Michael Cimino

1939 - 2016

Michael Cimino

Michael Cimino ( chi-MEE-noh; February 3, 1939 – July 2, 2016) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and author. He gained fame as the director of The Deer Hunter (1978), which won the Academy Award for Best Picture and earned him Best Director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Cimino has received more than 1,513,153 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 108th most popular film director.

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  • 62.74

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  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Michael Cimino ranks 109 out of 1,305Before him are Kenji Mizoguchi, Louis Malle, Sam Peckinpah, Andrzej Żuławski, John Huston, and Wes Craven. After him are Mel Brooks, Sidney Lumet, George Cukor, Yılmaz Güney, Peter Greenaway, and William Hanna.

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Among people born in 1939, Michael Cimino ranks 36Before him are John Cleese, F. Murray Abraham, Claude François, Zviad Gamsakhurdia, Henry Mintzberg, and Wes Craven. After him are Ray Manzarek, João Bernardo Vieira, Michèle Mercier, Kenzō Takada, Volker Schlöndorff, and Jorge Sampaio. Among people deceased in 2016, Michael Cimino ranks 39Before him are George Gaynes, Carrie Fisher, Viktor Korchnoi, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Bernardo Provenzano, and Andrzej Żuławski. After him are Gene Wilder, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Hilary Putnam, Ray Tomlinson, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, and Reinhard Selten.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Cimino ranks 740 out of 12,171Before him are Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (null), Eliot Ness (1903), Dalton Trumbo (1905), Dick Van Dyke (1925), Edmund Phelps (1933), and Chick Corea (1941). After him are Babe Ruth (1895), Robert Hofstadter (1915), Dennis Tito (1940), Harriet Tubman (1820), Anne Bancroft (1931), and Karl Malden (1912).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Michael Cimino ranks 30Before him are Terrence Malick (1943), Jules Dassin (1911), John Carpenter (1948), Sam Peckinpah (1925), John Huston (1906), and Wes Craven (1939). After him are Mel Brooks (1926), Sidney Lumet (1924), George Cukor (1899), William Hanna (1910), Stanley Donen (1924), and Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909).

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