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Lee Daniels (born December 24, 1959) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. His first producer credit was Monster's Ball (2001), with which he became the first African-American film producer to solely produce an Oscar-winning film, when Halle Berry won Best Actress. After his directorial debut Shadowboxer (2005) premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, Daniels directed Precious (2009), based on the novel Push. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lee Daniels has received more than 2,410,139 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Lee Daniels is the 1,271st most popular film director (down from 1,204th in 2019), the 9,579th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,205th in 2019) and the 371st most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Lee Daniels ranks 1,271 out of 1,580Before him are Andrea Arnold, Olivier Megaton, Lynn Shelton, François Dupeyron, Šarūnas Bartas, and Mahamat Saleh Haroun. After him are Anders Thomas Jensen, Darren Star, Mike Judge, Matthew Barney, Lisa Cholodenko, and McG.

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Among people born in 1959, Lee Daniels ranks 371Before him are Clint Howard, Zoé Valdés, Vladimir Yashchenko, Susanna Clarke, Eben Moglen, and Tomomi Inada. After him are Ray Gillen, Finola Hughes, Hiroshi Soejima, Tomislav Karamarko, Sylvia Hanika, and Steve Rothery.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lee Daniels ranks 9,579 out of 15,968Before him are Charles Marion Russell (1864), Faith Evans (1973), Bryan Burk (1968), Mark Milley (1958), Tracy Letts (1965), and Rick Scott (1952). After him are Fred Tootell (1902), Joseph Pilato (1949), Ray Gillen (1959), George Murphy (1902), James Williamson (1949), and Steve Cochran (1917).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Lee Daniels ranks 371Before him are Steven Lisberger (1951), Richard LaGravenese (1959), Tom Shadyac (1958), Cary Joji Fukunaga (1977), Peyton Reed (1964), and Lynn Shelton (1965). After him are Darren Star (1961), Matthew Barney (1967), Lisa Cholodenko (1964), McG (1968), Harold Prince (1928), and Tom McGrath (1964).

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