Robert Evans

1930 - 2019

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Robert Evans (born Robert J. Shapera; June 29, 1930 – October 26, 2019) was an American film producer, studio executive, and actor, best known for his work on Rosemary's Baby, Love Story, The Godfather, and Chinatown. Evans began his career in a successful business venture with his brother, selling women's apparel. In 1956, while on a business trip, he was by chance spotted by actress Norma Shearer, who thought he would be right to play the role of her late husband Irving Thalberg in Man of a Thousand Faces. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Evans has received more than 2,333,644 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Robert Evans is the 33rd most popular producer (up from 41st in 2019), the 4,662nd most popular biography from United States and the 19th most popular American Producer.

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Among producers, Robert Evans ranks 33 out of 89Before her are Don Simpson, Kathleen Kennedy, Stephen J. Cannell, Erich Pommer, Michael G. Wilson, and Andrew G. Vajna. After her are Harry Saltzman, Saul Zaentz, Hal B. Wallis, Shonda Rhimes, David Heyman, and Mike Todd.

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Among people born in 1930, Robert Evans ranks 275Before her are Guy Béart, Kurt Nielsen, Miodrag Bulatović, Yoshinori Shigematsu, Donald Moffat, and José Jiménez Lozano. After her are Donn F. Eisele, John Alcott, Bradford Dillman, William R. Pogue, Hank Mobley, and Odetta. Among people deceased in 2019, Robert Evans ranks 232Before her are Vilhjálmur Einarsson, Jan Olszewski, Vojtěch Jasný, Reinhard Bonnke, Piero Tosi, and Chelo Alonso. After her are Diogo Freitas do Amaral, Pedro Manfredini, Donald Keene, Charles Kittel, Paolo Sardi, and Bob Hawke.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Evans ranks 4,662 out of 15,968Before her are Ellsworth Kelly (1923), Maxie Long (1878), Rex Linn (1956), Harry Partch (1901), Butterfly McQueen (1911), and Earl Tupper (1907). After her are Harold Lockwood (1887), Sam J. Jones (1954), Jimmy Reed (1925), Varian Fry (1907), Jim Beaver (1950), and Donn F. Eisele (1930).

Among PRODUCERS In United States

Among producers born in United States, Robert Evans ranks 19Before her are Dick Wolf (1946), Fred Quimby (1886), Don Simpson (1943), Kathleen Kennedy (1953), Stephen J. Cannell (1941), and Michael G. Wilson (1942). After her are Saul Zaentz (1921), Hal B. Wallis (1898), Shonda Rhimes (1970), Mike Todd (1909), Jesse L. Lasky (1880), and Richard D. Zanuck (1934).