George Cukor

1899 - 1983

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George Dewey Cukor (; July 7, 1899 – January 24, 1983) was an American film director and film producer. He mainly concentrated on comedies and literary adaptations. His career flourished at RKO when David O. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Cukor has received more than 1,288,301 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). George Cukor is the 111th most popular film director (up from 120th in 2019), the 737th most popular biography from United States (up from 796th in 2019) and the 30th most popular Film Director.

George Cukor is most famous for his work as a director. He directed The Women, A Star is Born, and Gaslight.

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Among film directors, George Cukor ranks 111 out of 1,581Before him are Robert Altman, Manoel de Oliveira, Victor Fleming, Jules Dassin, Wes Craven, and Louis Malle. After him are David Fincher, Elia Kazan, Peter Jackson, Erich von Stroheim, Jerzy Grotowski, and Sam Peckinpah.

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Among people born in 1899, George Cukor ranks 26Before him are Miguel Ángel Asturias, Béla Guttmann, Fritz Albert Lipmann, Albert Claude, Paul Hermann Müller, and Gloria Swanson. After him are Cevdet Sunay, Jean Moulin, Paul-Henri Spaak, Bertil Ohlin, Gustav Heinemann, and Max Theiler. Among people deceased in 1983, George Cukor ranks 19Before him are Nikolai Podgorny, Felix Bloch, Arthur Koestler, Raymond Aron, Albert Claude, and Gloria Swanson. After him are Gerhard Barkhorn, Buckminster Fuller, Alfred Tarski, John Fante, Anna Seghers, and George Balanchine.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Cukor ranks 737 out of 18,182Before him are Patricia Highsmith (1921), Kamehameha I (1758), Vivian Maier (1926), Gloria Swanson (1899), George Eastman (1854), and Nellie Bly (1864). After him are Keith Haring (1958), David Fincher (1962), W. Edwards Deming (1900), Eliot Ness (1903), Gene Wilder (1933), and Irving Fisher (1867).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, George Cukor ranks 30Before him are Jim Jarmusch (1953), Sidney Lumet (1924), Robert Altman (1925), Victor Fleming (1889), Jules Dassin (1911), and Wes Craven (1939). After him are David Fincher (1962), Sam Peckinpah (1925), John Carpenter (1948), Peter Bogdanovich (1939), Michael Mann (1943), and Michael Cimino (1939).