James Cameron

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James Francis Cameron (born August 16, 1954) is a Canadian filmmaker. Best known for making science fiction and epic films, he first gained recognition for directing The Terminator (1984). He 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 15,727,400 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 92 in 2019). James Cameron is the 42nd most popular film director, the 13th most popular biography from Canada (down from 11th 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 42 out of 1,580Before him are Wim Wenders, Vittorio De Sica, Isao Takahata, Brian De Palma, Andrzej Wajda, and Michael Haneke. After him are John Ford, Alan Parker, Jacques Tati, Tinto Brass, Lars von Trier, and Éric Rohmer.

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Among people born in 1954, James Cameron ranks 9Before him are Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Alexander Lukashenko, John Travolta, Denzel Washington, Hugo Chávez, and François Hollande. After him are Sócrates, Emir Kusturica, Shinzō Abe, Viktor Yushchenko, Jean-Claude Juncker, and Kazuo Ishiguro.

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Among people born in Canada, James Cameron ranks 13 out of 1,130Before him are James Naismith (1861), Erving Goffman (1922), Alice Munro (1931), Frank Gehry (1929), Justin Trudeau (1971), and Christopher Plummer (1929). After him are Jim Carrey (1962), Margaret Atwood (1939), Glenn Gould (1932), Michael J. Fox (1961), Saul Bellow (1915), and Eric Berne (1910).


Among film directors born in Canada, James Cameron ranks 1After him are David Cronenberg (1943), Edward Dmytryk (1908), Norman Jewison (1926), Jack L. Warner (1892), Denys Arcand (1941), Denis Villeneuve (1967), Ted Kotcheff (1931), Arthur Hiller (1923), Mark Robson (1913), Paul Haggis (1953), and Roger Spottiswoode (1945).

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