Wilfred Jackson

1906 - 1988

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Wilfred Jackson (January 24, 1906 – August 7, 1988) was an American animator, arranger, composer and director best known for his work on the Mickey Mouse and Silly Symphonies series of cartoons and the Night on Bald Mountain/Ave Maria segment of Fantasia from Walt Disney Productions. He was also instrumental in developing the system with which Disney added music and sound to Steamboat Willie, the first Mickey Mouse cartoon. Several of the Silly Symphony shorts he directed, including The Old Mill (1937), won Academy Awards during the 1930s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilfred Jackson has received more than 237,998 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Wilfred Jackson is the 1,020th most popular film director, the 6,491st most popular biography from United States and the 246th most popular American Film Director.

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  • 240k

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  • 48.25

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  • 20

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  • 3.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Wilfred Jackson has had the most page views in the with 38,077 views, followed by Italian (3,853), and Spanish (3,374). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are (221.71%), West Frisian (172.11%), and Egyptian Arabic (109.78%)


Among film directors, Wilfred Jackson ranks 1,020 out of 2,041Before him are John Alcott, Dominic Sena, Pyotr Todorovsky, Konstantin Lopushansky, Peter Fleischmann, and Iwao Takamoto. After him are Robert Towne, Fedor Ozep, Sergio Amidei, Archie Mayo, Irwin Allen, and Joe May.

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Among people born in 1906, Wilfred Jackson ranks 276Before him are Erwin Geschonneck, Lee Barnes, Victor Hasselblad, Thelma Todd, Gerardo Romero, and Virginia Hall. After him are Hans Walzhofer, Wolfgang Koeppen, Vilmos Kohut, Carl Benjamin Boyer, Jānis Ivanovs, and Buddy Adler. Among people deceased in 1988, Wilfred Jackson ranks 167Before him are Princess Nadejda Petrovna of Russia, Alberto Uria, I. A. L. Diamond, Enzo Sacchi, Louis Versyp, and Joseph Wresinski. After him are José María Peña, Margaret Mee, Ray Barbuti, Andrei Glanzmann, Shōhei Ōoka, and Ólafur Jóhann Sigurðsson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wilfred Jackson ranks 6,491 out of 20,380Before him are Pete Ricketts (1964), Steve Allen (1921), Iwao Takamoto (1925), Estelle Parsons (1927), Bella Hadid (1996), and Sarah Rafferty (1972). After him are George Peabody (1795), James Jesus Angleton (1917), Sid Caesar (1922), Trent Reznor (1965), Michelle Akers (1966), and Robert Towne (1934).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Wilfred Jackson ranks 246Before him are Preston Sturges (1898), Ruth Orkin (1921), Randall Wallace (1949), Larry Cohen (1936), Dominic Sena (1949), and Iwao Takamoto (1925). After him are Robert Towne (1934), Archie Mayo (1891), Irwin Allen (1916), John Berry (1917), Candida Royalle (1950), and Mimi Leder (1952).