John Sturges

1910 - 1992

John Sturges

John Eliot Sturges (; January 3, 1910 – August 18, 1992) was an American film director. His films include Bad Day at Black Rock (1955), Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957), The Magnificent Seven (1960), The Great Escape (1963), and Ice Station Zebra (1968). In 2013, The Magnificent Seven was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Sturges has received more than 353,471 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 233rd most popular film director.

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Among film directors, John Sturges ranks 234 out of 1,305Before him are Youssef Chahine, Masaki Kobayashi, Roger Corman, Thea von Harbou, Mike Nichols, and Garry Marshall. After him are Richard Fleischer, Robert J. Flaherty, Terence Young, Leo McCarey, Douglas Sirk, and Russ Meyer.

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Among people born in 1910, John Sturges ranks 58Before him are Tancredo Neves, Francisco Varallo, Chico Xavier, Kim Yong-sik, A. J. Ayer, and Miguel Najdorf. After him are Karel Zeman, Farid al-Atrash, Barthélemy Boganda, Shunichi Kumai, Juan Velasco Alvarado, and Dorothy Vaughan. Among people deceased in 1992, John Sturges ranks 45Before him are Paolo Borsellino, Lella Lombardi, John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, Takeshi Inoue, Denholm Elliott, and Günther Anders. After him are Albert King, Markos Vafeiadis, Jean-Claude Pascal, José Ferrer, Koča Popović, and Lev Gumilyov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Sturges ranks 1,546 out of 12,171Before him are Victor Mature (1913), Alan Silvestri (1950), Fredric March (1897), Daniel Nathans (1928), Joseph Nye (1937), and Nathan Rosen (1909). After him are Creighton Abrams (1914), Stonewall Jackson (1824), Richard Fleischer (1916), Stanley Tucci (1960), Linda Hunt (1945), and Jordan Belfort (1962).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, John Sturges ranks 65Before him are Nicholas Ray (1911), Peter Bogdanovich (1939), Tex Avery (1908), Gus Van Sant (1952), Roger Corman (1926), and Garry Marshall (1934). After him are Richard Fleischer (1916), Robert J. Flaherty (1884), Leo McCarey (1898), Russ Meyer (1922), George Roy Hill (1921), and Henry King (1886).

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