Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

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Count Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (German: [ˈfloː.ʁi.aːn ˈhɛŋ.kl̩ fɔn ˈdɔ.nɐsˌmaʁk] (listen); born 2 May 1973 as Florian Maria Georg Christian Graf Henckel von Donnersmarck) is a German film director, best known for writing and directing the 2006 Oscar-winning dramatic thriller Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives of Others), the 2010 three time Golden Globe nominated romantic thriller The Tourist starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp, and the two-time Oscar-nominated 2018 epic drama Never Look Away. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck has received more than 420,950 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck is the 824th most popular film director (up from 900th in 2019), the 3,488th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,929th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular German Film Director.

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Among film directors, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ranks 824 out of 1,580Before him are Antonio Pietrangeli, Todd Haynes, Eugeniusz Bodo, Larry Cohen, Julio Medem, and Abraham Polonsky. After him are Oldřich Lipský, Charles Crichton, András Kovács, Ralph Nelson, David Chase, and Zbigniew Rybczyński.

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Among people born in 1973, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ranks 114Before him are Oscar De La Hoya, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Paulo Fonseca, Semmy Schilt, Radha Mitchell, and Björn Kuipers. After him are Jorge Garcia, Yunjin Kim, Luis Lacalle Pou, T. R. Knight, Nas, and Sasha Alexander.

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Among people born in Germany, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ranks 3,488 out of 5,289Before him are Gustav Schuft (1878), Johann Georg Christian Lehmann (1792), Theo Lingen (1903), Vladimir Lossky (1903), Eberhard Weber (1940), and Hermann Harms (1870). After him are Bruno Labbadia (1966), Brigitte Hamann (1940), Halet Çambel (1916), Paul Verhoeven (1901), Margot Hielscher (1919), and Carl Chun (1852).


Among film directors born in Germany, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ranks 43Before him are Wolfgang Staudte (1906), Bernd Eichinger (1949), Michael Verhoeven (1938), Edgar Reitz (1932), Uwe Boll (1965), and Marc Forster (1969). After him are Helmut Käutner (1908), Konrad Wolf (1925), Ludwig Berger (1892), Kurt Maetzig (1911), Gerhard Lamprecht (1897), and Herbert Selpin (1904).