Gerard Damiano

1928 - 2008

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Gerardo Rocco "Gerard" Damiano (August 4, 1928 – October 25, 2008) was an American director of adult films. He wrote and directed the 1972 cult classic Deep Throat, which starred Linda Susan Boreman aka Linda Lovelace. He also directed the smash hit The Devil in Miss Jones, which ranked #7 in Variety's list of the top-grossing pictures of 1973. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerard Damiano has received more than 364,047 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Gerard Damiano is the 395th most popular film director (up from 412th in 2019), the 2,577th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,623rd in 2019) and the 111th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Gerard Damiano ranks 395 out of 1,580Before him are Walter Ruttmann, Robert Wiene, Ariane Mnouchkine, Louis Feuillade, Gustaf Gründgens, and Valerio Zurlini. After him are Jerzy Stuhr, Alberto Lattuada, Yuri Norstein, Aleksandar Petrović, Claire Denis, and Ladislas Starevich.

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Among people born in 1928, Gerard Damiano ranks 167Before him are Wolfhart Pannenberg, Juan María Bordaberry, Maurice Sendak, Henry Silva, Daisaku Ikeda, and Jean Kennedy Smith. After him are Alan Sillitoe, Nguyễn Văn Thuận, Eunice Gayson, Gustavo Gutiérrez, Enrique Bolaños, and Leyla Gencer. Among people deceased in 2008, Gerard Damiano ranks 89Before him are Suzanne Pleshette, Paul Frère, Andrew Bertie, Kiyosi Itô, Michael DeBakey, and Jean Delannoy. After him are Manuel Marulanda, Sufi Abu Taleb, Leyla Gencer, Estelle Getty, Don S. Davis, and Claude Piron.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gerard Damiano ranks 2,577 out of 15,968Before him are Jean Kennedy Smith (1928), Téa Leoni (1966), Taylor Swift (1989), William M. Branham (1909), Rensis Likert (1903), and Ignacio Zaragoza (1829). After him are Robert Monroe (1915), Jean Arthur (1900), Jon Brower Minnoch (1941), Alexander Haig (1924), Tony Robbins (1960), and Carla Bley (1936).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Gerard Damiano ranks 111Before him are Samuel Fuller (1912), Edward Zwick (1952), Donald P. Bellisario (1935), Richard Thorpe (1896), John McTiernan (1951), and Curtis Hanson (1945). After him are Garry Marshall (1934), Clarence Brown (1890), Sam Wood (1883), Paul Schrader (1946), Robert Rossen (1908), and Philip Kaufman (1936).