Delmer Daves

1904 - 1977

Delmer Daves

Delmer Lawrence Daves (July 24, 1904 – August 17, 1977) was an American screenwriter, director, producer, and actor.He was known for dramas and Western adventures, the two most acclaimed of these being Broken Arrow (1950) and 3:10 to Yuma (1957). In addition, Daves worked with some of the best known actors of the time; a few would make several movies with him, including Gary Cooper, Glenn Ford, Richard Egan, Alan Ladd, Troy Donahue, Ernest Borgnine, and Rossano Brazzi. He also launched soon-to-be-stars such as Anne Bancroft, Olivia Hussey, George C. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Delmer Daves has received more than 116,216 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 374th most popular film director.

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.98

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Among film directors, Delmer Daves ranks 376 out of 1,305Before him are Nanni Moretti, Mervyn LeRoy, Marc Allégret, Kinji Fukasaku, Ladislas Starevich, and Gustaf Gründgens. After him are Jerzy Hoffman, Ernst Marischka, Satoshi Kon, Walter Ruttmann, Robert Rossen, and Claude Zidi.

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Among people born in 1904, Delmer Daves ranks 96Before him are María Zambrano, Deng Yingchao, Seán MacBride, Tadao Takayama, Margaret Bourke-White, and Oskar R. Lange. After him are Kuvempu, Edmund Veesenmayer, Lyudmila Rudenko, Arkady Gaidar, Achille Varzi, and Ding Ling. Among people deceased in 1977, Delmer Daves ranks 77Before him are Pierre Clastres, Leopold Stokowski, Nathan Homer Knorr, Taqi al-Din al-Nabhani, Zózimo, and Jim Thompson. After him are Hamida Djandoubi, Edmund Veesenmayer, Arsenio Erico, Carl Zuckmayer, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, and Jacques Tourneur.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Delmer Daves ranks 2,476 out of 12,171Before him are John C. Reilly (1965), John Connally (1917), LeBron James (1984), Jerry Siegel (1914), Wesley Clark (1944), and Melissa McCarthy (1970). After him are George William Hill (1838), Woody Strode (1914), Jane Darwell (1879), Ricky Nelson (1940), Henry Murray (1893), and Ken Mattingly (1936).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Delmer Daves ranks 104Before him are Tobe Hooper (1943), Sofia Coppola (1971), Delbert Mann (1920), Merian C. Cooper (1893), Nick Castle (1947), and Mervyn LeRoy (1900). After him are Robert Rossen (1908), Richard Thorpe (1896), Paul Schrader (1946), John McTiernan (1951), Frederick Wiseman (1930), and Jerome Robbins (1918).

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