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Steven Spielberg

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Steven Allan Spielberg (; born December 18, 1946) is an American film director, writer and producer. A major figure of the New Hollywood era and pioneer of the modern blockbuster, he is the most commercially successful director of all time. He is the recipient of various accolades, including three Academy Awards, two BAFTA 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 30,100,728 page views. His biography is available in 134 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 130 in 2019). Steven Spielberg is the most popular film director, the 15th most popular biography from United States (up from 18th 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 1,581After him are Alfred Hitchcock, Martin Scorsese, Akira Kurosawa, Federico Fellini, Stanley Kubrick, Ingmar Bergman, Hayao Miyazaki, Woody Allen, Ridley Scott, Sergei Eisenstein, and Roman Polanski.

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

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Among people born in United States, Steven Spielberg ranks 15 out of 18,182Before him are Neil Armstrong (1930), Sylvester Stallone (1946), Grace Kelly (1929), Ulysses S. Grant (1822), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882), and Malcolm X (1925). After him are Martin Van Buren (1782), Benjamin Franklin (1706), John F. Kennedy (1917), Elvis Presley (1935), Bruce Lee (1940), and James K. Polk (1795).

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), David Lynch (1946), George Lucas (1944), Quentin Tarantino (1963), John Ford (1894), Tim Burton (1958), Brian De Palma (1940), and Sydney Pollack (1934).