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Python IMDbPY – Getting birth date of person

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  • Last Updated : 22 Apr, 2020

In this article we will see how we get the birth date of any person, we can get retrieve the person data with the help of get_person method by passing the person id.

get_person method returns a imdb Person object which can be used as a dictionary i.e. they can be queried by giving the key of the data, here key will be birth date.

Syntax : person[‘birth date’]
Here person is the Person object return by the get_person method.

Return : It return string which is birth date.

Below is the implementation.




# importing the module
import imdb
   
# creating instance of IMDb
ia = imdb.IMDb()
   
# person id
person_id = "1596350"
   
# getting person details
search = ia.get_person(person_id)
  
# printing the search 
# printing name and birth date
print(search['name'] + "  " +search['birth date'])

Output :

Nawazuddin Siddiqui  1974-05-19

Another example




# importing the module
import imdb
   
# creating instance of IMDb
ia = imdb.IMDb()
   
# person id
person_id = "0000206"
   
# getting person details
search = ia.get_person(person_id)
  
# printing the search 
# printing name and birth date
print(search['name'] + "  " +search['birth date'])

Output :

Keanu Reeves  1964-09-02


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