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List of famous film directors from United States, listed alphabetically with photos when available. United States 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 American directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of United States and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best American directors?" and "Which directors are from United States?"

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

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Albert and David Maysles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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Albert Parker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Albert Parker Died at 79 (1916-1995)

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Anthony Simmons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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Anurag Kashyap is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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Arthur Tappan Pierson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Arthur Tappan Pierson

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Brothers Quay is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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C. Michael Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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Charles Correll is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Charles Correll Died at 82 (1890-1972)

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Christian Duguay is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Dave Parker age 66

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David Baker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
David Baker age 86

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David Greene is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
David Greene age 35

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David Miller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
David Miller age 59

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David Myers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
David Myers age 75

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David Teague is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
David Teague age 34

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Farrelly brothers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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Gary Nelson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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H. David Burton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
H. David Burton age 79

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Hughes Brothers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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J. Roy Rowland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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J. C. Fargo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
J. C. Fargo Died at 86 (1829-1915)

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Jack Scalia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Jack Scalia age 65

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Jared and Jerusha Hess is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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Jason Friedberg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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Jeffrey Friedman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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Jim Finn is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Jim Finn age 41

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John Aaron Rawlins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
John Aaron Rawlins Died at 38 (1831-1869)

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John Hay is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
John Hay Died at 67 (1838-1905)

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John Stockwell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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John Trent is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
John Trent

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Jonathan Dayton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Jonathan Dayton Died at 64 (1760-1824)

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Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Fa... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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Joseph Hardy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Joseph Hardy age 94

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Kelly Overton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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Mark Levin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Mark Levin age 60

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Michael Taylor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Michael Taylor Died at 47 (1967-2014)

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Mike McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Mike McCarthy age 54

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Mitchell brothers is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Mitchell brothers

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Richard Rush is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Richard Rush Died at 79 (1780-1859)

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Robert Butler is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Robert Butler Died at 69 (1784-1853)

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Robert King is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Robert King Died at 59 (1906-1965)

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Robert Walker is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Robert Walker Died at 33 (1918-1951)

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Robert Young is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Robert Young Died at 91 (1907-1998)

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Roger Christian is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Roger Christian Died at 57 (1934-1991)

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Ron Pitts is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Ron Pitts age 55

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Sanjay Gupta is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Sanjay Gupta age 46

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Scott Allen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Scott Allen age 68

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Spencer Williams is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Spencer Williams Died at 76 (1889-1965)

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The Wachowski brothers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States

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Steve Berra is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Directors from United States
Steve Berra age 44