Joseph L. Mankiewicz

1909 - 1993

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Joseph Leo Mankiewicz (; February 11, 1909 – February 5, 1993) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Mankiewicz had a long Hollywood career, and set a record by winning a pair of writing and directing Academy Awards two years in a row. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph L. Mankiewicz has received more than 1,242,907 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Joseph L. Mankiewicz is the 167th most popular film director (down from 122nd in 2019), the 1,100th most popular biography from United States (down from 860th in 2019) and the 49th most popular American Film Director.

Joseph L. Mankiewicz is most famous for his work on the 1948 film "All About Eve."

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Among film directors, Joseph L. Mankiewicz ranks 167 out of 1,580Before him are Abel Gance, Nikita Mikhalkov, Robert Wise, Guy Ritchie, Lewis Milestone, and Nagisa Oshima. After him are Lev Kuleshov, Marco Ferreri, Robert Aldrich, Blake Edwards, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, and Francesco Rosi.

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Among people born in 1909, Joseph L. Mankiewicz ranks 34Before him are Souphanouvong, Miep Gies, Jessica Tandy, Aleksandar Ranković, Leo Fender, and Hélder Câmara. After him are Oldřich Nejedlý, Vicente Feola, Matt Busby, Yiannis Ritsos, Virginia Apgar, and Stanisław Jerzy Lec. Among people deceased in 1993, Joseph L. Mankiewicz ranks 32Before him are Wolfgang Paul, Brandon Lee, Cantinflas, Léon Theremin, Bobby Moore, and Yuri Lotman. After him are Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Alexandra of Yugoslavia, Jean Negulesco, River Phoenix, Masahiko Kimura, and Pat Nixon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joseph L. Mankiewicz ranks 1,100 out of 15,968Before him are Kevin Bacon (1958), Big Show (1972), Al Jarreau (1940), Idina Menzel (1971), Clive Cussler (1931), and Thomas Burke (1875). After him are Uma Thurman (1970), Charles Ives (1874), Powers Boothe (1948), Laura Branigan (1952), Sacagawea (1780), and Bruce Dern (1936).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Joseph L. Mankiewicz ranks 49Before him are James Ivory (1928), Gene Deitch (1924), Don Siegel (1912), Jonathan Demme (1944), Kathryn Bigelow (1951), and Robert Wise (1914). After him are Robert Aldrich (1918), Blake Edwards (1922), Richard Donner (1930), Spike Lee (1957), John G. Avildsen (1935), and Gus Van Sant (1952).