Ingmar Bergman

1918 - 2007

Ingmar Bergman

Ernst Ingmar Bergman (14 July 1918 – 30 July 2007) was a Swedish director, writer, and producer who worked in film, television, theatre, and radio. Considered to be among the most accomplished and influential filmmakers of all time, Bergman's films include Smiles of a Summer Night (1955), The Seventh Seal (1957), The Silence (1963), Wild Strawberries (1957), Persona (1966), Cries and Whispers (1972), Scenes from a Marriage (1973), and Fanny and Alexander (1982); the last two exist in extended television versions. Bergman directed over sixty films and documentaries for cinematic release and for television screenings, most of which he also wrote. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ingmar Bergman has received more than 3,327,693 page views. His biography is available in 122 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Ingmar Bergman ranks 4 out of 1,305Before him are Steven Spielberg, Alfred Hitchcock, and Stanley Kubrick. After him are Federico Fellini, Akira Kurosawa, Hayao Miyazaki, Woody Allen, Sergei Eisenstein, Roman Polanski, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and Sergio Leone.

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Among people born in 1918, Ingmar Bergman ranks 3Before him are Nelson Mandela and Nicolae Ceaușescu. After him are Gamal Abdel Nasser, Anwar Sadat, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Richard Feynman, Rita Hayworth, Kurt Waldheim, Louis Althusser, Leonard Bernstein, and Robert Wadlow. Among people deceased in 2007, Ingmar Bergman ranks 2Before him is Boris Yeltsin. After him are Luciano Pavarotti, Michelangelo Antonioni, Kurt Waldheim, Jean Baudrillard, Mstislav Rostropovich, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Carlo Ponti, Kurt Vonnegut, Marcel Marceau, and Sidney Sheldon.

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Among people born in Sweden, Ingmar Bergman ranks 4 out of 935Before him are Carl Linnaeus (1707), Alfred Nobel (1833), and Astrid Lindgren (1907). After him are Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (1594), Tycho Brahe (1546), Anders Celsius (1701), Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626), Selma Lagerlöf (1858), Ingvar Kamprad (1926), Charles XII of Sweden (1682), and August Strindberg (1849).


Among film directors born in Sweden, Ingmar Bergman ranks 1After him are Victor Sjöström (1879), Lasse Hallström (1946), Sven Nykvist (1922), Roy Andersson (1943), Alf Sjöberg (1903), Bo Widerberg (1930), Jan Troell (1931), Hasse Ekman (1915), Vilgot Sjöman (1924), Jonas Åkerlund (1965), and Mikael Håfström (1960).

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