Wolfgang Becker

1954 - Today

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Wolfgang Becker (born 22 June 1954) is a German film director and screenwriter, best known to international audiences for his work Good Bye Lenin! (2003). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wolfgang Becker has received more than 73,406 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Wolfgang Becker is the 657th most popular film director (down from 642nd in 2019), the 3,093rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,575th in 2019) and the 36th most popular German Film Director.

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Among film directors, Wolfgang Becker ranks 657 out of 1,580Before him are Luis Puenzo, Hasse Ekman, Sean S. Cunningham, Stanislav Govorukhin, John Farrow, and Ted Post. After him are Steno, Claude Pinoteau, Claude Goretta, Karel Lamač, Tom Holland, and Henning Carlsen.

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Among people born in 1954, Wolfgang Becker ranks 150Before him are Bruce Sterling, Ahmed Dogan, Leung Chun-ying, Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf, Wang Jianlin, and Giancarlo Antognoni. After him are Catherine Samba-Panza, Kathleen Quinlan, Alice, Yoshiichi Watanabe, Philippa Gregory, and Larry Van Kriedt.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wolfgang Becker ranks 3,093 out of 5,289Before him are Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe (1834), Sarah Kirsch (1935), Wilhelm von Bode (1845), Rosemarie Ackermann (1952), Max Jakob Friedländer (1867), and Blasius Merrem (1761). After him are Friedrich Josias, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1918), Count Palatine Joseph Charles of Sulzbach (1694), Eva Hesse (1936), Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg (1708), Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1769), and Harold Faltermeyer (1952).


Among film directors born in Germany, Wolfgang Becker ranks 36Before him are Fatih Akin (1973), Uli Edel (1947), Hans-Jürgen Syberberg (1935), Werner Schroeter (1945), Percy Adlon (1935), and Gustav von Wangenheim (1895). After him are Wolfgang Staudte (1906), Bernd Eichinger (1949), Michael Verhoeven (1938), Edgar Reitz (1932), Uwe Boll (1965), and Marc Forster (1969).