Steven Spielberg

1946 - Today

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Steven Allan Spielberg (; born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker. A major figure of the New Hollywood era and pioneer of the modern blockbuster, he is the most commercially successful director in film history. He is the recipient of many accolades, including three Academy Awards, two BAFTA Awards, nine Golden Globe Awards, and four Directors Guild of America Awards, as well as the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1995, the Kennedy Center Honor in 2006, the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2009 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steven Spielberg has received more than 36,402,377 page views. His biography is available in 139 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 134 in 2019). Steven Spielberg is the most popular film director, the 13th most popular biography from United States (up from 15th in 2019) and the most popular American Film Director.

Steven Spielberg is best known for his work as a film director and producer. He is one of the most successful directors and producers in Hollywood history, having won three Academy Awards for directing and producing Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan, and Amistad.

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Among film directors, Steven Spielberg ranks 1 out of 2,041After him are Martin Scorsese, Ingmar Bergman, Hayao Miyazaki, Alfred Hitchcock, Federico Fellini, Stanley Kubrick, Akira Kurosawa, Woody Allen, Roman Polanski, Ridley Scott, and Pier Paolo Pasolini.

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Among people born in 1946, Steven Spielberg ranks 3Before him are Donald Trump, and Sylvester Stallone. After him are Freddie Mercury, Cher, George W. Bush, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Sonia Gandhi, Bill Clinton, Alan Rickman, Demis Roussos, and Ted Bundy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steven Spielberg ranks 13 out of 20,380Before him are Richard Nixon (1913), Edgar Allan Poe (1809), Sylvester Stallone (1946), Steve Jobs (1955), Andrew Jackson (1767), and Marilyn Monroe (1926). After him are Abraham Lincoln (1809), Hillary Clinton (1947), Andrew Johnson (1808), Martin Van Buren (1782), Ulysses S. Grant (1822), and Martin Scorsese (1942).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Steven Spielberg ranks 1After him are Martin Scorsese (1942), Stanley Kubrick (1928), Woody Allen (1935), Francis Ford Coppola (1939), George Lucas (1944), Quentin Tarantino (1963), Tim Burton (1958), John Ford (1894), David Lynch (1946), Oliver Stone (1946), and Brian De Palma (1940).