Helmut Dietl

1944 - 2015

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Helmut Dietl (German: [ˈhɛl.muːt ˈdiːtl̩] (listen); 22 June 1944 – 30 March 2015) was a German film director and author from Bad Wiessee. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helmut Dietl has received more than 44,105 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Helmut Dietl is the 1,002nd most popular film director (down from 888th in 2019), the 3,845th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,917th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular German Film Director.

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Among film directors, Helmut Dietl ranks 1,002 out of 1,580Before him are Lewis Teague, Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Gabriele Salvatores, Douglas Trumbull, Chris Menges, and Dominic Sena. After him are Ferenc Kósa, Pilar Miró, Gregory Ratoff, Walter Lassally, Juan José Campanella, and Damien Chazelle.

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Among people born in 1944, Helmut Dietl ranks 404Before him are Bev Bevan, František Pospíšil, Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, Earl Monroe, Leonard Slatkin, and Hui Liangyu. After him are James H. Clark, Carl I. Hagen, Roger Lloyd-Pack, Sergio Markarián, Geoffrey Hughes, and Seán Patrick O'Malley. Among people deceased in 2015, Helmut Dietl ranks 300Before him are Oleg Bryjak, Jacques Parizeau, Jim Loscutoff, Herberto Hélder, Allen Toussaint, and Colette Marchand. After him are Scott Weiland, Martin Gilbert, Nina Companeez, Ron Moody, Cilla Black, and Rico Rodriguez.

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Among people born in Germany, Helmut Dietl ranks 3,845 out of 5,289Before him are Kerstin Gier (1966), Adolf Bartels (1862), Rudolf Scharping (1947), Dana Wynter (1931), Josef Ludwig von Armansperg (1787), and Hans Schwartz (1913). After him are Peter Brötzmann (1941), Timo Boll (1981), Friedel Lutz (1939), Karl-Heinz Körbel (1954), Sebastian Deisler (1980), and Bill Kaulitz (1989).


Among film directors born in Germany, Helmut Dietl ranks 53Before him are Kurt Maetzig (1911), Gerhard Lamprecht (1897), Herbert Selpin (1904), E. A. Dupont (1891), Frank Beyer (1932), and Christian Petzold (1960). After him are Walter Lassally (1926), Dennis Gansel (1973), Egon Günther (1927), Christoph Schlingensief (1960), Doris Dörrie (1955), and Marcus Nispel (1963).