Edwin Catmull

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Edwin Earl "Ed" Catmull (born March 31, 1945) is an American computer scientist who is the co-founder of Pixar and was the President of Walt Disney Animation Studios. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edwin Catmull has received more than 779,195 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Edwin Catmull is the 53rd most popular computer scientist (up from 67th in 2019), the 3,384th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,915th in 2019) and the 34th most popular American Computer Scientist.

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Among computer scientists, Edwin Catmull ranks 53 out of 205Before him are Warren Weaver, Joseph Weizenbaum, Kevin Mitnick, Alan Perlis, Fred Brooks, and Nolan Bushnell. After him are Jacques Vallée, Vernor Vinge, Larry Wall, Juris Hartmanis, Ron Rivest, and James H. Wilkinson.

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Among people born in 1945, Edwin Catmull ranks 188Before him are David D. Friedman, John Banville, Nikolai Tanayev, Joseph Delaney, Vinko Puljić, and Pablo Forlán. After him are Roger Chartier, Eric Woolfson, José Manuel Fuente, Anselm Grün, John Carlos, and Brenda Fricker.

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Among people born in United States, Edwin Catmull ranks 3,384 out of 15,968Before him are Jon Bernthal (1976), Theodore Gill (1837), Lois Lowry (1937), Eve Arnold (1912), Gore Verbinski (1964), and Darren Young (11). After him are Jennifer Morrison (1979), Gutzon Borglum (1867), Maila Nurmi (1922), George David Birkhoff (1884), Charles Fox Parham (1873), and Kristin Davis (1965).


Among computer scientists born in United States, Edwin Catmull ranks 34Before him are Barbara Liskov (1939), Warren Weaver (1894), Kevin Mitnick (1963), Alan Perlis (1922), Fred Brooks (1931), and Nolan Bushnell (1943). After him are Vernor Vinge (1944), Larry Wall (1954), Ron Rivest (1947), Dana Scott (1932), Robert W. Floyd (1936), and Martin Hellman (1945).