Robert Altman

1925 - 2006

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Robert Bernard Altman (; February 20, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Altman is known as a 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 2,139,191 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Robert Altman is the 104th most popular film director (down from 92nd in 2019), the 692nd most popular biography from United States (down from 618th in 2019) and the 27th most popular American Film Director.

Robert Altman is most famous for his films MASH, Nashville, and The Player.

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Among film directors, Robert Altman ranks 104 out of 1,580Before him are Wolfgang Petersen, Sidney Lumet, Peter Brook, Andrzej Żuławski, Michael Curtiz, and Kenji Mizoguchi. After him are Claude Lelouch, Christopher Nolan, Vincente Minnelli, John Carpenter, Sam Peckinpah, and Tony Scott.

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Among people born in 1925, Robert Altman ranks 40Before him are Nílton Santos, Frantz Fanon, Maya Plisetskaya, Rod Steiger, Paul Mauriat, and Peter Brook. After him are Robert Venturi, Oona O'Neill, Sam Peckinpah, Luciano Berio, George Kennedy, and Bert Hellinger. Among people deceased in 2006, Robert Altman ranks 25Before him are Clifford Geertz, Owen Chamberlain, Paul Mauriat, Giacinto Facchetti, Clay Regazzoni, and Ibrahim Rugova. After him are Choi Kyu-hah, John Kenneth Galbraith, Nam June Paik, Johannes Rau, Lennart Meri, and Muriel Spark.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Altman ranks 692 out of 15,968Before him are Theodore William Richards (1868), Billy Graham (1918), Jonas Salk (1914), H. H. Holmes (1861), Francis Fukuyama (1952), and John Goodman (1952). After him are Dennis Tito (1940), Bill Evans (1929), Vincente Minnelli (1903), Dashiell Hammett (1894), Estée Lauder (1906), and Martin Cooper (1928).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Robert Altman ranks 27Before him are Joel Schumacher (1939), Jim Jarmusch (1953), Oliver Stone (1946), John Huston (1906), Victor Fleming (1889), and Sidney Lumet (1924). After him are Vincente Minnelli (1903), John Carpenter (1948), Sam Peckinpah (1925), Jules Dassin (1911), Wes Craven (1939), and Mel Brooks (1926).