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Iwao Takamoto

1925 - 2007

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Iwao Takamoto (April 29, 1925 – January 8, 2007) was a Japanese-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 394,015 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Iwao Takamoto is the 972nd most popular film director (down from 875th in 2019), the 6,490th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,772nd in 2019) and the 250th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Iwao Takamoto ranks 972 out of 1,581Before him are Jean-Marie Poiré, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Mario Van Peebles, Nana Jorjadze, Andrew Stanton, and Hamo Beknazarian. After him are Spike Jonze, Martin McDonagh, Walter Lang, Harold Becker, Mrinal Sen, and Kim Jee-woon.

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Among people born in 1925, Iwao Takamoto ranks 319Before him are Ritwik Ghatak, Gunther Schuller, Joan Mitchell, Frank Pierson, Raimondo D'Inzeo, and James Mellaart. After him are Juan Francisco Lombardo, Francesco Colasuonno, Arne Åhman, José Parra Martínez, Alain Peyrefitte, and Luis Alberto Monge. Among people deceased in 2007, Iwao Takamoto ranks 241Before him are Qurratulain Hyder, Julius Wess, Henry L. Giclas, Izumi Sakai, Alan Ball Jr., and Nicolae Dobrin. After him are Milan Jelić, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., Emma Tillman, Solveig Dommartin, Karen Spärck Jones, and Beverly Sills.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Iwao Takamoto ranks 6,490 out of 18,182Before him are Cam Gigandet (1982), Jamey Sheridan (1951), Andrew Stanton (1965), Colleen Moore (1899), Nicole Aniston (1987), and Lester Bowie (1941). After him are Jennifer Capriati (1976), Chris Andersen (1978), Pat Torpey (1953), Richard Burgi (1958), Jay Gould (1836), and Richard Powers (1957).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Iwao Takamoto ranks 250Before him are Joe Ranft (1960), Daniel Mann (1912), Todd Haynes (1961), Frank Pierson (1925), Herschell Gordon Lewis (1926), and Andrew Stanton (1965). After him are Spike Jonze (1969), Walter Lang (1896), Harold Becker (1928), David Twohy (1955), Larry Cohen (1936), and Busby Berkeley (1895).