FILM DIRECTOR

Hal Roach

1892 - 1992

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hal Roach has received more than 916,185 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Hal Roach is the 640th most popular film director (down from 497th in 2019), the 4,126th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,162nd in 2019) and the 165th most popular American Film Director.

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  • 920k

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  • 62.10

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Hal Roach ranks 640 out of 1,580Before him are Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Juraj Herz, Karl Freund, Vilgot Sjöman, Richard Marquand, and Paul Haggis. After him are Mario Camerini, Bryan Singer, Kevin Reynolds, Andrzej Munk, Erik Balling, and Yoshiaki Kawajiri.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1892, Hal Roach ranks 149Before him are Gustav-Adolf von Zangen, Robert Watson-Watt, Pierre Blanchar, Lola Anglada, Peter Doi, and Trafford Leigh-Mallory. After him are Juana de Ibarbourou, Augusto Genina, Mississippi John Hurt, Mercedes de Acosta, Moisei Ginzburg, and Ivan Tyulenev. Among people deceased in 1992, Hal Roach ranks 127Before him are Dana Andrews, Jack Arnold, Nie Rongzhen, Michel Berger, Walter Andreas Schwarz, and Machiko Hasegawa. After him are Rosemary Sutcliff, Sándor Veress, Jean Aerts, Hammer DeRoburt, Mary Norton, and Harald Sæverud.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hal Roach ranks 4,126 out of 15,968Before him are Charles T. Kowal (1940), Mary Blair (1911), Joe Dallesandro (1948), Regis Philbin (1931), Jonathan Franzen (1959), and Robert Crumb (1943). After him are Charles Starkweather (1938), Edwin Austin Abbey (1852), Herbert Ross (1927), Ty Burrell (1967), James R. Schlesinger (1929), and Tony Hawk (1968).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Hal Roach ranks 165Before him are Jerry Schatzberg (1927), Robert Rodriguez (1968), Richard Linklater (1960), Peter Hyams (1943), Stan Winston (1946), and Burt Kennedy (1922). After him are Bryan Singer (1965), Kevin Reynolds (1952), Paul Thomas Anderson (1970), Sean S. Cunningham (1941), Ted Post (1918), and Tom Holland (1943).

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