Wesley Ruggles

1889 - 1972

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Wesley Ruggles (June 11, 1889 – January 8, 1972) was an American film director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wesley Ruggles has received more than 79,493 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Wesley Ruggles is the 957th most popular film director (down from 928th in 2019), the 6,401st most popular biography from United States (down from 6,378th in 2019) and the 250th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Wesley Ruggles ranks 957 out of 1,580Before him are William Cameron Menzies, Ringo Lam, Régis Wargnier, Nick Park, Károly Makk, and Danis Tanović. After him are Frank Beyer, Robert Guédiguian, Tay Garnett, Pierre Tchernia, Armand Gatti, and Kim Jee-woon.

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Among people born in 1889, Wesley Ruggles ranks 185Before him are Teresa de la Parra, Pearl White, Carl O. Sauer, Tryggvi Þórhallsson, Dirk Coster, and Arnulf Øverland. After him are Conrad Aiken, Thomas Hart Benton, Hans Tropsch, Erwin Stresemann, Ted Wilde, and Albert Hill. Among people deceased in 1972, Wesley Ruggles ranks 169Before him are Henry Dreyfuss, Louis J. Mordell, Jamini Roy, Havergal Brian, Américo Castro, and Harold Rainsford Stark. After him are Adriaan Fokker, Moe Berg, Romas Kalanta, Sir George Thomas, 7th Baronet, Erwin Stresemann, and Louella Parsons.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wesley Ruggles ranks 6,401 out of 15,968Before him are Joey King (1999), Sherrill Milnes (1935), Theodore Freeman (1930), Gummo Marx (1893), Paget Brewster (1969), and Spencer Tunick (1967). After him are Don Wilson (1954), Ron Harper (1964), Joe Hahn (1977), John W. Foster (1836), Albert Charles Smith (1906), and Roger Maris (1934).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Wesley Ruggles ranks 250Before him are Busby Berkeley (1895), Antoine Fuqua (1966), Tim Miller (1964), Sally Menke (1953), John Lee Hancock (1956), and William Cameron Menzies (1896). After him are Tay Garnett (1894), Ben Sharpsteen (1895), Chris Wedge (1957), Archie Mayo (1891), Ted Wilde (1889), and Noah Baumbach (1969).