Jules Dassin

1911 - 2008

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Julius "Jules" Dassin (December 18, 1911 – March 31, 2008) was an American film director, producer, writer and actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jules Dassin has received more than 482,581 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Jules Dassin is the 111th most popular film director (down from 99th in 2019), the 732nd most popular biography from United States (down from 658th in 2019) and the 31st most popular American Film Director.

Jules Dassin is most famous for his work in the French film noir genre. His films include The Naked City, Rififi, and Night and the City.

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Among film directors, Jules Dassin ranks 111 out of 1,580Before him are Claude Lelouch, Christopher Nolan, Vincente Minnelli, John Carpenter, Sam Peckinpah, and Tony Scott. After him are Wes Craven, Jerzy Grotowski, Erich von Stroheim, Mel Brooks, Peter Jackson, and Ed Wood.

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Among people born in 1911, Jules Dassin ranks 29Before him are Lê Đức Thọ, Wilhelm Mohnke, L. Ron Hubbard, Maurice Allais, Max Frisch, and Ginger Rogers. After him are Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, Louise Bourgeois, J. L. Austin, Odysseas Elytis, Milovan Đilas, and Samuel Reshevsky. Among people deceased in 2008, Jules Dassin ranks 25Before him are Richard Wright, Miriam Makeba, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Yma Sumac, Heath Ledger, and Edward Norton Lorenz. After him are Jacques Piccard, Mahmoud Darwish, Mel Ferrer, Michael Crichton, Robert Rauschenberg, and Willis Lamb.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jules Dassin ranks 732 out of 15,968Before him are Ginger Rogers (1911), Sam Peckinpah (1925), Jeff Goldblum (1952), Irving Fisher (1867), Carole Lombard (1908), and Danny Glover (1946). After him are Ursula K. Le Guin (1929), Leon Festinger (1919), Vivian Maier (1926), Anne Baxter (1923), Leon Cooper (1930), and James Woods (1947).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Jules Dassin ranks 31Before him are Victor Fleming (1889), Sidney Lumet (1924), Robert Altman (1925), Vincente Minnelli (1903), John Carpenter (1948), and Sam Peckinpah (1925). After him are Wes Craven (1939), Mel Brooks (1926), Ed Wood (1924), George Cukor (1899), William Friedkin (1935), and Michael Cimino (1939).