George Stevens

1904 - 1975

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George Cooper Stevens (December 18, 1904 – March 8, 1975) was an American film director, producer, screenwriter and cinematographer.Among his most notable films are Swing Time (1936), The More the Merrier (1943; Oscar nominated for Best Director), A Place in the Sun (1951; winner of six Academy Awards including Best Director), Shane (1953; Oscar nominated for Best Director), Giant (1956; Oscar for Best Director), and The Diary of Anne Frank (1959; nominated for Best Director). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Stevens has received more than 500,728 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). George Stevens is the 243rd most popular film director (down from 192nd in 2019), the 1,593rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,297th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, George Stevens ranks 243 out of 1,580Before him are Youssef Chahine, Robert J. Flaherty, Tex Avery, Frank Darabont, Mike Newell, and Bong Joon-ho. After him are Chris Marker, Otar Iosseliani, Theo van Gogh, Sam Mendes, Jean Epstein, and Saul Bass.

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Among people born in 1904, George Stevens ranks 66Before him are Leopold Trepper, Charles J. Pedersen, Minoru Genda, Luigi Dallapiccola, Josef Bühler, and Peter Lorre. After him are Rudolf Arnheim, Ernst-Günther Schenck, Ba Jin, Yevgenia Ginzburg, Isamu Noguchi, and Henri Cartan. Among people deceased in 1975, George Stevens ranks 52Before him are Leroy Anderson, Luigi Dallapiccola, Avery Brundage, Thornton Wilder, Rex Stout, and Gunnar Gunnarsson. After him are Ivan Maisky, Georg Ots, Fredric March, Walker Evans, William A. Wellman, and Carlo Levi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Stevens ranks 1,593 out of 15,968Before him are Julia Child (1912), Aaron Burr (1756), Gore Vidal (1925), Frank Drake (1930), Jeff Koons (1955), and Alfred Stieglitz (1864). After him are Lady Bird Johnson (1912), Art Tatum (1909), Alan Kay (1940), Harry Stack Sullivan (1892), Doc Holliday (1851), and Marvin Minsky (1927).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, George Stevens ranks 73Before him are Richard Fleischer (1916), Russ Meyer (1922), Cecil B. DeMille (1881), Joseph Losey (1909), Robert J. Flaherty (1884), and Tex Avery (1908). After him are Saul Bass (1920), Henry King (1886), George Roy Hill (1921), Jerome Robbins (1918), John Frankenheimer (1930), and Jim Henson (1936).