James Foley

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James Foley (born December 28, 1953) is an American film director. His 1986 film At Close Range was entered into the 36th Berlin International Film Festival. Other films he has directed include Glengarry Glen Ross, based on the play of the same name by David Mamet, and The Chamber, based on the novel of the same name by author John Grisham. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Foley has received more than 60,536 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). James Foley is the 877th most popular film director, the 5,800th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,928th in 2019) and the 231st most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, James Foley ranks 877 out of 1,580Before him are Gulzar, Gérard Krawczyk, Štefan Uher, Leopold Lindtberg, Iwao Takamoto, and Preston Sturges. After him are Walter Lang, Pasquale Festa Campanile, Serge Bourguignon, Yves Boisset, Kote Marjanishvili, and Vladimir Gardin.

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Among people born in 1953, James Foley ranks 217Before him are Otmar Hasler, Attilio Bettega, Ching Siu-tung, Patrick Doyle, Gérard Krawczyk, and Darlanne Fluegel. After him are David Deutsch, Pavlo Lazarenko, Zoran Lilić, Artūras Paulauskas, Thomas Friedman, and Mohammed Waheed Hassan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Foley ranks 5,800 out of 15,968Before him are Annabella Sciorra (1960), Charlie Byrd (1925), Rockwell Kent (1882), Asher Brown Durand (1796), Candy Clark (1947), and Gilbert Kaplan (1941). After him are George Jones (1931), Donnie Wahlberg (1969), Tom Brady (1977), Ashley Greene (1987), Niles Eldredge (1943), and Jed Allan (1935).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, James Foley ranks 231Before him are Timothy Treadwell (1957), Shane Black (1961), Spike Jonze (1969), Stephen Sommers (1962), Iwao Takamoto (1925), and Preston Sturges (1898). After him are Walter Lang (1896), Irwin Winkler (1931), Bennett Miller (1966), Frank Pierson (1925), Cameron Crowe (1957), and Monte Hellman (1932).