Lars von Trier

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Lars von Trier (born Lars Trier; 30 April 1956) is a Danish film director and screenwriter with a prolific and controversial career spanning more than four decades. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lars von Trier has received more than 4,314,575 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Lars von Trier is the 47th most popular film director (down from 43rd in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Denmark (down from 34th in 2019) and the most popular Danish Film Director.

Lars von trier is most famous for his film "Antichrist."

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Among film directors, Lars von Trier ranks 47 out of 1,580Before him are Michael Haneke, James Cameron, John Ford, Alan Parker, Jacques Tati, and Tinto Brass. After him are Éric Rohmer, Sydney Pollack, Tim Burton, Roger Vadim, Chuck Jones, and Agnès Varda.

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Among people born in 1956, Lars von Trier ranks 4Before him are Tom Hanks, Mel Gibson, and Björn Borg. After him are Steve Ballmer, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Christine Lagarde, Bryan Cranston, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Theresa May, Tsai Ing-wen, and Christoph Waltz.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Lars von Trier ranks 42 out of 783Before him are Frederick III of Denmark (1609), Frederick V of Denmark (1723), Frederick II of Denmark (1534), Valdemar II of Denmark (1170), Valdemar IV of Denmark (1320), and Cnut the Great (995). After him are Jørn Utzon (1918), John, King of Denmark (1455), Frederick VII of Denmark (1808), Aage Bohr (1922), Henrik Dam (1895), and Frederick IV of Denmark (1671).


Among film directors born in Denmark, Lars von Trier ranks 1After him are Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889), Bille August (1948), Gabriel Axel (1918), Susanne Bier (1960), Thomas Vinterberg (1969), Erik Balling (1924), Henning Carlsen (1927), Urban Gad (1879), Jørgen Leth (1937), Nicolas Winding Refn (1970), and Benjamin Christensen (1879).