Don Bluth

1937 - Today

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Donald Virgil Bluth ( BLOOTH; born September 13, 1937) is an American filmmaker, animator, and author. He is best known for directing the animated films The Secret of NIMH (1982), An American Tail (1986), The Land Before Time (1988), All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989), Anastasia (1997), and Titan A.E. (2000), for his involvement in the LaserDisc game Dragon's Lair (1983), and for competing with former employer Walt Disney Productions during the years leading up to the films that became the Disney Renaissance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Don Bluth has received more than 3,620,544 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Don Bluth is the 444th most popular film director (up from 518th in 2019), the 2,817th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,358th in 2019) and the 115th most popular American Film Director.

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  • 3.6M

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  • 55.34

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Don Bluths by language

Over the past year Don Bluth has had the most page views in the with 487,588 views, followed by Italian (38,913), and Russian (26,582). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malagasy (125.66%), Belarusian (91.85%), and Indonesian (87.50%)


Among film directors, Don Bluth ranks 444 out of 2,041Before him are Arthur Hiller, Thomas Vinterberg, Jacques Tourneur, Louis Feuillade, Bertrand Blier, and René Laloux. After him are William A. Wellman, Václav Vorlíček, Paweł Pawlikowski, Anton Corbijn, Ken Russell, and Nick Castle.

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Among people born in 1937, Don Bluth ranks 157Before him are Emerich Jenei, Edward Fox, Erich Segal, Gundula Janowitz, Otto Pfister, and Sofiko Chiaureli. After him are Armin Hary, Paolo Bonacelli, Robert Ressler, Viktor Ponedelnik, Lajos Portisch, and Robert B. Wilson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Don Bluth ranks 2,817 out of 20,380Before him are Michael J. Sandel (1953), Ralph Nader (1934), Eddie Eagan (1897), Lea Thompson (1961), Tate Donovan (1963), and Ralph Macchio (1961). After him are Laurie Anderson (1947), Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860), William A. Wellman (1896), Leonard Susskind (1940), Jason Miller (1939), and Vic Morrow (1929).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Don Bluth ranks 115Before him are Merian C. Cooper (1893), Richard Brooks (1912), Taylor Hackford (1944), Chuck Lorre (1952), Walter Lantz (1899), and Delmer Daves (1904). After him are William A. Wellman (1896), Nick Castle (1947), Delbert Mann (1920), John Lasseter (1957), Tom Holland (1943), and John Hughes (1950).