Ralph Bakshi

1938 - Today

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Ralph Bakshi (Hebrew: ראלף בקשי; born October 29, 1938) is an American animator and filmmaker. In the 1970s, he established an alternative to mainstream animation through independent and adult-oriented productions. Between 1972 and 1992, he directed nine theatrically released feature films, five of which he wrote. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ralph Bakshi has received more than 2,038,071 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Ralph Bakshi is the 554th most popular film director (down from 529th in 2019), the 197th most popular biography from Israel (down from 185th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Israeli Film Director.

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Among film directors, Ralph Bakshi ranks 554 out of 1,580Before him are Ken Annakin, Asghar Farhadi, Just Jaeckin, Sergio Sollima, Jim Abrahams, and Ján Kadár. After him are Paul Scheuring, Jaco Van Dormael, Segundo de Chomón, László Benedek, George Seaton, and Lee Chang-dong.

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Among people born in 1938, Ralph Bakshi ranks 213Before him are Vasyl Stus, Manuel Monteiro de Castro, Zbigniew Religa, Moshe Safdie, Karin Balzer, and Freddie Hubbard. After him are Tufuga Efi, Leon Panetta, Juraj Jakubisko, Spencer Johnson, Richard Anthony, and Tiziano Terzani.

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Among people born in Israel, Ralph Bakshi ranks 197 out of 389Before him are Peter I, Count of Alençon (1251), Naomi Shemer (1930), May Ziade (1886), Michel Sabbah (1933), Moshe Safdie (1938), and Moshe Ya'alon (1950). After him are Rehavam Ze'evi (1926), Achinoam Nini (1969), Mordechai Gur (1930), Dan Halutz (1948), Ahron Daum (1951), and Izhar Cohen (1951).


Among film directors born in Israel, Ralph Bakshi ranks 3Before him are Menahem Golan (1929) and Assi Dayan (1945). After him are Amos Gitai (1950), Elia Suleiman (1960), Ari Folman (1962), Avi Arad (1948), Hany Abu-Assad (1961), Samuel Maoz (1962), and Oren Peli (1970).

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