John Frankenheimer

1930 - 2002

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John Michael Frankenheimer (February 19, 1930 – July 6, 2002) was an American film and television director known for social dramas and action/suspense films. Among his credits were Birdman of Alcatraz (1962), The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Seven Days in May (1964), The Train (1964), Seconds (1966), Grand Prix (1966), French Connection II (1975), Black Sunday (1977), The Island of Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Frankenheimer has received more than 1,155,935 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). John Frankenheimer is the 262nd most popular film director (up from 292nd in 2019), the 1,737th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,892nd in 2019) and the 78th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, John Frankenheimer ranks 262 out of 1,580Before him are Bertrand Tavernier, Joe D'Amato, George Roy Hill, Gabriel Axel, Jerome Robbins, and Gillo Pontecorvo. After him are Patrice Chéreau, William Kennedy Dickson, Marco Bellocchio, Henri Verneuil, Carol Reed, and Jim Henson.

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Among people born in 1930, John Frankenheimer ranks 112Before him are James Irwin, José Sarney, Son Sen, Toru Takemitsu, Barbara, and Mary Quant. After him are Franzl Lang, Mauro Ramos, Sławomir Mrożek, Pavel Popovich, Anisa Makhlouf, and Nguyễn Cao Kỳ. Among people deceased in 2002, John Frankenheimer ranks 56Before him are Sohn Kee-chung, Hildegard Knef, Erwin Chargaff, Lilian, Princess of Réthy, Sigvard Bernadotte, and George Roy Hill. After him are Mauro Ramos, Henri Verneuil, Infanta Beatriz of Spain, Peggy Lee, George Porter, and Kim Hunter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Frankenheimer ranks 1,737 out of 15,968Before him are Wes Studi (1947), Thomas J. Sargent (1943), LeBron James (1984), Tom Skerritt (1933), Madeleine Stowe (1958), and Kevin A. Lynch (1918). After him are Walker Evans (1903), Patricia Neal (1926), Wayne Dyer (1940), Martin Gardner (1914), Robert Smithson (1938), and Jennifer Garner (1972).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, John Frankenheimer ranks 78Before him are Tex Avery (1908), George Stevens (1904), Saul Bass (1920), Henry King (1886), George Roy Hill (1921), and Jerome Robbins (1918). After him are Jim Henson (1936), Robert Benton (1932), James L. Brooks (1940), William A. Wellman (1896), Stanley Donen (1924), and Michael Bay (1965).