Frederick Wiseman

1930 - Today

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Frederick Wiseman (born January 1, 1930) is an American filmmaker, documentarian, and theater director. His work is "devoted primarily to exploring American institutions". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederick Wiseman has received more than 436,605 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Frederick Wiseman is the 591st most popular film director (down from 406th in 2019), the 3,820th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,595th in 2019) and the 157th most popular American Film Director.

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  • 18

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  • 4.14

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  • 2.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among film directors, Frederick Wiseman ranks 591 out of 1,580Before him are Fatih Akin, Ryan Murphy, Otakar Vávra, Boris Barnet, Charles Vidor, and David O. Russell. After him are Paul Grimault, Georges Lautner, Aleksei Yuryevich German, James Whale, Uli Edel, and Friz Freleng.

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Among people born in 1930, Frederick Wiseman ranks 233Before him are Josef Hügi, Yuri Artyukhin, José María Zárraga, Lothar Wolleh, Pyotr Bolotnikov, and Roy E. Disney. After him are Sa'dun Hammadi, Adile Naşit, Lawrence Eagleburger, Ryszard Kukliński, Ken Naganuma, and Bora Kostić.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frederick Wiseman ranks 3,820 out of 15,968Before him are Larry Wall (1954), Herb Ritts (1952), David Boreanaz (1969), Garret Hobart (1844), Don Nelson (1940), and Tuesday Weld (1943). After him are Frank James (1843), Rick Hoffman (1970), Peter Cetera (1944), Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898), Sarah Michelle Gellar (1977), and Corey Taylor (1973).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Frederick Wiseman ranks 157Before him are Jack Conway (1887), Robert Z. Leonard (1889), Martin Brest (1951), Joe Johnston (1950), Ryan Murphy (1965), and David O. Russell (1958). After him are Friz Freleng (1906), Jerry Schatzberg (1927), Robert Rodriguez (1968), Richard Linklater (1960), Peter Hyams (1943), and Stan Winston (1946).