Jan de Bont

1943 - Today

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Jan de Bont (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjɑn də ˈbɔnt]; born 22 October 1943) is a Dutch cinematographer, director and film producer. He is widely known for directing the films Speed and Twister. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan de Bont has received more than 684,711 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Jan de Bont is the 376th most popular film director (down from 325th in 2019), the 280th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 267th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Dutch Film Director.

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Among film directors, Jan de Bont ranks 376 out of 1,580Before him are Donald P. Bellisario, Víctor Erice, Denis Villeneuve, Hideaki Anno, Richard Thorpe, and Neil Jordan. After him are Alexander Korda, Kinji Fukasaku, Hirokazu Kore-eda, Alexandre Astruc, Jan Troell, and Jörn Donner.

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Among people born in 1943, Jan de Bont ranks 147Before him are Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh, Beba Lončar, Conchata Ferrell, Roberto Boninsegna, Lin Shaye, and Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov. After him are Kurtwood Smith, James Levine, Mohammed Badie, Björn Waldegård, Paul Michael Glaser, and Dušan Ivković.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Jan de Bont ranks 280 out of 1,209Before him are Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg (1768), Armin van Buuren (1976), Jean Malouel (1370), Carel Struycken (1948), Hans Kramers (1894), and Sicco Mansholt (1908). After him are Cornelis de Houtman (1565), Jan van Huysum (1682), James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth (1649), Cornelis Cort (1533), Roy Makaay (1975), and Alexandrine Tinné (1835).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Netherlands

Among film directors born in Netherlands, Jan de Bont ranks 4Before him are Paul Verhoeven (1938), Joris Ivens (1898), and Theo van Gogh (1957). After him are Anton Corbijn (1955), Michaël Dudok de Wit (1953), Alex van Warmerdam (1952), Tom Six (1973), Mike van Diem (1959), Jan Kounen (1964), Harald Zwart (1965), and Roel Reiné (1970).