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Saul Zaentz

1921 - 2014

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Saul Zaentz (; February 28, 1921 – January 3, 2014) was an American film producer and record company executive. He won the Academy Award for Best Picture three times and, in 1996, was awarded the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award. Zaentz's film production career, primarily financed by the profits from Creedence Clearwater Revival, was marked by a dedication to the adaptation of novels. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saul Zaentz has received more than 849,541 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Saul Zaentz is the 37th most popular producer (down from 35th in 2019), the 4,787th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,922nd in 2019) and the 21st most popular American Producer.

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  • 25

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  • 3.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among producers, Saul Zaentz ranks 37 out of 89Before him are Kevin Feige, Kathleen Kennedy, Andrew G. Vajna, Erich Pommer, Shonda Rhimes, and David Heyman. After him are Walter Legge, Joseph M. Schenck, Harry Saltzman, Robert Evans, Jesse L. Lasky, and Barbara Broccoli.

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Among people born in 1921, Saul Zaentz ranks 225Before him are Max Noether, Kurt Adolff, Jean Robic, Harry Schell, Samuel T. Cohen, and Sune Andersson. After him are Alexander Kemurdzhian, Bengt Danielsson, Isabella Karle, Imre Kovács, John Agar, and Simin Daneshvar. Among people deceased in 2014, Saul Zaentz ranks 197Before him are José Wilker, José Policarpo, Jimi Jamison, Harun Farocki, Carlos Páez Vilaró, and Dennis Frederiksen. After him are Simon Leys, Wu Ma, José Emilio Pacheco, Andrew V. McLaglen, Kumba Ialá, and Dezső Novák.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Saul Zaentz ranks 4,787 out of 18,182Before him are Stephen Cook (1939), Robert Wisdom (1953), Norma Talmadge (1894), Charles Brockden Brown (1771), Leo Frank (1884), and Lee Falk (1911). After him are Frank James (1843), Ellen Swallow Richards (1842), Matthew Lillard (1970), Sean S. Cunningham (1941), Anne Revere (1903), and Joel McCrea (1905).

Among PRODUCERS In United States

Among producers born in United States, Saul Zaentz ranks 21Before him are Don Simpson (1943), Stephen J. Cannell (1941), Michael G. Wilson (1942), Kevin Feige (1973), Kathleen Kennedy (1953), and Shonda Rhimes (1970). After him are Robert Evans (1930), Jesse L. Lasky (1880), Barbara Broccoli (1960), Gale Anne Hurd (1955), Richard D. Zanuck (1934), and Hal B. Wallis (1898).