Richard Fleischer

1916 - 2006

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Richard O. Fleischer (; December 8, 1916 – March 25, 2006) was an American film director whose career spanned more than four decades, beginning at the height of the Golden Age of Hollywood and lasting through the American New Wave. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Fleischer has received more than 442,559 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Richard Fleischer is the 231st most popular film director (up from 236th in 2019), the 1,513th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,549th in 2019) and the 67th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Richard Fleischer ranks 231 out of 1,580Before him are Margarethe von Trotta, Roger Corman, Stanley Kramer, Věra Chytilová, Mario Monicelli, and Mauritz Stiller. After him are Russ Meyer, Liliana Cavani, Cecil B. DeMille, Joseph Losey, Sven Nykvist, and Youssef Chahine.

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Among people born in 1916, Richard Fleischer ranks 58Before him are Maria Altmann, Dino Risi, Ray Conniff, Stjepan Filipović, Alberto Ginastera, and Consuelo Velázquez. After him are Jack Vance, Walt Whitman Rostow, Pérez Prado, Henri Dutilleux, Lilian, Princess of Réthy, and Georg Henrik von Wright. Among people deceased in 2006, Richard Fleischer ranks 58Before him are Raymond Davis Jr., Floyd Patterson, Lillian Asplund, David Bronstein, William Styron, and Joachim Fest. After him are Telê Santana, Sven Nykvist, Mariska Veres, Claude Jade, Murray Bookchin, and Gillo Pontecorvo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Fleischer ranks 1,513 out of 15,968Before him are Dale T. Mortensen (1939), Robert Curl (1933), Ed White (1930), John Fogerty (1945), Adrien Brody (1973), and Cochise (1805). After him are Lee de Forest (1873), Tom Wolfe (1930), Lily Tomlin (1939), George Smoot (1945), Martha Washington (1731), and Barbara Eden (1931).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Richard Fleischer ranks 67Before him are Henry Hathaway (1898), Raoul Walsh (1887), Steven Soderbergh (1963), Edwin S. Porter (1870), Roger Corman (1926), and Stanley Kramer (1913). After him are Russ Meyer (1922), Cecil B. DeMille (1881), Joseph Losey (1909), Robert J. Flaherty (1884), Tex Avery (1908), and George Stevens (1904).