Gregory La Cava

1892 - 1952

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Gregory La Cava (March 10, 1892 – March 1, 1952) was an American film director of Italian descent best known for his films of the 1930s, including My Man Godfrey and Stage Door, which earned him nominations for Academy Award for Best Director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregory La Cava has received more than 110,639 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Gregory La Cava is the 951st most popular film director (up from 1,009th in 2019), the 6,358th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,911th in 2019) and the 240th most popular Film Director.

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Among film directors, Gregory La Cava ranks 951 out of 1,581Before him are Aaron Norris, Curtis Bernhardt, Michel Boisrond, Med Hondo, Mike Figgis, and Robert Kramer. After him are Jacques Rozier, Revaz Chkheidze, Roy Ward Baker, Ritwik Ghatak, Shinichirō Watanabe, and Alexander Payne.

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Among people born in 1892, Gregory La Cava ranks 204Before him are Ferde Grofé, Tsuru Aoki, Pierre Frieden, Antonio María Barbieri, Lauge Koch, and Eddie Cantor. After him are Fedir Bohatyrchuk, Al St. John, Hilding Rosenberg, Gerhard Rohlfs, Emma Tillman, and Erik Adlerz. Among people deceased in 1952, Gregory La Cava ranks 128Before him are Roger Vitrac, Italo Montemezzi, Ludwig Kaas, Ivan Olbracht, Ernst Streeruwitz, and Jack Parsons. After him are Manuel Portela Valladares, Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow, Filippos Karvelas, Richard Johansson, Hans von Rosen, and Antti Tulenheimo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gregory La Cava ranks 6,358 out of 18,182Before him are Erik Olin Wright (1947), Greg Germann (1958), Jimmy Ellis (1940), Robert Kramer (1939), Eddie Cantor (1892), and Charles Bassett (1931). After him are Chris Mulkey (1948), Dina Merrill (1923), Kevin Conway (1942), Stephen Root (1951), Michael Imperioli (1966), and Andy Roddick (1982).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Gregory La Cava ranks 240Before him are Stephen Gyllenhaal (1949), Monte Hellman (1932), Chris Wedge (1957), William Castle (1914), Aaron Norris (1951), and Robert Kramer (1939). After him are Alexander Payne (1961), Archie Mayo (1891), Steve Kloves (1960), Joe Ranft (1960), Daniel Mann (1912), and Todd Haynes (1961).