Henri-Georges Clouzot

1907 - 1977

Henri-Georges Clouzot

Henri-Georges Clouzot (French: [ɑ̃ʁi ʒɔʁʒ kluzo]; (1907-11-20)20 November 1907 – (1977-01-12)12 January 1977) was a French film director, screenwriter and producer. He is best remembered for his work in the thriller film genre, having directed The Wages of Fear and Les Diaboliques, which are critically recognized as among the greatest films from the 1950s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri-Georges Clouzot has received more than 209,609 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 137th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Henri-Georges Clouzot ranks 138 out of 1,305Before him are Volker Schlöndorff, John Woo, Claude Lelouch, Christopher Nolan, Ettore Scola, and Jean Vigo. After him are Jesús Franco, D. W. Griffith, Alfonso Cuarón, Jacques Demy, Giuseppe Tornatore, and Alejandro González Iñárritu.

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Among people born in 1907, Henri-Georges Clouzot ranks 42Before him are Daniel Bovet, Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, Burgess Meredith, Lucien Laurent, Erich Mielke, and Solomon Asch. After him are Lê Duẩn, Giovanna of Italy, H. L. A. Hart, Barbara Stanwyck, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, and Zarah Leander. Among people deceased in 1977, Henri-Georges Clouzot ranks 30Before him are Clarice Lispector, Groucho Marx, Peter Finch, Edgar Adrian, James Jones, and Gudrun Ensslin. After him are Archibald Hill, Sergey Ilyushin, Ali Shariati, Olave Baden-Powell, A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, and Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois.

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Among people born in France, Henri-Georges Clouzot ranks 963 out of 4,109Before him are Robert Hossein (1927), Jean Vigo (1905), Isabella of Hainault (1170), Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry (1778), Ambroise Thomas (1811), and Sidonius Apollinaris (430). After him are Marie of France, Countess of Champagne (1145), Henri, Prince of Condé (1588), Jean-Andoche Junot (1771), Charles Maurras (1868), Stéphane Audran (1932), and Anne Marie d'Orléans (1669).


Among film directors born in France, Henri-Georges Clouzot ranks 21Before him are Louis Malle (1932), Jean-Pierre Melville (1917), Jacques Rivette (1928), René Clément (1913), Claude Lelouch (1937), and Jean Vigo (1905). After him are Jacques Demy (1931), Marcel Carné (1906), Abel Gance (1889), Claude Lanzmann (1925), Jean-Pierre Jeunet (1953), and Chris Marker (1921).

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