Michel Hazanavicius

1967 - Today

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Michel Hazanavicius (French: [mi.ʃɛl] (listen) Lithuanian: Hazanavičius; born 29 March 1967) is a French film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his 2011 film, The Artist, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 84th Academy Awards. It also won him the Academy Award for Best Director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michel Hazanavicius has received more than 493,645 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Michel Hazanavicius is the 670th most popular film director (down from 640th in 2019), the 3,166th most popular biography from France (down from 2,858th in 2019) and the 93rd most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Michel Hazanavicius ranks 670 out of 1,580Before him are Steven Knight, Brad Bird, Mario Salieri, Corey Yuen, Roger Donaldson, and Maurice Tourneur. After him are Andrew Blake, Elmar Klos, Gordon Douglas, Richard Oswald, Bruno Bozzetto, and W. S. Van Dyke.

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Among people born in 1967, Michel Hazanavicius ranks 98Before him are Zakk Wylde, Mino Raiola, David Ginola, Dave Matthews, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, and Chris Benoit. After him are Tom Hollander, Mamoru Hosoda, Etgar Keret, Aleksandar Đorđević, Olafur Eliasson, and Vanilla Ice.

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Among people born in France, Michel Hazanavicius ranks 3,166 out of 5,234Before him are Étienne Carjat (1828), Casimir Delavigne (1793), Paul Bert (1833), Samir Nasri (1987), Serge Lang (1927), and Charles Renard (1847). After him are Guy Marchand (1937), Irène Jacob (1966), Bernard-Marie Koltès (1948), Nicolas Baudin (1754), Stéphane Courtois (1947), and François Bayrou (1951).


Among film directors born in France, Michel Hazanavicius ranks 93Before him are Jean-Jacques Beineix (1946), Robert Enrico (1931), Jean-Pierre Ponnelle (1932), Jean-Pierre Mocky (1933), Claude Pinoteau (1925), and Maurice Tourneur (1876). After him are Jean Rollin (1938), Raoul Coutard (1924), Pierre Schoendoerffer (1928), Michel Audiard (1920), Raymond Bernard (1891), and Pierre Granier-Deferre (1927).