Norman Jewison

1926 - Today

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Norman Frederick Jewison (born July 21, 1926) is a Canadian retired film director, producer, screenwriter and founder of the Canadian Film Centre. He has directed numerous feature films and has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director three times in three separate decades for In the Heat of the Night (1967), Fiddler on the Roof (1971) and Moonstruck (1987). Other highlights of his directing career include The Cincinnati Kid (1965), The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Rollerball (1975), F.I.S.T. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Norman Jewison has received more than 1,153,677 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Norman Jewison is the 367th most popular film director (down from 324th in 2019), the 105th most popular biography from Canada (down from 80th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Film Director.

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Among film directors, Norman Jewison ranks 367 out of 1,581Before him are Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Ladislas Starevich, Merian C. Cooper, Jacques Tourneur, Anthony Minghella, and Jacques Copeau. After him are Lo Wei, Adolph Zukor, Irvin Kershner, Alexander Korda, Luigi Comencini, and Gene Deitch.

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Among people born in 1926, Norman Jewison ranks 128Before him are Cloris Leachman, Paul Baran, Peter Shaffer, Jürgen Moltmann, Thorbjörn Fälldin, and Raif Dizdarević. After him are Prince Dimitri Romanov, Shigeo Sugimoto, Kim Jong-pil, Peter Graves, Riz Ortolani, and Shin Sang-ok.

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Among people born in Canada, Norman Jewison ranks 105 out of 1,350Before him are Ian Stevenson (1918), Steven Pinker (1954), David Easton (1917), Walter Huston (1883), Conrad Bain (1923), and Louis Slotin (1910). After him are Loreena McKennitt (1957), Joseph Wiseman (1918), David Foster (1949), Margot Kidder (1948), Louis Riel (1844), and Fay Wray (1907).


Among film directors born in Canada, Norman Jewison ranks 6Before him are James Cameron (1954), David Cronenberg (1943), Denis Villeneuve (1967), Edward Dmytryk (1908), and Jack L. Warner (1892). After him are Denys Arcand (1941), Arthur Hiller (1923), Roger Spottiswoode (1945), Jean-Marc Vallée (1963), Ted Kotcheff (1931), and Paul Haggis (1953).