Jim Jarmusch

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James Robert Jarmusch (; born January 22, 1953) is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, producer, editor, and composer. He has been a major proponent of independent cinema since the 1980s, directing films such as Stranger Than Paradise (1984), Down by Law (1986), Mystery Train (1989), Dead Man (1995), Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999), Coffee and Cigarettes (2003), Broken Flowers (2005), Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), Paterson (2016), and The Dead Don't Die (2019). Stranger Than Paradise was added to the National Film Registry in December 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Jarmusch has received more than 3,194,532 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Jim Jarmusch is the 88th most popular film director (up from 94th in 2019), the 604th most popular biography from United States (up from 629th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular American Film Director.

Jim Jarmusch is an American independent filmmaker who is most famous for his films Stranger Than Paradise, Down by Law, and Dead Man.

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Among film directors, Jim Jarmusch ranks 88 out of 1,580Before him are Jean-Jacques Annaud, Sergei Parajanov, David Lean, David Cronenberg, Joel Schumacher, and Carl Theodor Dreyer. After him are Oliver Stone, John Huston, Fred Zinnemann, Victor Fleming, Louis Malle, and Manoel de Oliveira.

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Among people born in 1953, Jim Jarmusch ranks 15Before him are Brigitte Macron, Ahmad Shah Massoud, Richard Stallman, Isabelle Huppert, Richard Clayderman, and Tony Blair. After him are Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Mike Oldfield, Paul Allen, John Malkovich, Hulk Hogan, and Teresa Teng.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jim Jarmusch ranks 604 out of 15,968Before him are Margaret Keane (1927), Burt Reynolds (1936), Telly Savalas (1922), Oprah Winfrey (1954), Joel Schumacher (1939), and Douglas Fairbanks (1883). After him are George Eastman (1854), Clyde Tombaugh (1906), Bill Russell (1934), Dolly Parton (1946), Gwen Stefani (1969), and Ellen Burstyn (1932).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Jim Jarmusch ranks 22Before him are Terrence Malick (1943), George A. Romero (1940), Howard Hawks (1896), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), William Hanna (1910), and Joel Schumacher (1939). After him are Oliver Stone (1946), John Huston (1906), Victor Fleming (1889), Sidney Lumet (1924), Robert Altman (1925), and Vincente Minnelli (1903).