James Ivory

1928 - Today

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James Francis Ivory (born June 7, 1928) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. For many years, he worked extensively with Indian-born film producer Ismail Merchant, his domestic as well as professional partner, and with screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Ivory has received more than 988,405 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). James Ivory is the 143rd most popular film director (up from 150th in 2019), the 975th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,014th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular American Film Director.

James Ivory is most famous for his work as a director and producer of the films "A Room with a View," "Howards End," and "The Remains of the Day."

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  • 990k

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  • 70.85

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among film directors, James Ivory ranks 143 out of 1,580Before him are Josef von Sternberg, Peter Greenaway, Jacques Rivette, Jean Vigo, Jan Švankmajer, and Max Reinhardt. After him are Henri-Georges Clouzot, Gene Deitch, Lasse Hallström, Marcel Carné, Andrei Konchalovsky, and Alejandro González Iñárritu.

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Among people born in 1928, James Ivory ranks 50Before him are Kim Yong-nam, Maya Angelou, Manfred Gerlach, Jim Lovell, Manfred Rommel, and Jacques Rivette. After him are Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Francesco Cossiga, Karlheinz Böhm, Desmond Morris, Reynaldo Bignone, and Adam West.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Ivory ranks 975 out of 15,968Before him are James Avery (1945), Scott Glenn (1939), Éamon de Valera (1882), Muddy Waters (1913), Jean Webster (1876), and Bugsy Siegel (1906). After him are Alfred Hershey (1908), Henry Lee Lucas (1936), Linda McCartney (1941), Brandon Lee (1965), Lisa Kudrow (1963), and Frank Sheeran (1920).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, James Ivory ranks 43Before him are Michael Cimino (1939), Walter Hill (1942), David Fincher (1962), Michael Mann (1943), D. W. Griffith (1875), and Michael Moore (1954). After him are Gene Deitch (1924), Don Siegel (1912), Jonathan Demme (1944), Kathryn Bigelow (1951), Robert Wise (1914), and Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909).