Howard Zieff

1927 - 2009

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Howard Burton Zieff (October 21, 1927 – February 22, 2009) (pronounced Zeef) was an American director, television commercial director, and advertising photographer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Howard Zieff has received more than 126,250 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Howard Zieff is the 1,438th most popular film director (down from 1,317th in 2019), the 10,043rd most popular biography from United States (down from 9,309th in 2019) and the 384th most popular American Film Director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 130k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Howard Zieffs by language

Over the past year Howard Zieff has had the most page views in the with 19,124 views, followed by Italian (2,224), and French (1,967). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (96.69%), Serbo-Croatian (86.78%), and Malagasy (84.71%)


Among film directors, Howard Zieff ranks 1,438 out of 2,041Before him are Zhang Shichuan, Robert Schwentke, René Vautier, Zoltán Huszárik, Vincenzo Natali, and Ismail Merchant. After him are Pablo Berger, Alfred Braun, Dan Gilroy, Egon Günther, Lisa Cholodenko, and Boris Sagal.

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Among people born in 1927, Howard Zieff ranks 424Before him are Michael Constantine, Walter Bahr, Gábor Benedek, John Rhodes, Elio Morille, and Anjali Devi. After him are Peter Matthiessen, Egon Günther, Jiří Pešek, Ernesto Formenti, George Hunter, and Mose Allison. Among people deceased in 2009, Howard Zieff ranks 340Before him are Mildred Cohn, Chris Connor, Lou Albano, Stephen Gately, Nikolay Anikin, and Shyamala Gopalan. After him are Rolf Rüssmann, Zygmunt Chychła, Jackie Pretorius, Kálmán Markovits, Takashi Ishimoto, and Kristina Brenk.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Howard Zieff ranks 10,043 out of 20,380Before him are Anthony Rapp (1971), Richard A. Falk (1930), Kirk Acevedo (1971), Clifford Truesdell (1919), Carlos Alazraqui (1962), and Mike Vogel (1979). After him are George Maharis (1928), Jay Hernandez (1978), Mike Campbell (1950), Carl Yastrzemski (1939), Gloria Hendry (1949), and David Simon (1960).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Howard Zieff ranks 384Before him are Michael Ritchie (1938), Victor Schertzinger (1888), Melvin Frank (1913), Patty Jenkins (1971), Jay Roach (1957), and Vincenzo Natali (1969). After him are Dan Gilroy (1959), Lisa Cholodenko (1964), Raja Gosnell (1958), Vincent Sherman (1906), Rowland V. Lee (1891), and Joseph Pevney (1911).