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Paul Haggis

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Paul Edward Haggis (born March 10, 1953) is a Canadian screenwriter, film producer, and director of film and television. He is best known as screenwriter and producer for consecutive Best Picture Oscar winners Million Dollar Baby (2004) and Crash (2005), the latter of which he also directed. Haggis also co-wrote the war film Flags of Our Fathers (2006) and the James Bond films Casino Royale (2006) and Quantum of Solace (2008). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Haggis has received more than 2,541,370 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Paul Haggis is the 623rd most popular film director (up from 639th in 2019), the 198th most popular biography from Canada (up from 201st in 2019) and the 12th most popular Canadian Film Director.

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Among film directors, Paul Haggis ranks 623 out of 1,581Before him are Paul Grimault, Enzo G. Castellari, Brad Bird, Juraj Herz, Stan Winston, and Yakov Protazanov. After him are Charles Vidor, Otakar Vávra, Kevin Smith, Majid Majidi, Henri Colpi, and Percy Adlon.

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Among people born in 1953, Paul Haggis ranks 145Before him are Kathleen Kennedy, Franz Klammer, Arielle Dombasle, Hussein Arnous, Marlene Dumas, and Pamela Sue Martin. After him are Billy Sheehan, Robert Parish, Klaus Wowereit, Jane Badler, Meng Hongwei, and Periko Alonso.

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Among people born in Canada, Paul Haggis ranks 198 out of 1,350Before him are Gabrielle Roy (1909), Louis Nirenberg (1925), Barry Pepper (1970), Phil Hartman (1948), Harold Innis (1894), and Alanis Morissette (1974). After him are Arthur Jeffrey Dempster (1886), Bobby Hull (1939), Jeff Wall (1946), Allan Dwan (1885), Mary Simon (1947), and Nathan Fillion (1971).


Among film directors born in Canada, Paul Haggis ranks 12Before him are Norman Jewison (1926), Denys Arcand (1941), Arthur Hiller (1923), Roger Spottiswoode (1945), Jean-Marc Vallée (1963), and Ted Kotcheff (1931). After him are Allan Dwan (1885), Richard Williams (1933), Mark Robson (1913), Shawn Levy (1968), Jason Reitman (1977), and Robert Lepage (1957).