Richard Thorpe

1896 - 1991

Richard Thorpe

Richard Thorpe (born Rollo Smolt Thorpe; February 24, 1896 – May 1, 1991) was an American film director best known for his long career at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Thorpe has received more than 94,283 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 389th most popular film director.

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  • 94k

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  • 53.15

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  • 24

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  • 6.02

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  • 2.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Richard Thorpe ranks 391 out of 1,305Before him are Kira Muratova, Eldar Ryazanov, Louis Delluc, Nicolas Roeg, Anthony Minghella, and Hirokazu Kore-eda. After him are Vicente Aranda, Adolph Zukor, Susanne Bier, Hideaki Anno, Mikio Naruse, and Paul Schrader.

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Among people born in 1896, Richard Thorpe ranks 92Before him are Henry Allingham, Rudolf Schmundt, Iona Yakir, Hinrich Lohse, Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia, and Jorge Alessandri. After him are Faina Ranevskaya, Ira Gershwin, Carl Zuckmayer, Salim Ali, Ivan Yefimovich Petrov, and Fritz Heider. Among people deceased in 1991, Richard Thorpe ranks 80Before him are María Zambrano, Yevgeny Dragunov, Daigoro Kondo, Héctor Rial, Joachim Kroll, and Vasko Popa. After him are Edwin H. Land, Otl Aicher, Alex North, André Pieyre de Mandiargues, Giacomo Manzù, and Étienne Decroux.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Thorpe ranks 2,533 out of 12,171Before him are Dusty Hill (1949), Jennifer Love Hewitt (1979), Betty Robinson (1911), Captain Beefheart (1941), Taylor Swift (1989), and Peter Graves (1926). After him are Phil Jackson (1945), Edwin H. Land (1909), Pink (1979), Geoffrey Lewis (1935), Dan Flavin (1933), and Roger Myerson (1951).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Richard Thorpe ranks 106Before him are Delbert Mann (1920), Merian C. Cooper (1893), Nick Castle (1947), Mervyn LeRoy (1900), Delmer Daves (1904), and Robert Rossen (1908). After him are Paul Schrader (1946), John McTiernan (1951), Frederick Wiseman (1930), Jerome Robbins (1918), Sam Wood (1883), and Gerard Damiano (1928).

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