FILM DIRECTOR

George Abbott

1887 - 1995

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George Francis Abbott (June 25, 1887 – January 31, 1995) was an American theater producer and director, playwright, screenwriter, and film director and producer whose career spanned eight decades. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Abbott has received more than 286,165 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). George Abbott is the 1,153rd most popular film director (down from 919th in 2019), the 8,183rd most popular biography from United States and the 322nd most popular American Film Director.

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  • 290k

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  • 56.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, George Abbott ranks 1,153 out of 1,580Before him are Genndy Tartakovsky, Paul Bartel, Takashi Shimizu, Milcho Manchevski, Clive Donner, and Jaume Balagueró. After him are Cristina Comencini, Yılmaz Erdoğan, Roger Avary, Mary Harron, Stan Brakhage, and Scott Derrickson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1887, George Abbott ranks 205Before him are Juan Manuel Gálvez, Erich Hecke, Barnes Wallis, Robinson Jeffers, Charles Reisner, and Ralph Ince. After him are Karl Taylor Compton, Joseph Lamb, Sigmund Romberg, Emilio Lunghi, Joseph Plunkett, and Victor d'Arcy. Among people deceased in 1995, George Abbott ranks 230Before him are René Bader, Priscilla Lane, Carlo Pavesi, Johnny Moss, Warren E. Burger, and Joe Slovo. After him are Hansa Jivraj Mehta, Iqbal Masih, Red Amick, Patsy Ruth Miller, Sony Lab'ou Tansi, and Sergei Grinkov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Abbott ranks 8,183 out of 15,968Before him are Ryan Dunn (1977), Richard Shelby (1934), Maria Canals-Barrera (1966), Tovah Feldshuh (1952), Alice Neel (1900), and Priscilla Cooper Tyler (1816). After him are Ken Shamrock (1964), Richard Dysart (1929), Robert Beltran (1953), Seth Rollins (1986), Lisa Blount (1957), and Olivia Munn (1980).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, George Abbott ranks 322Before him are David Koepp (1963), Julie Taymor (1952), Lee Garmes (1898), Michael Ritchie (1938), Gregg Araki (1959), and Paul Bartel (1938). After him are Stan Brakhage (1933), Scott Derrickson (1966), Peter Segal (1962), Michael Hoffman (1956), Richard Rush (1929), and Kevin Williamson (1965).

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