Jacques Becker

1906 - 1960

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Jacques Becker (French: [bɛkɛʁ]; 15 September 1906 – 21 February 1960) was a French film director and screenwriter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Becker has received more than 104,171 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Jacques Becker is the 255th most popular film director (up from 259th in 2019), the 1,543rd most popular biography from France (up from 1,591st in 2019) and the 31st most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Jacques Becker ranks 255 out of 1,580Before him are Saul Bass, Henry King, Damiano Damiani, Frank Lloyd, Douglas Sirk, and Julien Duvivier. After him are Bertrand Tavernier, Joe D'Amato, George Roy Hill, Gabriel Axel, Jerome Robbins, and Gillo Pontecorvo.

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Among people born in 1906, Jacques Becker ranks 83Before him are Edmond Debeaumarché, Walter Rauff, Giuseppe Siri, Robert E. Howard, Hans Aumeier, and Carlo Scarpa. After him are Chandra Shekhar Azad, Horst Schumann, Jim Thompson, Carol Reed, Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse, and John Carradine. Among people deceased in 1960, Jacques Becker ranks 43Before him are Soghomon Tehlirian, Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria, Antonie Pannekoek, Mack Sennett, Henri Guisan, and Frank Lloyd. After him are Inejiro Asanuma, Otoya Yamaguchi, Jussi Björling, Yan Xishan, Norodom Suramarit, and Dimitri Mitropoulos.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jacques Becker ranks 1,543 out of 5,234Before him are Antoine Barnave (1761), Didier Pironi (1952), Julien Duvivier (1896), Louis Durey (1888), Bernard of Italy (797), and Francis II, Duke of Lorraine (1572). After him are Édith Cresson (1934), Theobald II, Count of Champagne (1093), Edmond François Valentin About (1828), Patrick Depailler (1944), Nathalie Baye (1948), and Philibert de l'Orme (1514).


Among film directors born in France, Jacques Becker ranks 31Before him are Abel Gance (1889), Jean-Pierre Jeunet (1953), Alice Guy-Blaché (1873), Frank Darabont (1959), Chris Marker (1921), and Julien Duvivier (1896). After him are Bertrand Tavernier (1941), Patrice Chéreau (1944), William Kennedy Dickson (1860), Guy Hamilton (1922), Germaine Dulac (1882), and Jean Rouch (1917).