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James Cameron

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James Francis Cameron (born August 16, 1954) is a Canadian filmmaker. A major figure in the post-New Hollywood era, Cameron is considered one of the industry's most innovative filmmakers, regularly making use of novel technologies with a classical filmmaking style. He first gained recognition for writing and directing The Terminator (1984) and found further success with Aliens (1986), The Abyss (1989), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), and the action comedy True Lies (1994). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Cameron has received more than 25,250,312 page views. His biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 93 in 2019). James Cameron is the 43rd most popular film director (down from 42nd in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Canada (down from 13th in 2019) and the most popular Canadian Film Director.

James Cameron is most famous for his work on the movie Titanic.

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Among film directors, James Cameron ranks 43 out of 1,581Before him are Vittorio De Sica, Wim Wenders, Andrzej Wajda, Ken Loach, Tinto Brass, and Michael Haneke. After him are Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Tim Burton, Lars von Trier, Éric Rohmer, Abbas Kiarostami, and Jacques Tati.

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Among people born in 1954, James Cameron ranks 10Before him are François Hollande, Denzel Washington, Hugo Chávez, Alexander Lukashenko, John Travolta, and Viktor Yushchenko. After him are Sócrates, Emir Kusturica, Oprah Winfrey, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Shinzō Abe, and Jean-Claude Juncker.

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Among people born in Canada, James Cameron ranks 14 out of 1,350Before him are Erving Goffman (1922), Jim Carrey (1962), Frank Gehry (1929), Alice Munro (1931), Marshall McLuhan (1911), and Christopher Plummer (1929). After him are Celine Dion (1968), Frederick Banting (1891), Margaret Atwood (1939), Glenn Gould (1932), Michael J. Fox (1961), and David Cronenberg (1943).


Among film directors born in Canada, James Cameron ranks 1After him are David Cronenberg (1943), Denis Villeneuve (1967), Edward Dmytryk (1908), Jack L. Warner (1892), Norman Jewison (1926), Denys Arcand (1941), Arthur Hiller (1923), Roger Spottiswoode (1945), Jean-Marc Vallée (1963), Ted Kotcheff (1931), and Paul Haggis (1953).

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