Robert Siodmak

1900 - 1973

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Robert Siodmak (; 8 August 1900 – 10 March 1973) was a German film director who also worked in the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Siodmak has received more than 178,053 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Robert Siodmak is the 196th most popular film director (up from 221st in 2019), the 1,082nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,402nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular German Film Director.

Robert Siodmak is most famous for his work in film noir, specifically "The Killers" and "The Spiral Staircase." He also directed "The Crimson Pirate" and "The Beast with Five Fingers."

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Among film directors, Robert Siodmak ranks 196 out of 1,580Before him are Roland Emmerich, Lina Wertmüller, Spike Lee, Gojko Mitić, Wong Kar-wai, and Otto Preminger. After him are John G. Avildsen, Gus Van Sant, Alfonso Cuarón, Thea von Harbou, Alice Guy-Blaché, and Agnieszka Holland.

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Among people born in 1900, Robert Siodmak ranks 57Before him are Kiyoo Kanda, Nathalie Sarraute, Yves Tanguy, Theodosius Dobzhansky, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, and Jiro Miyake. After him are Maurice Thorez, Pedro Cea, Raphael Lemkin, Gilbert Ryle, Rudolf Diels, and Pridi Banomyong. Among people deceased in 1973, Robert Siodmak ranks 54Before him are Mary Wigman, Elsa Schiaparelli, Katina Paxinou, Otto Klemperer, Alan Watts, and François Cevert. After him are E. E. Evans-Pritchard, Emmy Göring, Leo Strauss, Edward G. Robinson, Edward Steichen, and Karl Löwith.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Robert Siodmak ranks 1,082 out of 5,289Before him are Natalia Alexeievna (1755), Maria Sophia of Neuburg (1666), Beate Klarsfeld (1939), Johann Philipp Reis (1834), Franz Josef Strauss (1915), and Sabine Bergmann-Pohl (1946). After him are Georg Böhm (1661), Pierre Littbarski (1960), Rudolf von Sebottendorf (1875), Anselm Kiefer (1945), Ernst Heinkel (1888), and Gerhard Herzberg (1904).


Among film directors born in Germany, Robert Siodmak ranks 12Before him are F. W. Murnau (1888), Ernst Lubitsch (1892), Wolfgang Petersen (1941), Volker Schlöndorff (1939), Max Ophüls (1902), and Roland Emmerich (1955). After him are Thea von Harbou (1888), Mike Nichols (1931), Margarethe von Trotta (1942), Douglas Sirk (1897), Oskar Fischinger (1900), and Lotte Reiniger (1899).