people born in 1904, Delmer Daves ranks 106Before him are Karl Ernst, Max Mallowan, Nikolai Berzarin, Arkady Gaidar, Coleman Hawkins, and Tadao Takayama. After him are Joseph Valachi, Ding Ling, Leo Joseph Suenens, Anna Mahler, Giuseppe Terragni, and Vilis Lācis. Among people deceased in 1977, Delmer Daves ranks 80Before him are Shogo Kamo, Džemal Bijedić, John Edensor Littlewood, James M. Cain, Hamazasp Babadzhanian, and Miloš Crnjanski. After him are Samael Aun Weor, Taqi al-Din al-Nabhani, Arsenio Erico, Alfred Lunt, Carl Gustaf von Rosen, and Alexander Rodimtsev.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Delmer Daves ranks 2,728 out of 18,182Before him are Maurice Sendak (1928), Bill Viola (1951), Archie Shepp (1937), Thomas F. Wilson (1959), Anne Schedeen (1949), and Wilma Rudolph (1940). After him are Damon Wayans (1960), Treat Williams (1951), John C. Bogle (1929), Jermaine Jackson (1954), Anna Moffo (1932), and Alexander Haig (1924).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Delmer Daves ranks 115Before him are Robert Benton (1932), John McTiernan (1951), Sam Wood (1883), Joe Dante (1946), Donald P. Bellisario (1935), and J. J. Abrams (1966). After him are Douglas Trumbull (1942), Richard Thorpe (1896), Curtis Hanson (1945), Robert Rossen (1908), Delbert Mann (1920), and Alfred Lunt (1892).