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FILM DIRECTOR

Robert Zemeckis

1952 - Today

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Robert Lee Zemeckis (born May 14, 1952) is an American filmmaker. He first came to public attention as the director of the action-adventure romantic comedy Romancing the Stone (1984), the science-fiction comedy Back to the Future film trilogy (1985–1990), and the live-action/animated comedy Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988). He subsequently directed the satirical black comedy Death Becomes Her (1992) and then diversified into more dramatic fare, including Forrest Gump (1994), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director and the film won Best Picture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Zemeckis has received more than 6,438,760 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Robert Zemeckis is the 59th most popular film director (up from 67th in 2019), the 436th most popular biography from United States (up from 488th in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Film Director.

Robert Zemeckis is most famous for directing and producing the Back to the Future trilogy.

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  • 67

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  • 6.37

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  • 4.21

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Robert Zemeckis ranks 59 out of 1,581Before him are Brian De Palma, Sydney Pollack, Roger Vadim, Theo Angelopoulos, Werner Herzog, and Isao Takahata. After him are Oliver Stone, Stephen Hillenburg, Yasujirō Ozu, Agnès Varda, Claude Chabrol, and Richard Attenborough.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1952, Robert Zemeckis ranks 13Before him are Christopher Reeve, Park Geun-hye, Roberto Benigni, Vajiralongkorn, Mickey Rourke, and Nelson Piquet. After him are Sylvia Kristel, Jostein Gaarder, Francis Fukuyama, Roger Milla, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, and Emomali Rahmon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Zemeckis ranks 436 out of 18,182Before him are Kip Thorne (1940), Joe Frazier (1944), Jessica Lange (1949), Viggo Mortensen (1958), Katherine Johnson (1918), and Kim Basinger (1953). After him are Babe Ruth (1895), Oliver Stone (1946), George Clooney (1961), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), Milton H. Erickson (1901), and Joan Crawford (1904).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Robert Zemeckis ranks 13Before him are George Lucas (1944), Quentin Tarantino (1963), John Ford (1894), Tim Burton (1958), Brian De Palma (1940), and Sydney Pollack (1934). After him are Oliver Stone (1946), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), Terry Gilliam (1940), Chuck Jones (1912), John Huston (1906), and George A. Romero (1940).

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