Paul Schrader

1946 - Today

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Paul Joseph Schrader (; born July 22, 1946) is an American screenwriter, film director, and film critic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Schrader has received more than 2,028,949 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Paul Schrader is the 421st most popular film director (down from 398th in 2019), the 2,766th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,571st in 2019) and the 115th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Paul Schrader ranks 421 out of 1,580Before him are Clarence Brown, Yoji Yamada, John Badham, Karel Reisz, René Laloux, and Sam Wood. After him are Ernst Marischka, Umberto Lenzi, Renny Harlin, Vicente Aranda, Hugh Hudson, and Robert Rossen.

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Among people born in 1946, Paul Schrader ranks 166Before him are Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester, Tom Savini, Antony Beevor, Tina Aumont, Brigitte Fossey, and Jan Kodeš. After him are Patrick Head, Dick Wolf, Norio Yoshimizu, Stig Blomqvist, Joe Dante, and Alpha Oumar Konaré.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Schrader ranks 2,766 out of 15,968Before him are Ronald Evans (1933), Ace Frehley (1951), Georgia Hale (1900), Michael W. Young (1949), Sam Wood (1883), and Jack Lord (1920). After him are Kaʻahumanu (1768), Eugene Merle Shoemaker (1928), George Segal (1924), Sal Mineo (1939), Tonya Harding (1970), and David Duke (1950).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Paul Schrader ranks 115Before him are John McTiernan (1951), Curtis Hanson (1945), Gerard Damiano (1928), Garry Marshall (1934), Clarence Brown (1890), and Sam Wood (1883). After him are Robert Rossen (1908), Philip Kaufman (1936), John Landis (1950), Joe Dante (1946), Chuck Lorre (1952), and John Waters (1946).