Robert Altman

1925 - 2006

Robert Altman

Robert Bernard Altman (; February 20, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Altman is known as five-time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Director and an enduring figure from the New Hollywood era, comparable to such directors as Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, Sidney Lumet and David Lynch. Altman was considered a "maverick" in making films with a highly naturalistic but stylized and satirical aesthetic, unlike most Hollywood films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Altman has received more than 1,842,394 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 90th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Robert Altman ranks 91 out of 1,305Before him are Michael Curtiz, Manoel de Oliveira, Carlos Saura, Jerzy Grotowski, Ed Wood, and Satyajit Ray. After him are David Lean, Jim Jarmusch, Fred Zinnemann, Alan Parker, Victor Fleming, and Terrence Malick.

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Among people born in 1925, Robert Altman ranks 39Before him are Wong Fei-hung, Bülent Ecevit, Bill Haley, Jacques Delors, Peter Brook, and Maya Plisetskaya. After him are Robert Venturi, Ernst Happel, Andrea Camilleri, Rod Steiger, Bert Hellinger, and Anastasio Somoza Debayle. Among people deceased in 2006, Robert Altman ranks 25Before him are Bülent Ecevit, Clay Regazzoni, Steve Irwin, Ibrahim Rugova, Joseph Barbera, and Clifford Geertz. After him are Melvin Schwartz, Raymond Davis Jr., Muriel Spark, John Kenneth Galbraith, Paul Mauriat, and Choi Kyu-hah.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Altman ranks 618 out of 12,171Before him are Frank Herbert (1920), Bing Crosby (1903), George E. Smith (1930), Dashiell Hammett (1894), William P. Murphy (1892), and Bill Murray (1950). After him are Robert Venturi (1925), Irving Langmuir (1881), John Goodman (1952), Dolly Parton (1946), Tyrone Power (1914), and Immanuel Wallerstein (1930).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Robert Altman ranks 21Before him are Chuck Jones (1912), George A. Romero (1940), Robert Zemeckis (1952), Howard Hawks (1896), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), and Ed Wood (1924). After him are Jim Jarmusch (1953), Victor Fleming (1889), Terrence Malick (1943), Jules Dassin (1911), John Carpenter (1948), and Sam Peckinpah (1925).

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