Scott Smith

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Scott Bechtel Smith (born July 13, 1965) is an American author and screenwriter. He has written two novels, A Simple Plan (1993) and The Ruins (2006). Both were adapted into films - A Simple Plan (1998) and The Ruins (2008), respectively - based on Smith's own screenplays. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Scott Smith has received more than 23,133 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Scott Smith is the 5,644th most popular writer (down from 4,795th in 2019), the 13,265th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,499th in 2019) and the 948th most popular American Writer.

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  • 23k

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  • 47.63

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.02

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Scott Smith ranks 5,644 out of 5,794Before him are Ayu Utami, Terézia Mora, Diablo Cody, Bryan Konietzko, Lucía Puenzo, and Justin Raimondo. After him are Bharati Mukherjee, Edward Kitsis, Evgeny Morozov, Han Han, Ian Brennan, and Tom Holland.

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Among people born in 1965, Scott Smith ranks 632Before him are Takahiro Shimada, Robert Pecl, Andrzej Wroński, Cam Neely, Robert Rusler, and Tim Scott. After him are Omar M. Yaghi, Tripp Eisen, Roberta Brunet, Michael De Luca, Scott Adsit, and Andrea M. Ghez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Scott Smith ranks 13,265 out of 15,968Before him are Kristin Armstrong (1973), P. J. Tucker (1985), Tim Scott (1965), Jen Psaki (1978), Miesha Tate (1986), and Mark Duplass (1976). After him are TobyMac (1964), Annie Parisse (1975), Olivia Holt (1997), Pendleton Ward (1982), Colbie Caillat (1985), and Megalyn Echikunwoke (1983).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Scott Smith ranks 948Before him are David Frawley (1950), Rebecca Walker (1969), Clay Shirky (1964), Diablo Cody (1978), Bryan Konietzko (1975), and Justin Raimondo (1951). After him are Edward Kitsis (1971), Ian Brennan (1978), Mark Boal (1973), Al Roker (1954), Rainbow Rowell (1973), and Ann Brashares (1967).