Jean-Jacques Beineix

1946 - 2022

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Jean-Jacques Beineix (French: [bɛnɛks]; 8 October 1946 – 13 January 2022) was a French film director best known for the films Diva and Betty Blue. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Jacques Beineix has received more than 258,503 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Jean-Jacques Beineix is the 409th most popular film director (down from 264th in 2019), the 2,327th most popular biography from France (down from 1,619th in 2019) and the 54th most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Jean-Jacques Beineix ranks 409 out of 2,041Before him are Claire Denis, Alberto Lattuada, Kaneto Shindo, Christian-Jaque, John Guillermin, and André Téchiné. After him are Kon Ichikawa, Walter Ruttmann, Giuliano Montaldo, Michel Gondry, Sergiu Nicolaescu, and M. Night Shyamalan.

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Among people born in 1946, Jean-Jacques Beineix ranks 198Before him are Maria Bethânia, Matthieu Ricard, Jean-Pierre Jarier, Claire Denis, Toquinho, and Ismail Khan. After him are Héctor Lavoe, Stephen Rea, Sven Nordqvist, Colin Burgess, Krister Henriksson, and Henryk Kasperczak. Among people deceased in 2022, Jean-Jacques Beineix ranks 135Before him are Alain Tanner, Tony Sirico, Piet Schrijvers, Yuri Averbakh, Fernando Gomes, and Kay Parker. After him are Joachim Streich, Nick Holonyak, Juris Hartmanis, Reine Wisell, Nichelle Nichols, and David Trimble.

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Among people born in France, Jean-Jacques Beineix ranks 2,327 out of 6,770Before him are Jean de Chelles (1200), Margaret of Burgundy, Duchess of Bavaria (1374), Constance, Duchess of Brittany (1161), Theobald I, Count of Blois (910), André Téchiné (1943), and Charles Bonaventure de Longueval, 2nd Count of Bucquoy (1571). After him are Blanche of France, Duchess of Austria (1278), Fulbert of Chartres (960), Saint Martial (300), Jean-Baptiste Boussingault (1801), Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686), and Yasmina Reza (1959).


Among film directors born in France, Jean-Jacques Beineix ranks 54Before him are Yann Arthus-Bertrand (1946), Patrice Leconte (1947), Jacques Copeau (1879), Claire Denis (1946), Christian-Jaque (1904), and André Téchiné (1943). After him are Michel Gondry (1963), Aleksandar Petrović (1929), Claude Zidi (1934), Édouard Molinaro (1928), Jean Eustache (1938), and Maurice Pialat (1925).