Raja Gosnell

1958 - Today

Raja Gosnell

Raja Raymond Gosnell (born December 9, 1958) is an American filmmaker and editor. He is best known for directing studio comedies and family films, including Home Alone 3, Never Been Kissed, Big Momma's House, Scooby-Doo, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, The Smurfs, and Show Dogs; most of his films received a generally negative critical reception.Commonly mistaken for being of Indian descent, Gosnell was named after his father's friend Raja Mohideen. He is also known for his director-editor collaboration with Chris Columbus, for whom he edited Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, and Mrs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raja Gosnell has received more than 467,689 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,150th most popular film director.

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  • 36.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Raja Gosnell ranks 1,150 out of 1,305Before him are Richard LaGravenese, Olivier Dahan, Mahesh Bhatt, Gareth Edwards, Cary Joji Fukunaga, and Daniel Espinosa. After him are Fernando León de Aranoa, Noah Baumbach, Alexandre Aja, Marcus Nispel, Drew Goddard, and Sebastián Lelio.

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Among people born in 1958, Raja Gosnell ranks 372Before him are Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute, Jeannie Pepper, Peter Eriksson, Roland Koch, and Lisa Fischer. After him are Scott Rudin, Ronald Gamarra Herrera, Billy Mays, Norbert Meier, Mark Mazower, and Thomas Dolby.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Raja Gosnell ranks 8,747 out of 12,171Before him are Robert Bork (1927), Telma Hopkins (1948), Ariana Jollee (1982), Katherine LaNasa (1966), Lisa Fischer (1958), and Kevin J. Anderson (1962). After him are Oscar Hijuelos (1951), Wanda Sykes (1964), Curtis Brown (1956), N. Scott Momaday (1934), Steven Strait (1986), and Jon Gries (1957).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Raja Gosnell ranks 324Before him are Robert Duncan McNeill (1964), Bert I. Gordon (1922), Robert Riskin (1897), Adam Shankman (1964), Richard LaGravenese (1959), and Cary Joji Fukunaga (1977). After him are Noah Baumbach (1969), Drew Goddard (1975), Charles Shyer (1951), Richard Kelly (1975), Kevin Lima (1962), and Craig Mazin (1971).

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