Paul Bartel

1938 - 2000

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Paul Bartel (August 6, 1938 – May 13, 2000) was an American actor, writer and director. He was perhaps most known for his 1982 hit black comedy Eating Raoul, which he wrote, starred in and directed. Bartel appeared in over 90 movies and TV episodes, including such titles as Eat My Dust (1976), Hollywood Boulevard (1976), Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979), Get Crazy (1983) and Amazon Women on the Moon (1987). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Bartel has received more than 275,026 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Paul Bartel is the 1,148th most popular film director (down from 1,040th in 2019), the 8,138th most popular biography from United States and the 321st most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Paul Bartel ranks 1,148 out of 1,580Before him are Idrissa Ouédraogo, Bahman Ghobadi, Michael Ritchie, Hany Abu-Assad, Gregg Araki, and Genndy Tartakovsky. After him are Takashi Shimizu, Milcho Manchevski, Clive Donner, Jaume Balagueró, George Abbott, and Cristina Comencini.

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Among people born in 1938, Paul Bartel ranks 397Before him are Hoyt Axton, Boris Lagutin, Boris Mayorov, Michael Ritchie, Jean-Marie Doré, and Halina Górecka. After him are Hampton Fancher, Mark Rakita, Barbara Wagner, Gianluigi Saccaro, Satch Sanders, and Billy Mills. Among people deceased in 2000, Paul Bartel ranks 229Before him are Lepo Sumera, Charles Hartshorne, Enric Miralles, Robert R. Wilson, Noor Jehan, and Peter Dubovský. After him are Antonio Maspes, Beah Richards, Abraham Pais, Benjamin Orr, Malcolm Bradbury, and Simeon Simeonov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Bartel ranks 8,138 out of 15,968Before him are Marsha Ivins (1951), Gregg Araki (1959), Happy Rockefeller (1926), Margaret Geller (1947), Don Dokken (1953), and Tim "Ripper" Owens (1967). After him are Bob Love (1942), Janet Evanovich (1943), Una Merkel (1903), Hampton Fancher (1938), Boyd Holbrook (1981), and Sam Bowie (1961).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Paul Bartel ranks 321Before him are Mick Garris (1951), David Koepp (1963), Julie Taymor (1952), Lee Garmes (1898), Michael Ritchie (1938), and Gregg Araki (1959). After him are George Abbott (1887), Stan Brakhage (1933), Scott Derrickson (1966), Peter Segal (1962), Michael Hoffman (1956), and Richard Rush (1929).