Victor Fleming

1889 - 1949

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Victor Lonzo Fleming (February 23, 1889 – January 6, 1949) was an American film director, cinematographer, and producer. His most popular films were Gone with the Wind, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Director, and The Wizard of Oz (both 1939). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victor Fleming has received more than 809,703 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Victor Fleming is the 92nd most popular film director (up from 97th in 2019), the 622nd most popular biography from United States (up from 651st in 2019) and the 25th most popular American Film Director.

Victor Fleming is most famous for directing the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz.

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Among film directors, Victor Fleming ranks 92 out of 1,580Before him are Joel Schumacher, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Jim Jarmusch, Oliver Stone, John Huston, and Fred Zinnemann. After him are Louis Malle, Manoel de Oliveira, Robert Bresson, René Clair, Carlos Saura, and Wolfgang Petersen.

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Among people born in 1889, Victor Fleming ranks 24Before him are Otto Frank, Gabriela Mistral, Paul Karrer, Louise Mountbatten, Jacob L. Moreno, and Carl Theodor Dreyer. After him are Pitirim Sorokin, Han van Meegeren, Vasily Blyukher, Risto Ryti, Hans-Jürgen von Arnim, and Walter Lippmann. Among people deceased in 1949, Victor Fleming ranks 13Before him are Margaret Mitchell, James Ensor, Charles Ponzi, Hassan al-Banna, Louis II, Prince of Monaco, and Kim Jong-suk. After him are Elton Mayo, Klaus Mann, Axel Munthe, Friedrich Bergius, Nathuram Godse, and August Krogh.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Victor Fleming ranks 622 out of 15,968Before him are Kenny Rogers (1938), Harold Lasswell (1902), Robert McNamara (1916), Kary Mullis (1944), John Browning (1855), and Robert Ludlum (1927). After him are Joe Louis (1914), Philip Johnson (1906), Bill Cosby (1937), Diana Ross (1944), Paul Allen (1953), and Charles Greeley Abbot (1872).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Victor Fleming ranks 25Before him are Stephen Hillenburg (1961), William Hanna (1910), Joel Schumacher (1939), Jim Jarmusch (1953), Oliver Stone (1946), and John Huston (1906). After him are Sidney Lumet (1924), Robert Altman (1925), Vincente Minnelli (1903), John Carpenter (1948), Sam Peckinpah (1925), and Jules Dassin (1911).