Peter Bogdanovich

1939 - 2022

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Peter Bogdanovich (Serbian Cyrillic: Петар Богдановић; July 30, 1939 – January 6, 2022) was an American director, writer, actor, producer, critic, and film historian. He started his career as a film critic for Film Culture and Esquire before becoming a prominent filmmaker as part of the New Hollywood movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Bogdanovich has received more than 5,409,147 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Peter Bogdanovich is the 256th most popular film director (down from 120th in 2019), the 1,682nd most popular biography from United States (down from 819th in 2019) and the 65th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Peter Bogdanovich ranks 256 out of 2,041Before him are Tsui Hark, Edward Dmytryk, Patrice Chéreau, Frank Darabont, Assi Dayan, and Julien Duvivier. After him are Richard Fleischer, Menahem Golan, Henri Verneuil, Frank Lloyd, Robert Aldrich, and John Frankenheimer.

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Among people born in 1939, Peter Bogdanovich ranks 88Before him are Warda Al-Jazairia, Ruggero Deodato, Silvana Armenulić, Ion Țiriac, Fritjof Capra, and Lucia Popp. After him are Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Jānis Lūsis, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, Daniel C. Tsui, Seamus Heaney, and Infanta Margarita, Duchess of Soria. Among people deceased in 2022, Peter Bogdanovich ranks 82Before him are Frank Drake, David Warner, Wim Jansen, Eric Walter Elst, Leonel Sánchez, and Luis Echeverría. After him are Jürgen Grabowski, Ichirou Mizuki, Fred Ward, Saul Kripke, A. B. Yehoshua, and David Sassoli.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter Bogdanovich ranks 1,682 out of 20,380Before him are Serena Williams (1981), Aaron Spelling (1923), Edwin G. Krebs (1918), Stephen Jay Gould (1941), Héctor Elizondo (1936), and Rex Stout (1886). After him are Robert Wilson (1941), Jerry Reed (1937), Maria Mitchell (1818), Ralph Bellamy (1904), Seymour Hersh (1937), and Diane Lane (1965).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Peter Bogdanovich ranks 65Before him are Arthur Penn (1922), Gus Van Sant (1952), Edwin S. Porter (1870), Michael Moore (1954), James Ivory (1928), and John Sturges (1910). After him are Richard Fleischer (1916), Robert Aldrich (1918), John Frankenheimer (1930), Joseph Losey (1909), Robert J. Flaherty (1884), and Zack Snyder (1966).