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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 125,966 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Tay Garnett is the 1,000th most popular film director (down from 960th in 2019), the 6,749th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,435th in 2019) and the 260th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Tay Garnett ranks 1,000 out of 1,581Before him are Bennett Miller, Elia Suleiman, Károly Makk, Werner Klingler, Luciano Emmer, and Zalman King. After him are Ferenc Kósa, Tom McCarthy, Karen Shakhnazarov, Ulu Grosbard, Sergio Amidei, and Fyodor Khitruk.

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Among people born in 1894, Tay Garnett ranks 192Before him are Nicolas Slonimsky, Billy Bishop, Gunnar Sköld, Mahmud Taymur, Paul Peter Meouchi, and Heikki Liimatainen. After him are Bevil Rudd, Bill Johnston, Jean Debucourt, Arthur Freed, August Dvorak, and Corinne Griffith. Among people deceased in 1977, Tay Garnett ranks 177Before him are Sid Atkinson, Otto Kaiser, Franco Albini, Luciano Re Cecconi, Gary Gilmore, and Toma Caragiu. After him are Johann Nepomuk David, Prince Charles of Luxembourg, Jorge Pardon, André Labatut, Louis Clarke, and Károly Kós.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tay Garnett ranks 6,749 out of 18,182Before him are Jack LaLanne (1914), Bebe Neuwirth (1958), Nick Jonas (1992), Duane Eddy (1938), Dolph Schayes (1928), and Missy Elliott (1971). After him are Edmund Szoka (1927), Rosie O'Donnell (1962), James Quinn (1906), Eve Arden (1908), Utada Hikaru (1983), and Frank Oppenheimer (1912).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Tay Garnett ranks 260Before him are David Twohy (1955), Larry Cohen (1936), Busby Berkeley (1895), Byron Haskin (1899), Bennett Miller (1966), and Zalman King (1941). After him are Tom McCarthy (1966), Trey Parker (1969), Charles Reisner (1887), Randall Wallace (1949), Michael Chapman (1935), and Gordon Parks (1912).