Joseph Sargent

1925 - 2014

Joseph Sargent

Joseph Sargent (born Giuseppe Danielle Sorgente; July 22, 1925 – December 22, 2014) was an American film director. Though he directed many television movies, his best known feature-length works were arguably the theatrical releases: Burt Reynolds action movie White Lightning, Gregory Peck biopic MacArthur, and horror anthology Nightmares. His most popular feature film was the subway thriller The Taking of Pelham One Two Three. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Sargent has received more than 176,808 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 828th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 180k

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  • 44.84

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Joseph Sargent ranks 830 out of 1,305Before him are David Chase, Harold Becker, Ryan Murphy, Christophe Gans, Edgar G. Ulmer, and Tony Kaye. After him are Helma Sanders-Brahms, Leopold Lindtberg, Timothy Treadwell, Robert Parrish, Ivan Ivanov-Vano, and Tatyana Lioznova.

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Among people born in 1925, Joseph Sargent ranks 273Before him are Benito Lorenzi, Maria Tallchief, Arlene Dahl, Shirley Strickland, Carlo Annovazzi, and Tankred Dorst. After him are Károly Makk, Dany Dauberson, Nanni Loy, James Mellaart, Eugene Garfield, and Tony Benn. Among people deceased in 2014, Joseph Sargent ranks 270Before him are Jimi Jamison, Marilyn Burns, Ernie Terrell, Frankie Knuckles, Joep Lange, and Acker Bilk. After him are Helma Sanders-Brahms, David Malet Armstrong, Carmen Zapata, Billie Whitelaw, Bert Williams, and Suchitra Sen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joseph Sargent ranks 5,612 out of 12,171Before him are Mae Murray (1885), Pat Robertson (1930), Henry Clay Frick (1849), Brian Schmidt (1967), Johnny Burnette (1934), and Robert T. Bakker (1945). After him are Laurene Powell Jobs (1963), Edward Burns (1968), Barry McGuire (1935), Jack Haley (1898), Daniel Wu (1974), and John Wooden (1910).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Joseph Sargent ranks 209Before him are Irwin Winkler (1931), Spike Jonze (1969), Busby Berkeley (1895), David Chase (1945), Harold Becker (null), and Ryan Murphy (1965). After him are Timothy Treadwell (1957), James Mangold (1963), Burt Kennedy (1922), Randal Kleiser (1946), Sidney Franklin (1893), and Chris Carter (1956).

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