Ivan Passer

1933 - 2020

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Ivan Passer (10 July 1933 – 9 January 2020) was a Czech film director and screenwriter, best known for his involvement in the Czechoslovak New Wave and for directing American films such as Born to Win (1971), Cutter's Way (1981) and Stalin (1992). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Passer has received more than 104,603 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Ivan Passer is the 649th most popular film director, the 375th most popular biography from Czechia and the 12th most popular Czech Film Director.

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Among film directors, Ivan Passer ranks 649 out of 1,580Before him are Kevin Reynolds, Andrzej Munk, Erik Balling, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Bruno Mattei, and Walter Salles. After him are Paul Thomas Anderson, Luis Puenzo, Hasse Ekman, Sean S. Cunningham, Stanislav Govorukhin, and John Farrow.

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Among people born in 1933, Ivan Passer ranks 210Before him are Michel Camdessus, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Chuck Grassley, Kelvin Felix, Dom DeLuise, and Kamal Ganzouri. After him are Josef Kadraba, Laura Mancinelli, Madhubala, Abel Pacheco, Dennis Viollet, and Zelda Rubinstein. Among people deceased in 2020, Ivan Passer ranks 327Before him are Duje Bonačić, Toke Talagi, Ben Jipcho, Hans Cieslarczyk, Regis Philbin, and Willi Holdorf. After him are Detto Mariano, Hossein Sheikholeslam, Richard K. Guy, Sadiq al-Mahdi, Justus Dahinden, and Ashley Cooper.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Ivan Passer ranks 375 out of 839Before him are Ralph Benatzky (1884), Karl Freund (1890), Marta Kubišová (1942), Tomáš Skuhravý (1965), Ivan Hašek (1963), and Kaspar Maria von Sternberg (1761). After him are Josef Kadraba (1933), Vladislav Vančura (1891), Soběslav II, Duke of Bohemia (1128), Anton Stamitz (1750), Emmy Destinn (1878), and Charlotte of Schaumburg-Lippe (1864).


Among film directors born in Czechia, Ivan Passer ranks 12Before him are Karel Zeman (1910), Jiří Trnka (1912), Karel Reisz (1926), Václav Vorlíček (1930), Otakar Vávra (1911), and Karl Freund (1890). After him are Karel Lamač (1897), Elmar Klos (1910), Jan Němec (1936), Vojtěch Jasný (1925), Edgar G. Ulmer (1904), and František Čáp (1913).