Monte Hellman

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Monte Hellman (; born Monte Jay Himmelbaum; July 12, 1929 – April 20, 2021) was an American film director, producer, writer, and editor. Hellman began his career as an editor's apprentice at ABC TV, and made his directorial debut with the horror film Beast from Haunted Cave (1959), produced by Gene Corman, Roger Corman's brother. He would later gain critical recognition for the Westerns The Shooting and Ride in the Whirlwind (both 1966) starring Jack Nicholson, and the independent road movie Two-Lane Blacktop (1971) starring James Taylor and Dennis Wilson. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Monte Hellman has received more than 297,362 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Monte Hellman is the 907th most popular film director, the 6,001st most popular biography from United States and the 237th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Monte Hellman ranks 907 out of 1,580Before him are Frank Pierson, Ulu Grosbard, Marlen Khutsiev, Roman Abelevich Kachanov, Alexander Rou, and Cameron Crowe. After him are Joseph Sargent, Mario Van Peebles, Jacques Rozier, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Robert Parrish, and Kurt Maetzig.

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Among people born in 1932, Monte Hellman ranks 287Before him are Cesare Perdisa, Cliff Allison, Solange Berry, Raymond Kaelbel, Ugo Mifsud Bonnici, and Francisco Umbral. After him are James Stafford, Ferenc Sipos, Eusébio Scheid, Tinka Kurti, Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, and Sándor Mátrai.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Monte Hellman ranks 6,001 out of 15,968Before him are Tina Fey (1970), Dion DiMucci (1939), Johnny Griffin (1928), Amanda Bearse (1958), Edward Burns (1968), and Cameron Boyce (1999). After him are Smedley Butler (1881), Jack Albertson (1907), Jakob Dylan (1969), Eudora Welty (1909), Bridget Moynahan (1971), and Ronnie Radke (1983).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Monte Hellman ranks 237Before him are James Foley (1953), Walter Lang (1896), Irwin Winkler (1931), Bennett Miller (1966), Frank Pierson (1925), and Cameron Crowe (1957). After him are Joseph Sargent (1925), Herschell Gordon Lewis (1926), Robert Parrish (1916), Mimi Leder (1952), James Gunn (1966), and Gordon Parks (1912).