Stanley Kramer

1913 - 2001

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Stanley Earl Kramer (September 29, 1913 – February 19, 2001) was an American film director and producer, responsible for making many of Hollywood's most famous "message films". As an independent producer and director, he brought attention to topical social issues that most studios avoided. Among the subjects covered in his films were racism (in The Defiant Ones and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), nuclear war (in On the Beach), greed (in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World), creationism vs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stanley Kramer has received more than 680,339 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Stanley Kramer is the 227th most popular film director (down from 198th in 2019), the 1,493rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,323rd in 2019) and the 66th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Stanley Kramer ranks 227 out of 1,580Before him are Steven Soderbergh, David Hamilton, Edwin S. Porter, Franklin J. Schaffner, Margarethe von Trotta, and Roger Corman. After him are Věra Chytilová, Mario Monicelli, Mauritz Stiller, Richard Fleischer, Russ Meyer, and Liliana Cavani.

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Among people born in 1913, Stanley Kramer ranks 64Before him are Stanford Moore, Bill Shankly, Méret Oppenheim, Richard Stone, Gerda Christian, and Xi Zhongxun. After him are Mickey Cohen, Stewart Granger, Nicolás Gómez Dávila, Lloyd Bridges, Loretta Young, and Tito Gobbi. Among people deceased in 2001, Stanley Kramer ranks 47Before him are Juan Antonio Villacañas, Poul Anderson, Timothy McVeigh, Masao Ono, Indro Montanelli, and W. G. Sebald. After him are Emilie Schindler, Francisco Rabal, Giovanni Leone, Joseph Greenberg, Joey Ramone, and Vittorio Brambilla.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stanley Kramer ranks 1,493 out of 15,968Before him are Roger Corman (1926), Cus D'Amato (1908), Norman Borlaug (1914), Jack Black (1969), Haldan Keffer Hartline (1903), and Oscar Robertson (1938). After him are Meat Loaf (1947), Iris Apfel (1921), Steve Carell (1962), Julius Erving (1950), Michael Madsen (1957), and David Schwimmer (1966).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Stanley Kramer ranks 66Before him are Barry Levinson (1942), Henry Hathaway (1898), Raoul Walsh (1887), Steven Soderbergh (1963), Edwin S. Porter (1870), and Roger Corman (1926). After him are Richard Fleischer (1916), Russ Meyer (1922), Cecil B. DeMille (1881), Joseph Losey (1909), Robert J. Flaherty (1884), and Tex Avery (1908).