Henry Selick

1952 - Today

Henry Selick

Charles Henry Selick (; born November 30, 1952) is an American stop motion director, producer, and writer who is best known for directing the stop-motion animation films The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), James and the Giant Peach (1996), Coraline (2009), and his upcoming stop-motion film Wendell and Wild (2021) with Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Selick has received more than 718,929 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 737th most popular film director.

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  • 720k

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  • 46.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Henry Selick ranks 739 out of 1,305Before him are Matthew Vaughn, Russell Mulcahy, Dariush Mehrjui, George Pal, Paul Morrissey, and Julio Medem. After him are Christopher Doyle, Michael Apted, Eduardo Serra, John Seale, Antonio Pietrangeli, and Aleksandr Khanzhonkov.

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Among people born in 1952, Henry Selick ranks 238Before him are Reginald VelJohnson, Simon MacCorkindale, Bernard Lacombe, Essam Sharaf, Diane Venora, and Dominique Mamberti. After him are Christopher Doyle, Alexis Argüello, Quim Monzó, Javier Urruticoechea, Norbert Haug, and Neil Peart.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Selick ranks 4,860 out of 12,171Before him are Charlie Kaufman (1958), Edna Parker (1893), Eric Betzig (1960), Moe Tucker (1944), Kenneth Noland (1924), and Shirley Horn (1934). After him are Charles F. Hockett (1916), Judith Light (1949), Jim Varney (1949), Harriet Lane (1830), Gordon Gould (1920), and Helen Herron Taft (1861).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Henry Selick ranks 183Before him are Dennis Dugan (1946), Dan O'Bannon (1946), Shane Black (1961), Bill Condon (1955), Andrew Davis (1946), and Paul Morrissey (1938). After him are Gary Ross (1956), Eli Roth (1972), Budd Boetticher (1916), James Gunn (1966), Gordon Parks (1912), and Preston Sturges (1898).

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