Gene Saks

1921 - 2015

Gene Saks

Gene Saks (born Jean Michael Saks; November 8, 1921 – March 28, 2015) was an American stage, film director, and actor. An inductee of the American Theater Hall of Fame, his acting career beginning with a debut on Broadway in 1949. As a director, he was nominated for seven Tony Awards, winning three for his direction of I Love My Wife, Brighton Beach Memoirs and Biloxi Blues. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gene Saks has received more than 490,960 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,120th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 490k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 37.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Gene Saks ranks 1,120 out of 1,305Before him are Gianfranco Rosi, Paolo Virzì, D. J. Caruso, James Gray, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, and McG. After him are Malik Bendjelloul, Peter Chelsom, Scott Cooper, Mark Romanek, Andy Tennant, and Brenda Chapman.

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Among people born in 1921, Gene Saks ranks 282Before him are Ann Savage, Henry Cockburn, Harold Camping, Peter Sallis, Richard Wilbur, and Marilyn Maxwell. After him are Vivian Blaine, Janet Blair, Alan Hale Jr., Ted Ditchburn, Gordon MacRae, and Jean Kent. Among people deceased in 2015, Gene Saks ranks 354Before him are Jurelang Zedkaia, Linda Haglund, Martin Milner, Howard Kendall, Raymond Gosling, and Don Howe. After him are Stanislav Gross, Alan Hodgkinson, Andy Fraser, Jayne Meadows, Leon Brittan, and Tahir Elçi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gene Saks ranks 8,392 out of 12,171Before him are Robin Lord Taylor (1978), Jack Lew (1955), Jodi Benson (1961), Leonard Frey (1938), Seamus Dever (1976), and McG (1968). After him are Janeane Garofalo (1964), Guy Gardner (1948), Harry Connick Jr. (1967), James van Hoften (1944), Taylor Dayne (1962), and Warren William (1894).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Gene Saks ranks 311Before him are Albert Pyun (1953), Len Wiseman (1973), Steve Kloves (1960), Brett Ratner (1969), D. J. Caruso (1965), and McG (1968). After him are Scott Cooper (1970), Mark Romanek (1959), Andy Tennant (1955), Tom McGrath (1964), Todd Solondz (1959), and Jay Roach (1957).

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