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Peter Bogdanovich

1939 - 2022

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Peter Bogdanovich (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 film director in the New Hollywood movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Bogdanovich has received more than 4,511,746 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Peter Bogdanovich is the 120th most popular film director (up from 336th in 2019), the 819th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,208th in 2019) and the 34th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Peter Bogdanovich ranks 120 out of 1,581Before him are Peter Jackson, Erich von Stroheim, Jerzy Grotowski, Sam Peckinpah, Lina Wertmüller, and John Carpenter. After him are Michael Mann, Michael Cimino, Roy Andersson, Marcel Carné, Jiří Menzel, and Peter Greenaway.

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Among people born in 1939, Peter Bogdanovich ranks 40Before him are Jorge Sampaio, Romano Prodi, Marvin Gaye, Paul Hogan, Ray Manzarek, and Kenzō Takada. After him are Michael Cimino, Henry Mintzberg, Claude François, Michèle Mercier, Phil Spector, and Jean-Marie Lehn. Among people deceased in 2022, Peter Bogdanovich ranks 13Before him are Meat Loaf, Olivia Newton-John, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Thierry Mugler, Lata Mangeshkar, and Ricardo Bofill. After him are Hardy Krüger, Kakuichi Mimura, Viktor Saneyev, David Sassoli, Francisco Álvarez Martínez, and Wim Jansen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter Bogdanovich ranks 819 out of 18,182Before him are Gene Tierney (1920), John Carpenter (1948), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Lionel Richie (1949), Dizzy Gillespie (1917), and Dorothea Lange (1895). After him are Michael Mann (1943), L. Ron Hubbard (1911), George F. Kennan (1904), Eva Marie Saint (1924), Ginger Rogers (1911), and Kris Jenner (1955).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Peter Bogdanovich ranks 34Before him are Jules Dassin (1911), Wes Craven (1939), George Cukor (1899), David Fincher (1962), Sam Peckinpah (1925), and John Carpenter (1948). After him are Michael Mann (1943), Michael Cimino (1939), Mel Brooks (1926), D. W. Griffith (1875), Joel Schumacher (1939), and Blake Edwards (1922).