Lawrence Kasdan

1949 - Today

Lawrence Kasdan

Lawrence Edward Kasdan (born January 14, 1949) is an American director, screenwriter, and producer. He is the co-writer of the Star Wars films The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Return of the Jedi (1983), The Force Awakens (2015), and Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018). Kasdan also co-wrote the Indiana Jones film Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and is the writer-director of Body Heat (1981), The Big Chill (1983), and The Accidental Tourist (1988). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lawrence Kasdan has received more than 1,609,146 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 597th most popular film director.

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  • 49.33

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  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Lawrence Kasdan ranks 599 out of 1,305Before him are Grigory Chukhray, Barry Sonnenfeld, Steno, Walter Frentz, Larry Clark, and Peter Hyams. After him are Stephen Hopkins, Jean-Jacques Beineix, Sergio Sollima, Andrew Blake, Daniel Schmid, and Luigi Zampa.

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Among people born in 1949, Lawrence Kasdan ranks 191Before him are Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud, Ibrahim Mahlab, Hiroji Imamura, Erik Estrada, Gabriel Yared, and Mari Alkatiri. After him are Rakesh Sharma, Papa Wemba, Dick Nanninga, Michael Richards, Dado Topić, and Joaquín Sabina.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lawrence Kasdan ranks 3,747 out of 12,171Before him are Albert Tyler (1872), Thomas E. Dewey (1902), Nancy Roman (1925), Peter Hyams (1943), Marshall Bell (1942), and Walter Cunningham (1932). After him are Arthur Melvin Okun (1928), Wil Wheaton (1972), Christopher Cross (1951), Elizabeth McGovern (1961), Earl Warren (1891), and Joe Dallesandro (1948).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Lawrence Kasdan ranks 153Before him are Friz Freleng (1906), Joe Johnston (1950), Ted Post (1918), Barry Sonnenfeld (1953), Larry Clark (1943), and Peter Hyams (1943). After him are Andrew Blake (1947), Frances Marion (1888), W. S. Van Dyke (1889), Nancy Meyers (1949), David O. Russell (1958), and Joshua Logan (1908).

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