Robert Zemeckis

1952 - Today

Robert Zemeckis

Robert Lee Zemeckis (born May 14, 1952) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter who is frequently credited as an innovator in visual effects. He first came to public attention in the 1980s as the director of Romancing the Stone (1984) and the science-fiction comedy Back to the Future film trilogy, as well as the live-action/animated comedy Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988). In the 1990s, he directed Death Becomes Her and then diversified into more dramatic fare, including 1994's Forrest Gump, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Director; the film itself won Best Picture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Zemeckis has received more than 3,962,434 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 68th most popular film director.

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  • 62

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  • 7.10

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  • 3.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Robert Zemeckis ranks 69 out of 1,305Before him are Éric Rohmer, Yasujirō Ozu, Luc Besson, Frank Capra, George A. Romero, and Costa-Gavras. After him are Dziga Vertov, Howard Hawks, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Isao Takahata, Takeshi Kitano, and Jean-Jacques Annaud.

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Among people born in 1952, Robert Zemeckis ranks 13Before him are Park Geun-hye, Harvey Weinstein, Roberto Benigni, Mickey Rourke, Jostein Gaarder, and Christopher Reeve. After him are Nelson Piquet, Francis Fukuyama, Gary Moore, Roger Milla, Sylvia Kristel, and John Goodman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Zemeckis ranks 520 out of 12,171Before him are Harold Urey (1893), Jack Kirby (1917), Gordon Allport (1897), Charles Greeley Abbot (1872), Jon Bon Jovi (1962), and Michael Keaton (1951). After him are Bill Haley (1925), Kevin Spacey (1959), Howard Hawks (1896), Kamehameha I (1758), Donald Knuth (1938), and Bryan Cranston (1956).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Robert Zemeckis ranks 17Before him are Sydney Pollack (1934), Brian De Palma (1940), Oliver Stone (1946), Terry Gilliam (1940), Chuck Jones (1912), and George A. Romero (1940). After him are Howard Hawks (1896), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), Ed Wood (1924), Robert Altman (1925), Jim Jarmusch (1953), and Victor Fleming (1889).

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