Vincente Minnelli

1903 - 1986

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Vincente Minnelli (born Lester Anthony Minnelli; February 28, 1903 – July 25, 1986) was an American stage director and film director. For a career spanning over half a century, he is best known for his sophisticated innovation and artistry in musical films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vincente Minnelli has received more than 5,431,753 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Vincente Minnelli is the 202nd most popular film director (down from 188th in 2019), the 1,373rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,204th in 2019) and the 54th most popular American Film Director.

Vincente Minnelli is most famous for directing the film "An American in Paris" (1951) and the musicals "Meet Me in St. Louis" (1944) and "Gigi" (1958).

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Among film directors, Vincente Minnelli ranks 202 out of 2,041Before him are Richard Donner, Margarethe von Trotta, Lev Kuleshov, Norman Jewison, John G. Avildsen, and Vsevolod Pudovkin. After him are Mike Newell, Amos Gitai, Douglas Sirk, Claude Lanzmann, Dariush Mehrjui, and Danny Boyle.

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Among people born in 1903, Vincente Minnelli ranks 62Before him are Alonzo Church, Ernest Walton, Claudette Colbert, Abul A'la Maududi, Eliot Ness, and George Davis Snell. After him are Maud Lewis, Raymond Radiguet, Tamam Shud case, Louis Leakey, Irving Stone, and Erskine Caldwell. Among people deceased in 1986, Vincente Minnelli ranks 49Before him are Erik Bruhn, Nikolay Semyonov, Raimundo Orsi, Altiero Spinelli, Ray Milland, and Adolfo Celi. After him are Juan Rulfo, Michel de Certeau, Serge Lifar, Theodor Busse, Gusztáv Sebes, and Lilli Palmer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Vincente Minnelli ranks 1,373 out of 20,380Before him are George Benson (1943), Ken Thompson (1943), George Davis Snell (1903), Ludacris (1977), Rodney King (1965), and Ron Jeremy (1953). After him are Dorothy Vaughan (1910), Leland H. Hartwell (1939), E. Howard Hunt (1918), Kelly Lynch (1959), Max Wright (1943), and Bob Kane (1915).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Vincente Minnelli ranks 54Before him are Henry Hathaway (1898), Chris Columbus (1958), Wes Anderson (1969), Raoul Walsh (1887), Richard Donner (1930), and John G. Avildsen (1935). After him are Alan J. Pakula (1928), Robert Wise (1914), Barry Levinson (1942), Nicholas Ray (1911), Arthur Penn (1922), and Gus Van Sant (1952).