Michael Blake

1945 - 2015

Michael Blake

Michael Lennox Blake (July 5, 1945 – May 2, 2015) was an American author, best known for the film adaptation of his novel Dances with Wolves, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Blake has received more than 8,866 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,360th most popular writer.

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  • 8.9k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Michael Blake ranks 4,352 out of 4,883Before him are Chris Claremont, Elaine May, Leigh Hunt, Pauline Kael, Lorraine Hansberry, and Julia Navarro. After him are Bart D. Ehrman, David S. Goyer, Guy Gavriel Kay, Kenneth Rexroth, Marie NDiaye, and Stephen Vincent Benét.

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Among people born in 1945, Michael Blake ranks 371Before him are Vincent Nichols, Bill Weld, Brian Doyle-Murray, Roberta Bondar, George Pataki, and Huell Howser. After him are Diane Sawyer, Susan Tyrrell, Herman Cain, Peter Pace, Luciano Castellini, and Ian McLagan. Among people deceased in 2015, Michael Blake ranks 320Before him are Peter de Klerk, Dominique Dropsy, Edward Egan, Nurlan Balgimbayev, Jouko Törmänen, and Ildikó Schwarczenberger. After him are Kenji Goto, Justin Wilson, Origa, R. K. Laxman, Saeed Jaffrey, and Martin Litchfield West.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Blake ranks 7,282 out of 12,171Before him are Huell Howser (1945), Mike Mills (1958), Michael McDonald (1952), Glenn Hardin (1910), Frank Tashlin (1913), and Isabel Sanford (1917). After him are Michael Pitt (1981), Mose Allison (1927), Judd Apatow (1967), C. I. Lewis (1883), Robert Elswit (1950), and Margaret Rhea Seddon (1947).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Michael Blake ranks 553Before him are Carol Shields (1935), Daniel Handler (1970), Elizabeth Gilbert (1969), Stephen R. Donaldson (1947), Elaine May (1932), and Pauline Kael (1919). After him are Bart D. Ehrman (1955), David S. Goyer (1965), Kenneth Rexroth (1905), Kenneth Burke (1897), Gillian Flynn (1971), and Jodi Picoult (1966).