Film Directors Famous Film Directors from Armenia

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List of famous film directors from Armenia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Armenia has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Armenian directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Armenia and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

List items range from Henrik Malyan to Roman Balayan.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Armenian directors?" and "Which directors are from Armenia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Armenia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Armenian directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Aik Karapetian is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
age 35
Aik Karapetian is a film director and screenwriter.

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Albert Mkrtchyan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
age 81
Albert Mkrtchyan is a film director, screenwriter and an actor.

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Alek Keshishian is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
age 54
Alek Keshishian is a Lebanese-born American film director. He is best known for his 1991 film Madonna: Truth or Dare which was, at the time, the highest-grossing documentary of all time.

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Cher is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
age 72
Cher is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model, fashion designer, television host, comedian, dancer, businesswoman, philanthropist, author, film producer, director, and record producer. ...more

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Anatoliy Eiramdzhan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Anatoliy Eiramdzhan age 81
Anatoliy Nikolaievich Eiramdzhan was a Russian-Armenian film director, producer and writer.

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Aneta Ohanj is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Aneta Ohanj age 27
Aneta Ohanj is a film director, screenwriter, cinematographer, and film editor.

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Ara Yernjakyan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Ara Yernjakyan age 67
Ara Yernjakyan is a film director, film producer, and screenwriter.

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Armen Gasparyan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Armen Gasparyan age 48
Armen Gasparyan is a film director, producer and screenwriter.

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Armen Ronov is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Armen Ronov age 47
Armen Ronov is a film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.

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Arsen Azatyan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Arsen Azatyan age 59
Arsen Azatyan is a film director, film producer, film editor and screenwriter.

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Artavazd Ashoti Peleshyan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
age 80
Artavazd Peleshian is a screenwriter, film director and film editor.

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Boris Airapetyan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
age 63
Boris Airapetyan is a film director,editor and a screenwriter.

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Diran Noubar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Diran Noubar age 43
Diran Noubar is an American film director of Armenian and Italian descent. He is father of two kids, Kayane ans Antranik Alexanian. Both born ni New York. Born Frédéric Diran ...more

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Edmond Keosayan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Edmond Keosayan Died at 58 (1936-1994)
Edmond Gareginovich Keosayan was an Armenian Soviet film director and musician.1952-54 - worked in Yerevan watch factory. 1954-56 - studied in Plekhanov Moscow Institute of Economy. 1956-58 - ...more

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Eduard Hambartsumyan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Eduard Hambartsumyan age 35
Eduard Hambartsumyan is a film director, screenwriter, and film producer.

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Eric Nazarian is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Eric Nazarian age 42
Eric Nazarian is a screenwriter.

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Frunze Dovlatyan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Frunze Dovlatyan Died at 70 (1927-1997)
Frunze Vaghinaki Dovlatyan was an Armenian film director and actor. People's Artist of USSR.

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Genrikh Oganisyan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Genrikh Oganisyan Died at 46 (1918-1964)
Genrikh Oganisyan is a film director and screenwriter.

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Gor Margaryan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Gor Margaryan age 35
Gor Margaryan is a film producer, film director, film editor, screenwriter and production designer.

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Hagop Goudsouzian is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Hagop Goudsouzian age 69
Hagop Goudsouzian is a film director, film producer, film editor and cinematographer.

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Haig Acterian is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Died at 39 (1904-1943)
Haig Acterian was a Romanian film and theater director, critic, dramatist, poet, journalist, and fascist political activist. Alongside Mihail Sebastian and Camil Petrescu, he is considered one ...more

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Sergei Parajanov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Died at 66 (1924-1990)
Sergei Parajanov was an Armenian film director and artist from the Soviet Union who made significant contributions to Ukrainian, Armenian and Georgian cinema. He invented his own cinematic ...more

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Hamo Beknazarian is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Hamo Beknazarian Died at 74 (1891-1965)
Hamo Beknazarian, also known as Hamo Bek-Nazarov or Amo Bek-Nazarian, was a Soviet Armenian film director.

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Hayk Kbeyan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Hayk Kbeyan age 37
Hayk Kbeyan is a film director.

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Henri Verneuil is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Directors from Armenia
Died at 82 (1920-2002)
Henri Verneuil was a French-Armenian playwright and filmmaker, who made a successful career in France. He was nominated for Oscar and Palme d'Or awards, and won Locarno International Film ...more