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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 who worked on Rosemary's Baby (1968), Love Story (1970), The Godfather (1972), and Chinatown (1974). 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 (1957). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Evans has received more than 3,796,074 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Robert Evans is the 41st most popular producer (down from 33rd in 2019), the 5,037th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,660th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular American Producer.

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  • 21

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  • 2.32

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  • 3.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among producers, Robert Evans ranks 41 out of 89Before her are Shonda Rhimes, David Heyman, Saul Zaentz, Walter Legge, Joseph M. Schenck, and Harry Saltzman. After her are Jesse L. Lasky, Barbara Broccoli, Álex Pina, Gale Anne Hurd, Richard D. Zanuck, and Hal B. Wallis.

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Among people born in 1930, Robert Evans ranks 288Before her are Sonja Edström, Hédi Baccouche, Sandra Day O'Connor, Richard C. Sarafian, Edward Woodward, and Jean-Louis de Rambures. After her are Vlatko Pavletić, Estela de Carlotto, Julio Abbadie, Liviu Librescu, Jack Angel, and Chris Barber. Among people deceased in 2019, Robert Evans ranks 242Before her are Freddie Jones, Karin Balzer, Theo Adam, Hannelore Elsner, Dr. John, and Gloria Vanderbilt. After her are Guillaume Faye, Diogo Freitas do Amaral, Charles Kittel, Peter Snell, Piero Tosi, and Arif Malikov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Evans ranks 5,037 out of 18,182Before her are William D. Leahy (1875), Loretta Swit (1937), Amos Bronson Alcott (1799), Amy Madigan (1950), Thomas H. Ince (1880), and Alex Rocco (1936). After her are Herbert Mullin (1947), Nancy Kerrigan (1969), Ali Larter (1976), Oliver Kirk (1884), Timothy Treadwell (1957), and Matisyahu (1979).

Among PRODUCERS In United States

Among producers born in United States, Robert Evans ranks 22Before her are Stephen J. Cannell (1941), Michael G. Wilson (1942), Kevin Feige (1973), Kathleen Kennedy (1953), Shonda Rhimes (1970), and Saul Zaentz (1921). After her are Jesse L. Lasky (1880), Barbara Broccoli (1960), Gale Anne Hurd (1955), Richard D. Zanuck (1934), Hal B. Wallis (1898), and Jerry Weintraub (1937).