John Landis

1950 - Today

Photo of John Landis

Icon of person John Landis

John David Landis (; born August 3, 1950) is an American filmmaker and actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Landis has received more than 4,110,863 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). John Landis is the 434th most popular film director (up from 565th in 2019), the 2,826th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,572nd in 2019) and the 118th most popular American Film Director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.74

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of John Landis by language


Among film directors, John Landis ranks 434 out of 1,580Before him are Giorgi Shengelaia, Paul W. S. Anderson, Hiroshi Inagaki, Christian-Jaque, Richard Boleslawski, and Philip Kaufman. After him are Joe Dante, Alexander Kluge, Veljko Bulajić, Chuck Lorre, Michel Gondry, and John Waters.

Most Popular Film Directors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1950, John Landis ranks 120Before him are Camarón de la Isla, Robert B. Laughlin, Minako Takashima, David Duke, Ken Kutaragi, and Mikhail Fradkov. After him are Akiko Hayakawa, Alberto Juantorena, Tom Petty, Frank Stallone, Roger Hodgson, and Seiichi Sakiya.

Others Born in 1950

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, John Landis ranks 2,826 out of 15,968Before him are Charles Koch (1935), David Huddleston (1930), Jay Wright Forrester (1918), Jim Bridger (1804), Leon Uris (1924), and Philip Kaufman (1936). After him are Francis Preserved Leavenworth (1858), Carmen Dell'Orefice (1931), Joe Dante (1946), John Lewis (1920), Doyle Brunson (1933), and Maggie Gyllenhaal (1977).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, John Landis ranks 118Before him are Garry Marshall (1934), Clarence Brown (1890), Sam Wood (1883), Paul Schrader (1946), Robert Rossen (1908), and Philip Kaufman (1936). After him are Joe Dante (1946), Chuck Lorre (1952), John Waters (1946), Taylor Hackford (1944), Delmer Daves (1904), and Robert Mulligan (1925).