Gene Deitch

1924 - 2020

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Eugene Merril Deitch (August 8, 1924 – April 16, 2020) was an American illustrator, animator, comics artist, and film director who was based in Prague from the 1960s until his death in 2020. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gene Deitch has received more than 1,008,086 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Gene Deitch is the 145th most popular film director, the 983rd most popular biography from United States and the 44th most popular American Film Director.

Gene Deitch is most famous for his work on the animated series The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, which he created with Jay Ward.

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Among film directors, Gene Deitch ranks 145 out of 1,580Before him are Jacques Rivette, Jean Vigo, Jan Švankmajer, Max Reinhardt, James Ivory, and Henri-Georges Clouzot. After him are Lasse Hallström, Marcel Carné, Andrei Konchalovsky, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Don Siegel, and Jonathan Demme.

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Among people born in 1924, Gene Deitch ranks 42Before him are Lee Marvin, Francisco Macías Nguema, Karmapa, Guy Williams, Antony Hewish, and Robert Solow. After him are Eduardo Chillida, Amílcar Cabral, Rauf Denktaş, Vladimir Kryuchkov, Hermann Buhl, and Rosamunde Pilcher. Among people deceased in 2020, Gene Deitch ranks 63Before him are Florian Schneider, Manolis Glezos, Maj Sjöwall, Philip Warren Anderson, Kobe Bryant, and Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz. After him are Arthur Ashkin, Ulay, Jiří Menzel, Buck Henry, Lee Kun-hee, and Ida Haendel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gene Deitch ranks 983 out of 15,968Before him are Henry Lee Lucas (1936), Linda McCartney (1941), Brandon Lee (1965), Lisa Kudrow (1963), Frank Sheeran (1920), and Anna Politkovskaya (1958). After him are Arthur Ashkin (1922), Sydney Chaplin (1926), Frances McDormand (1957), Dred Scott (1795), Arthur Leonard Schawlow (1921), and Christian B. Anfinsen (1916).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Gene Deitch ranks 44Before him are Walter Hill (1942), David Fincher (1962), Michael Mann (1943), D. W. Griffith (1875), Michael Moore (1954), and James Ivory (1928). After him are Don Siegel (1912), Jonathan Demme (1944), Kathryn Bigelow (1951), Robert Wise (1914), Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909), and Robert Aldrich (1918).