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Robert Altman

1925 - 2006

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Robert Bernard Altman ( AWLT-mən; February 20, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He was a five-time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Director and is considered an enduring figure from the New Hollywood era. Altman's style of filmmaking covered many genres, but usually with a "subversive" twist which typically relied on satire and humor to express his personal views. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Altman has received more than 2,916,210 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Altman is the 105th most popular film director (down from 104th in 2019), the 688th most popular biography from United States (up from 692nd in 2019) and the 26th 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 105 out of 1,581Before him are Peter Brook, Terrence Malick, Jim Jarmusch, Sidney Lumet, Ang Lee, and Jean-Pierre Melville. After him are Manoel de Oliveira, Victor Fleming, Jules Dassin, Wes Craven, Louis Malle, and George Cukor.

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Among people born in 1925, Robert Altman ranks 38Before him are Ananda Mahidol, Paul Mauriat, Nílton Santos, Rod Steiger, Wong Fei-hung, and Peter Brook. After him are Anastasio Somoza Debayle, Andrea Camilleri, Bert Hellinger, Ernst Happel, Milton Obote, and Sam Peckinpah. Among people deceased in 2006, Robert Altman ranks 27Before him are Clifford Geertz, Anna Politkovskaya, Paul Mauriat, Clay Regazzoni, Giacinto Facchetti, and Choi Kyu-hah. After him are Johannes Rau, Steve Irwin, John Kenneth Galbraith, Markus Wolf, Lennart Meri, and Alexander Litvinenko.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Altman ranks 688 out of 18,182Before him are Monica Lewinsky (1973), Don Johnson (1949), Michael Bloomberg (1942), Donald A. Glaser (1926), Robert Ludlum (1927), and Carole Lombard (1908). After him are Bill de Blasio (1961), John Irving (1942), Joe Louis (1914), Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868), Chick Corea (1941), and Donald Knuth (1938).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Robert Altman ranks 26Before him are William Hanna (1910), Howard Hawks (1896), Walter Hill (1942), Terrence Malick (1943), Jim Jarmusch (1953), and Sidney Lumet (1924). After him are Victor Fleming (1889), Jules Dassin (1911), Wes Craven (1939), George Cukor (1899), David Fincher (1962), and Sam Peckinpah (1925).