Film Director

Paul Verhoeven

1938 - Today

Paul Verhoeven

Paul Verhoeven (Dutch: [ˈpʌu̯l vərˈɦuvə(n)]; born 18 July 1938) is a Dutch director, screenwriter and film producer. Active in both the Netherlands and Hollywood, Verhoeven's blending of graphic violence and sexual content with social satire are trademarks of both his drama and science fiction films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, his Wikipedia page in English has received more than 1,715,397 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 49th most popular Film Director and the 33rd most popular biography from Netherlands.

  • 1.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 20.7794

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 42

    Different Languages (L)

  • 7.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 0.00459

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among Film Directors, Paul Verhoeven ranks 49 out of 882Before him are Brian De Palma (USA), Vittorio De Sica (ITA), Krzysztof Kieślowski (POL), Emir Kusturica (BIH), Terry Gilliam (USA), and Robert Zemeckis (USA). After him are Lars von Trier (DNK), Ken Loach (GBR), Elia Kazan (TUR), Richard Attenborough (GBR), Ettore Scola (ITA), and David Cronenberg (CAN).

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Among people born in 1938, Paul Verhoeven ranks 16 out of 260Before him are Farah Pahlavi (IRN), Anthony Giddens (GBR), Queen Sofía of Spain (GRC), Luis Aragonés (ESP), Joe Dassin (USA), and Rudolf Nureyev (RUS). After him are Vladimir Vysotsky (RUS), Liv Ullmann (JPN), Natalie Wood (USA), Heinz Fischer (AUT), Islam Karimov (UZB), and JJ Cale (USA).

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