Fred Zinnemann

1907 - 1997

Fred Zinnemann

Alfred Zinnemann (April 29, 1907 – March 14, 1997) was an Austrian-born American film director. He won four Academy Awards for directing films in various genres, including thrillers, westerns, film noir and play adaptations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fred Zinnemann has received more than 405,892 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 93rd most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 410k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Fred Zinnemann ranks 94 out of 1,305Before him are Jerzy Grotowski, Ed Wood, Satyajit Ray, Robert Altman, David Lean, and Jim Jarmusch. After him are Alan Parker, Victor Fleming, Terrence Malick, Jules Dassin, John Carpenter, and René Clair.

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Among people born in 1907, Fred Zinnemann ranks 30Before him are Horst Wessel, Sister Lúcia, Rachel Carson, Yang Shangkun, Frank Whittle, and Hans Selye. After him are Compay Segundo, Maurice Blanchot, Dora Maar, Konstantinos Karamanlis, Otto Ohlendorf, and Daniel Bovet. Among people deceased in 1997, Fred Zinnemann ranks 27Before him are Isaiah Berlin, Bảo Đại, Bohumil Hrabal, Robert Mitchum, Willem de Kooning, and Aldo Rossi. After him are Helenio Herrera, Edward Mills Purcell, Dora Maar, Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, John Eccles, and Burgess Meredith.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Fred Zinnemann ranks 131 out of 930Before him are Witold Gombrowicz (1904), Jan Matejko (1838), Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860), Helena Rubinstein (1872), Władysław Reymont (1867), and Géza I of Hungary (1040). After him are Angelus Silesius (1624), Kurt Knispel (1921), Paul Gottlieb Nipkow (1860), Isabella Jagiellon (1519), Adolph Menzel (1815), and Władysław Sikorski (1881).


Among film directors born in Poland, Fred Zinnemann ranks 5Before him are Andrzej Wajda (1926), Krzysztof Kieślowski (1941), Dziga Vertov (1896), and Jerzy Grotowski (1933). After him are Jerzy Skolimowski (1938), Robert Wiene (1873), Krzysztof Zanussi (1939), Jean Epstein (1897), Agnieszka Holland (1948), Paweł Pawlikowski (null), and Jerzy Hoffman (1932).

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