Robert Aldrich

1918 - 1983

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Robert Burgess Aldrich (August 9, 1918 – December 5, 1983) was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Aldrich has received more than 1,279,049 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Robert Aldrich is the 170th most popular film director (up from 175th in 2019), the 1,109th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,140th in 2019) and the 50th most popular American Film Director.

Robert Aldrich is most famous for directing the film "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" which starred Bette Davis and Joan Crawford.

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Among film directors, Robert Aldrich ranks 170 out of 1,580Before him are Guy Ritchie, Lewis Milestone, Nagisa Oshima, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Lev Kuleshov, and Marco Ferreri. After him are Blake Edwards, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Francesco Rosi, Jesús Franco, Joris Ivens, and Bille August.

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Among people born in 1918, Robert Aldrich ranks 41Before him are Frederick Reines, Ahmed Deedat, John Forsythe, Günther Rall, Chaim Herzog, and Takashi Kasahara. After him are Richard Winters, Patricio Aylwin, Julian Schwinger, Yasuhiro Nakasone, Hans Scholl, and Kazu Naoki. Among people deceased in 1983, Robert Aldrich ranks 29Before him are Ulf von Euler, Anna Seghers, George Balanchine, Muddy Waters, Aleksandar Ranković, and Luis Monti. After him are Georges Auric, Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado, Mercè Rodoreda, Klaus Nomi, Maurice Ronet, and Jack Dempsey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Aldrich ranks 1,109 out of 15,968Before him are Powers Boothe (1948), Laura Branigan (1952), Sacagawea (1780), Bruce Dern (1936), Lewis A. Swift (1820), and Bill Withers (1938). After him are Mark Zuckerberg (1984), David Lee (1931), Richard Winters (1918), Daniel Dennett (1942), Blake Edwards (1922), and William Gibson (1948).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Robert Aldrich ranks 50Before him are Gene Deitch (1924), Don Siegel (1912), Jonathan Demme (1944), Kathryn Bigelow (1951), Robert Wise (1914), and Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909). After him are Blake Edwards (1922), Richard Donner (1930), Spike Lee (1957), John G. Avildsen (1935), Gus Van Sant (1952), and Nicholas Ray (1911).