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 522,313 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Fleischer is the 227th most popular film director (up from 231st in 2019), the 1,517th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,512th in 2019) and the 66th most popular Film Director.

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Among film directors, Richard Fleischer ranks 227 out of 1,581Before him are Anatole Litvak, Terence Young, Douglas Sirk, George Stevens, Frank Darabont, and Miklós Jancsó. After him are Margarethe von Trotta, Barbet Schroeder, Lucio Fulci, Yılmaz Güney, Stephen Frears, and Chris Marker.

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Among people born in 1916, Richard Fleischer ranks 56Before him are Peter Finch, Saburō Sakai, Alberto Ginastera, Consuelo Velázquez, Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal, and Glenn Ford. After him are Henri Dutilleux, Sterling Hayden, Lilian, Princess of Réthy, Léo Ferré, Walt Whitman Rostow, and Hassan Gouled Aptidon. Among people deceased in 2006, Richard Fleischer ranks 57Before him are Shamil Basayev, Claude Jade, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Glenn Ford, Richard Kuklinski, and Betty Friedan. After him are James Van Allen, Karel Appel, Joachim Fest, Ta Mok, Lillian Asplund, and John Money.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Fleischer ranks 1,517 out of 18,182Before him are Art Blakey (1919), Vincent D'Onofrio (1959), Betty Friedan (1921), Gus Grissom (1926), Jeffery Deaver (1950), and Jack Dempsey (1895). After him are Stephen Lang (1952), James Avery (1945), Conrad Hilton (1887), David Gross (1941), James Irwin (1930), and William Lipscomb (1919).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Richard Fleischer ranks 66Before him are Cecil B. DeMille (1881), Robert J. Flaherty (1884), Spike Lee (1957), Gus Van Sant (1952), Joseph Losey (1909), and George Stevens (1904). After him are Arthur Penn (1922), Raoul Walsh (1887), John G. Avildsen (1935), Barry Levinson (1942), Stanley Donen (1924), and Edwin S. Porter (1870).