Iwao Takamoto

1925 - 2007

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Iwao Takamoto (April 29, 1925 – January 8, 2007) was an American animator, television producer, and film director. He began his career as a production and character designer for Walt Disney Animation Studios films such as Cinderella (1950), Lady and the Tramp (1955), and Sleeping Beauty (1959). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Iwao Takamoto has received more than 274,856 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Iwao Takamoto is the 875th most popular film director (down from 785th in 2019), the 5,776th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,271st in 2019) and the 229th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Iwao Takamoto ranks 875 out of 1,580Before him are Jonathan Nolan, Roy Ward Baker, Gulzar, Gérard Krawczyk, Štefan Uher, and Leopold Lindtberg. After him are Preston Sturges, James Foley, Walter Lang, Pasquale Festa Campanile, Serge Bourguignon, and Yves Boisset.

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Among people born in 1925, Iwao Takamoto ranks 285Before him are David A. Huffman, Elisabeth Domitien, Yury Trifonov, Gwen Verdon, Charles Mackerras, and Amparo Rivelles. After him are Charlie Byrd, Ofelya Hambardzumyan, Antonio Puchades, Art Buchwald, Eugene Garfield, and Arlene Dahl. Among people deceased in 2007, Iwao Takamoto ranks 221Before him are Miyoshi Umeki, László Kovács, Gyula Zsivótzky, Enzo Biagi, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., and Katsuko Saruhashi. After him are Frédéric Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi, Paek Nam-sun, Art Buchwald, Anita Roddick, Ray Evans, and Freddie Francis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Iwao Takamoto ranks 5,776 out of 15,968Before him are Josephine Hull (1877), Masten Gregory (1932), Alex Raymond (1909), Harry Frankfurt (1929), Eva Cassidy (1963), and Dylan Baker (1959). After him are Sonny Clark (1931), Preston Sturges (1898), Jennifer Ehle (1969), Chloë Grace Moretz (1997), David Conrad (1967), and Amy Brenneman (1964).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Iwao Takamoto ranks 229Before him are Randal Kleiser (1946), Aaron Norris (1951), Timothy Treadwell (1957), Shane Black (1961), Spike Jonze (1969), and Stephen Sommers (1962). After him are Preston Sturges (1898), James Foley (1953), Walter Lang (1896), Irwin Winkler (1931), Bennett Miller (1966), and Frank Pierson (1925).