Vicente Aranda

1926 - 2015

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Vicente Aranda Ezquerra (Spanish: [biˈθente aɾanˈða eθˈkera]; 9 November 1926 – 26 May 2015) was a Spanish film director, screenwriter and producer.Due to his refined and personal style, he was one of the most renowned Spanish filmmakers. He started as a founding member of the Barcelona School of Film and became known for bringing contemporary Spanish novels to life on the big screen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vicente Aranda has received more than 65,228 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Vicente Aranda is the 425th most popular film director (down from 393rd in 2019), the 725th most popular biography from Spain (down from 665th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Spanish Film Director.

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Among film directors, Vicente Aranda ranks 425 out of 1,580Before him are René Laloux, Sam Wood, Paul Schrader, Ernst Marischka, Umberto Lenzi, and Renny Harlin. After him are Hugh Hudson, Robert Rossen, Giorgi Shengelaia, Paul W. S. Anderson, Hiroshi Inagaki, and Christian-Jaque.

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Among people born in 1926, Vicente Aranda ranks 153Before him are Marie-Claire Alain, Anne McCaffrey, Jeffrey Hunter, Karel Reisz, Marcello Abbado, and Wolfgang Iser. After him are Paul Baran, Claudio Villa, Genrich Altshuller, Mickey Hargitay, Big Mama Thornton, and David C. H. Austin. Among people deceased in 2015, Vicente Aranda ranks 115Before him are Eldar Ryazanov, Aldo Ciccolini, Ieng Thirith, Halldór Ásgrímsson, Philippe Honoré, and Robert Conquest. After him are Rose Francine Rogombé, Moses Malone, Ernst Fuchs, Guy Ligier, Jørgen Ingmann, and E. L. Doctorow.

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Among people born in Spain, Vicente Aranda ranks 725 out of 2,595Before him are Estanislao Figueras (1819), Santiago Cañizares (1969), Ramón Sampedro (1943), Luisa de Guzmán (1613), Raphael (1943), and Ramón Serrano Suñer (1901). After him are Fray Tomás de Berlanga (1487), Turibius of Mogrovejo (1538), Gerard Piqué (1987), Antonio de la Cruz (1947), Pedro Arias Dávila (1443), and Lina Romay (1954).


Among film directors born in Spain, Vicente Aranda ranks 8Before him are Pedro Almodóvar (1949), Carlos Saura (1932), Jesús Franco (1930), Bigas Luna (1946), Juan Antonio Bardem (1922), and Víctor Erice (1940). After him are Luis García Berlanga (1921), Segundo de Chomón (1871), José Luis Cuerda (1947), Julio Medem (1958), Isabel Coixet (1960), and Álex de la Iglesia (1965).