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Michael Mann

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Michael Kenneth Mann (born February 5, 1943) is an American film director, screenwriter, author, and producer, best known for his stylized crime dramas. Mann has received numerous accolades including a BAFTA Award and two Primetime Emmy Awards as well as nominations for four Academy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. His most acclaimed works include the films Thief (1981), Manhunter (1986), The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Heat (1995), The Insider (1999), Ali (2001), Collateral (2004), Public Enemies (2009), and Ferrari (2023). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Mann has received more than 4,289,927 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Michael Mann is the 121st most popular film director (up from 129th in 2019), the 820th most popular biography from United States (up from 866th in 2019) and the 35th most popular American Film Director.

Michael Mann is most famous for his work in the field of paleoclimatology, specifically in the study of the Earth's climate history.

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Among film directors, Michael Mann ranks 121 out of 1,581Before him are Erich von Stroheim, Jerzy Grotowski, Sam Peckinpah, Lina Wertmüller, John Carpenter, and Peter Bogdanovich. After him are Michael Cimino, Roy Andersson, Marcel Carné, Jiří Menzel, Peter Greenaway, and Michael Curtiz.

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Among people born in 1943, Michael Mann ranks 51Before him are Gianni Rivera, Masaru Emoto, Mohammad Khatami, Mariss Jansons, Klaus Maria Brandauer, and Andreas Baader. After him are Peter Zumthor, Dušan Ivković, Roy Andersson, Klaus von Klitzing, Hanna Schygulla, and Mario Monti.

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Among people born in United States, Michael Mann ranks 820 out of 18,182Before him are John Carpenter (1948), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Lionel Richie (1949), Dizzy Gillespie (1917), Dorothea Lange (1895), and Peter Bogdanovich (1939). After him are L. Ron Hubbard (1911), George F. Kennan (1904), Eva Marie Saint (1924), Ginger Rogers (1911), Kris Jenner (1955), and Michael Cimino (1939).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Michael Mann ranks 35Before him are Wes Craven (1939), George Cukor (1899), David Fincher (1962), Sam Peckinpah (1925), John Carpenter (1948), and Peter Bogdanovich (1939). After him are Michael Cimino (1939), Mel Brooks (1926), D. W. Griffith (1875), Joel Schumacher (1939), Blake Edwards (1922), and Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909).

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