Lowell Thomas

1892 - 1981

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Lowell Jackson Thomas (April 6, 1892 – August 29, 1981) was an American writer, actor, broadcaster, and traveler, best remembered for publicising T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia). He was also involved in promoting the Cinerama widescreen system. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lowell Thomas has received more than 343,671 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Lowell Thomas is the 1,339th most popular film director, the 10,486th most popular biography from United States and the 398th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Lowell Thomas ranks 1,339 out of 1,580Before him are Alex Kendrick, Scott Cooper, Gianfranco Rosi, Diao Yinan, Pen-Ek Ratanaruang, and Chris Sanders. After him are Caroline Link, Tapan Sinha, Terry Zwigoff, Ari Aster, Brenda Chapman, and Maren Ade.

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Among people born in 1892, Lowell Thomas ranks 227Before him are George Barnes, Elizabeth Ryan, Claire Windsor, William Beaudine, William Demarest, and Mady Christians. After him are Rose McConnell Long, Eva Bowring, and Hugh MacDiarmid. Among people deceased in 1981, Lowell Thomas ranks 218Before him are Ivan Udodov, Robert Russell Bennett, David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter, Carl Knowles, Mauri Rose, and Harry Chapin. After him are Douglas Lowe, Margaret Lindsay, Doug Livingstone, Bosley Crowther, Madge Evans, and Ella Grasso.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lowell Thomas ranks 10,486 out of 15,968Before him are Marc Connelly (1890), Gene Hoglan (1967), Greg Valentine (1951), Terry Farrell (1963), Kira Kosarin (1997), and Wilbur Thompson (1921). After him are Duane Swanson (1913), Mina (1997), Frank Kameny (1925), Joyce DiDonato (1969), Don Barksdale (1923), and Ray Price (1926).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Lowell Thomas ranks 398Before him are Rich Moore (1963), Joseph Kosinski (1974), Larry Charles (1956), Alex Kendrick (1970), Scott Cooper (1970), and Chris Sanders (1962). After him are Terry Zwigoff (1949), Ari Aster (1986), Brenda Chapman (1962), Rob Minkoff (1962), Taylor Sheridan (1970), and Morgan Spurlock (1970).