New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Gerard Damiano

1928 - 2008

Photo of Gerard Damiano

Icon of person Gerard Damiano

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 418,759 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Gerard Damiano is the 349th most popular film director (up from 395th in 2019), the 2,288th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,576th in 2019) and the 101st most popular American Film Director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 420k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.25

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.04

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.30

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Gerard Damianos by language


Among film directors, Gerard Damiano ranks 349 out of 1,581Before him are Mamoru Oshii, Bong Joon-ho, Russ Meyer, William A. Wellman, Nick Castle, and Yann Arthus-Bertrand. After him are George Miller, Juan Antonio Bardem, Ken Russell, James L. Brooks, John Guillermin, and Louis Delluc.

Most Popular Film Directors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1928, Gerard Damiano ranks 135Before him are Walter Tevis, Fumihiko Maki, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Hans Blix, Nicolas Hayek, and Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy. After him are Mihály Lantos, Seki Matsunaga, Donald Judd, Enrique Bolaños, Yaacov Agam, and Jean Kennedy Smith. Among people deceased in 2008, Gerard Damiano ranks 76Before him are Jerry Reed, Joseph M. Juran, Cyd Charisse, Rajko Mitić, Estelle Getty, and Khertek Anchimaa-Toka. After him are Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Donald E. Westlake, Don S. Davis, Henri Salvador, Stanley Kamel, and Anthony Minghella.

Others Born in 1928

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2008

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Gerard Damiano ranks 2,288 out of 18,182Before him are Jelly Roll Morton (1890), Patricia Cornwell (1956), Raymond E. Feist (1945), Edmond Hamilton (1904), Marvin Harris (1927), and Andrew Wyeth (1917). After him are Michael Rosbash (1944), Peggy Lee (1920), Fredric Jameson (1934), Joseph D. Pistone (1939), Jason Bateman (1969), and James Levine (1943).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Gerard Damiano ranks 101Before him are Ub Iwerks (1901), Edward Zwick (1952), Samuel Fuller (1912), Russ Meyer (1922), William A. Wellman (1896), and Nick Castle (1947). After him are James L. Brooks (1940), Mervyn LeRoy (1900), Ray Harryhausen (1920), Merian C. Cooper (1893), Irvin Kershner (1923), and Gene Deitch (1924).