Sydney Pollack

1934 - 2008

Sydney Pollack

Sydney Irwin Pollack (July 1, 1934 – May 26, 2008) was an American film director, producer and actor. Pollack directed more than 20 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 movies or shows and produced over 44 films. His 1985 film Out of Africa won him Academy Awards for directing and producing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sydney Pollack has received more than 2,263,518 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 49th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Sydney Pollack ranks 50 out of 1,305Before him are Tim Burton, Michael Haneke, Tinto Brass, Elia Kazan, Emir Kusturica, and Jacques Tati. After him are Brian De Palma, Oliver Stone, Theo Angelopoulos, Claude Chabrol, Abbas Kiarostami, and Roger Vadim.

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Among people born in 1934, Sydney Pollack ranks 18Before him are Nana Mouskouri, Ulrike Meinhof, Shirley MacLaine, Jane Goodall, Daniel Kahneman, and Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark. After him are Empress Michiko, Manuel Noriega, Paul Ekman, Vavá, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, and Alexei Leonov. Among people deceased in 2008, Sydney Pollack ranks 16Before him are Suharto, Samuel P. Huntington, Chinghiz Aitmatov, Hua Guofeng, Jørn Utzon, and Harold Pinter. After him are Miriam Makeba, Richard Widmark, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Willis Lamb, Richard Wright, and Jules Dassin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sydney Pollack ranks 334 out of 12,171Before him are Iggy Pop (1947), O. Henry (1862), Anton LaVey (1930), Steve Wozniak (1950), Hugh Hefner (1926), and Peter Fonda (1940). After him are Glenn Miller (1904), Rock Hudson (1925), Calvin Klein (1942), Robert Johnson (1911), William S. Burroughs (1914), and Owen Chamberlain (1920).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Sydney Pollack ranks 11Before him are Martin Scorsese (1942), George Lucas (1944), John Ford (1894), Quentin Tarantino (1963), David Lynch (1946), and Tim Burton (1958). After him are Brian De Palma (1940), Oliver Stone (1946), Terry Gilliam (1940), Chuck Jones (1912), George A. Romero (1940), and Robert Zemeckis (1952).

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