Saul Bass

1920 - 1996

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Saul Bass (; May 8, 1920 – April 25, 1996) was an American graphic designer and Oscar-winning filmmaker, best known for his design of motion-picture title sequences, film posters, and corporate logos. During his 40-year career, Bass worked for some of Hollywood's most prominent filmmakers, including Alfred Hitchcock, Otto Preminger, Billy Wilder, Stanley Kubrick and Martin Scorsese. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saul Bass has received more than 1,125,502 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Saul Bass is the 249th most popular film director (up from 307th in 2019), the 1,642nd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,024th in 2019) and the 74th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Saul Bass ranks 249 out of 1,580Before him are George Stevens, Chris Marker, Otar Iosseliani, Theo van Gogh, Sam Mendes, and Jean Epstein. After him are Henry King, Damiano Damiani, Frank Lloyd, Douglas Sirk, Julien Duvivier, and Jacques Becker.

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Among people born in 1920, Saul Bass ranks 86Before him are Edmond H. Fischer, Princess Antoinette, Baroness of Massy, Takashi Kano, Henry Heimlich, Victor Turner, and César Rodríguez Álvarez. After him are Georg Ots, Albert Memmi, Nobuyuki Kato, Mehdi Ben Barka, Constanze Manziarly, and Ricardo Montalbán. Among people deceased in 1996, Saul Bass ranks 62Before him are Max Manus, Frida Boccara, Obdulio Varela, Bob Paisley, Alain Poher, and Lars Ahlfors. After him are Toru Takemitsu, Koichi Oita, Piet Hein, Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria, William Vickrey, and Mieczysław Weinberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Saul Bass ranks 1,642 out of 15,968Before him are Walt Whitman Rostow (1916), Lewis Hine (1874), Alicia Rhett (1915), Robert Fogel (1926), Billy Dee Williams (1937), and Phil Ochs (1940). After him are Ira Levin (1929), Dennis Rader (1945), Brendan Fraser (1968), Veronica Lake (1922), Cindy Crawford (1966), and Henry King (1886).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Saul Bass ranks 74Before him are Russ Meyer (1922), Cecil B. DeMille (1881), Joseph Losey (1909), Robert J. Flaherty (1884), Tex Avery (1908), and George Stevens (1904). After him are Henry King (1886), George Roy Hill (1921), Jerome Robbins (1918), John Frankenheimer (1930), Jim Henson (1936), and Robert Benton (1932).