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Joseph McGinty Nichol (born August 9, 1968), known professionally as McG, is an American director, producer, and former record producer. He began his career in the music industry, directing music videos and producing various albums. He later rose to prominence with his first cinema film, Charlie's Angels (2000), which had the highest-grossing opening weekend for a directorial debut at the time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of McG has received more than 1,984,772 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,119th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 37.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, McG ranks 1,119 out of 1,305Before him are Mike Judge, Gianfranco Rosi, Paolo Virzì, D. J. Caruso, James Gray, and Hrishikesh Mukherjee. After him are Gene Saks, Malik Bendjelloul, Peter Chelsom, Scott Cooper, Mark Romanek, and Andy Tennant.

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Among people born in 1968, McG ranks 313Before him are Sophie Okonedo, Rena Sofer, Iris Chang, Elsa Zylberstein, Chris Boardman, and Vano Merabishvili. After him are Miodrag Božović, Alain Sutter, Tiken Jah Fakoly, Matt Le Tissier, Álex Aguinaga, and Jon Schaffer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, McG ranks 8,391 out of 12,171Before him are Christy Canyon (1966), Robin Lord Taylor (1978), Jack Lew (1955), Jodi Benson (1961), Leonard Frey (1938), and Seamus Dever (1976). After him are Gene Saks (1921), Janeane Garofalo (1964), Guy Gardner (1948), Harry Connick Jr. (1967), James van Hoften (1944), and Taylor Dayne (1962).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, McG ranks 310Before him are Chris Weitz (1969), Albert Pyun (1953), Len Wiseman (1973), Steve Kloves (1960), Brett Ratner (1969), and D. J. Caruso (1965). After him are Gene Saks (1921), Scott Cooper (1970), Mark Romanek (1959), Andy Tennant (1955), Tom McGrath (1964), and Todd Solondz (1959).

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