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Henry Selick

1952 - Today

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Charles Henry Selick Jr. (; born November 30, 1952) is an American filmmaker and animator. He is best known for directing the stop-motion animated films The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), James and the Giant Peach (1996), Monkeybone (2001), Coraline (2009), and Wendell & Wild (2022). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Selick has received more than 1,785,713 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Henry Selick is the 678th most popular film director (up from 791st in 2019), the 4,447th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,084th in 2019) and the 171st most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Henry Selick ranks 678 out of 1,581Before him are W. S. Van Dyke, David Zucker, Olle Hellbom, Richard Oswald, Michel Hazanavicius, and Edgar G. Ulmer. After him are Boris Barnet, Wolfgang Becker, Aleksandr Ptushko, Sergio Sollima, Isabel Coixet, and Chang Cheh.

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Among people born in 1952, Henry Selick ranks 202Before him are Rishi Kapoor, Tony Brise, Norbert Walter-Borjans, Per Petterson, Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, and Neil Peart. After him are Zdeněk Nehoda, Mehmet Ali Talat, Didier Raoult, Herb Ritts, Julio Velasco, and Marinho Chagas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Selick ranks 4,447 out of 18,182Before him are Jack DeJohnette (1942), Suzanne Somers (1946), Preston Tucker (1903), Lillian Hellman (1905), Lou Thesz (1916), and Justin Theroux (1971). After him are Zachary Quinto (1977), Ezzard Charles (1921), Sasha Alexander (1973), Gary Coleman (1968), Stanley Clarke (1951), and Marla Maples (1963).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Henry Selick ranks 171Before him are Bryan Singer (1965), Dan O'Bannon (1946), Ryan Murphy (1965), Burt Kennedy (1922), W. S. Van Dyke (1889), and David Zucker (1947). After him are James Mangold (1963), David O. Russell (1958), Richard Linklater (1960), William Cameron Menzies (1896), Matt Reeves (1966), and Robert Z. Leonard (1889).