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FILM DIRECTOR

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 927,529 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Victor Fleming is the 107th most popular film director (down from 92nd in 2019), the 695th most popular biography from United States (down from 622nd in 2019) and the 27th 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

Among film directors, Victor Fleming ranks 107 out of 1,581Before him are Jim Jarmusch, Sidney Lumet, Ang Lee, Jean-Pierre Melville, Robert Altman, and Manoel de Oliveira. After him are Jules Dassin, Wes Craven, Louis Malle, George Cukor, David Fincher, and Elia Kazan.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1889, Victor Fleming ranks 26Before him are Louise Mountbatten, Gabriela Mistral, Han van Meegeren, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Jacob L. Moreno, and Risto Ryti. After him are Vasily Blyukher, Pitirim Sorokin, Edgar Adrian, Mercédès Jellinek, Hans-Jürgen von Arnim, and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny. Among people deceased in 1949, Victor Fleming ranks 15Before him are Charles Ponzi, James Ensor, Louis II, Prince of Monaco, Friedrich Bergius, Elton Mayo, and August Krogh. After him are Axel Munthe, Kim Jong-suk, Kim Koo, Sarojini Naidu, Klaus Mann, and Nathuram Godse.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Victor Fleming ranks 695 out of 18,182Before him are Bill de Blasio (1961), John Irving (1942), Joe Louis (1914), Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868), Chick Corea (1941), and Donald Knuth (1938). After him are Jamie Lee Curtis (1958), Roy Orbison (1936), Margaret Hamilton (1936), Thomas Harris (1940), Paul Morphy (1837), and Carl Lewis (1961).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Victor Fleming ranks 27Before him are Howard Hawks (1896), Walter Hill (1942), Terrence Malick (1943), Jim Jarmusch (1953), Sidney Lumet (1924), and Robert Altman (1925). After him are Jules Dassin (1911), Wes Craven (1939), George Cukor (1899), David Fincher (1962), Sam Peckinpah (1925), and John Carpenter (1948).

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