Tay Garnett

1894 - 1977

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William Taylor "Tay" Garnett (June 13, 1894 – October 3, 1977) was an American film director and writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tay Garnett has received more than 130,929 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Tay Garnett is the 918th most popular film director (up from 1,016th in 2019), the 5,869th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,736th in 2019) and the 217th most popular American Film Director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 130k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Tay Garnetts by language

Over the past year Tay Garnett has had the most page views in the with 20,528 views, followed by French (2,754), and Italian (2,555). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (135.61%), Catalan (61.13%), and Swedish (53.25%)


Among film directors, Tay Garnett ranks 918 out of 2,041Before him are Steven Zaillian, Kim Jee-woon, Pasquale Festa Campanile, Karel Kachyňa, Jørgen Leth, and Chad Stahelski. After him are Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Philippe Rousselot, Christophe Gans, Francesco Maselli, Lucian Pintilie, and Ludwig Berger.

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Among people born in 1894, Tay Garnett ranks 184Before him are Florbela Espanca, Paul Hörbiger, Viorica Ursuleac, Francis Hunter, Arkady Fiedler, and Krešimir Baranović. After him are Hans Henny Jahnn, Yan Gamarnik, Heinz Hopf, Estelle Taylor, John Lennard-Jones, and Bill Johnston. Among people deceased in 1977, Tay Garnett ranks 160Before him are Alexander Galich, Philipp Etter, Lūcija Garūta, Krishan Chander, Carlos Prío Socarrás, and Louis Clarke. After him are José Perácio, Otto Kaiser, Mike Parkes, Leila Hyams, Edward Van Dijck, and Megumi Yokota.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tay Garnett ranks 5,869 out of 20,380Before him are Jacqueline Cochran (1906), Charles Brockden Brown (1771), Yuri Lowenthal (1971), Butler Lampson (1943), Norman Lear (1922), and George Ritzer (1940). After him are David Baldacci (1960), Usher (1978), Lawrence Roberts (1937), Sandy Koufax (1935), Burrill Bernard Crohn (1884), and John Hopcroft (1939).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Tay Garnett ranks 217Before him are Catherine Hardwicke (1955), Jack Bender (1949), Godfrey Reggio (1940), Walter Lang (1896), Steven Zaillian (1953), and Chad Stahelski (1968). After him are Stephen Gyllenhaal (1949), John Lee Hancock (1956), Ralph Nelson (1916), Paul Morrissey (1938), Ben Sharpsteen (1895), and Matt Reeves (1966).