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John Landis

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Landis has received more than 4,727,596 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). John Landis is the 300th most popular film director (up from 434th in 2019), the 2,003rd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,825th in 2019) and the 87th most popular American Film Director.

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  • 57.28

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  • 34

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  • 3.70

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  • 3.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among film directors, John Landis ranks 300 out of 1,581Before him are M. Night Shyamalan, Leos Carax, Carol Reed, Ermanno Olmi, Tsui Hark, and Henry King. After him are Jim Henson, Gaspar Noé, King Vidor, Ishirō Honda, Philippe de Broca, and Mikio Naruse.

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Among people born in 1950, John Landis ranks 75Before him are Mark Blum, Chen Shui-bian, Mikhail Fradkov, Håkan Nesser, Grigory Sokolov, and Tsui Hark. After him are Lakshmi Mittal, Laura Gemser, Julius Erving, Ueli Maurer, Michael Ironside, and Corinne Cléry.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Landis ranks 2,003 out of 18,182Before him are Henry King (1886), Aileen Wuornos (1956), Martin Kove (1946), Margaret Bourke-White (1904), Harlow Shapley (1885), and George Lakoff (1941). After him are Peter Criss (1945), Jim Henson (1936), Jack Welch (1935), Irving Penn (1917), Charles Sweeney (1919), and Jim Parsons (1973).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, John Landis ranks 87Before him are Roger Corman (1926), Darren Aronofsky (1969), Michael Bay (1965), Garry Marshall (1934), Richard Brooks (1912), and Henry King (1886). After him are Jim Henson (1936), King Vidor (1894), Frank Borzage (1894), John Frankenheimer (1930), Walter Lantz (1899), and Saul Bass (1920).