Adrian Lyne

1941 - Today

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Adrian Lyne (born 4 March 1941) is an English film director, writer and producer. Having begun his career directing 1970s television commercials, Lyne made well-received short films which were entries in the London Film Festival. He started making feature length films in 1980 and is known for sexually charged stories and characters, often using stylised light.He is best known for directing Flashdance, 9½ Weeks, Fatal Attraction, Jacob's Ladder and Indecent Proposal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adrian Lyne has received more than 975,106 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Adrian Lyne is the 335th most popular film director (down from 305th in 2019), the 1,371st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,313th in 2019) and the 24th most popular British Film Director.

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  • 24

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  • 2.82

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Among film directors, Adrian Lyne ranks 335 out of 1,580Before him are Merian C. Cooper, Aaron Russo, Walerian Borowczyk, Robert Frank, Irvin Kershner, and Fernando Meirelles. After him are Peter Bogdanovich, J. J. Abrams, Michael Anderson, Satoshi Kon, Juan Antonio Bardem, and Delbert Mann.

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Among people born in 1941, Adrian Lyne ranks 126Before him are M. Stanley Whittingham, Maurice White, Bruce Nauman, Liamine Zéroual, Rached Ghannouchi, and Infante Alfonso of Spain. After him are Chubby Checker, Otto Sander, Mircea Snegur, George Lakoff, Gunpei Yokoi, and Goh Chok Tong.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Adrian Lyne ranks 1,371 out of 6,924Before him are William Sturgeon (1783), Martin Gore (1961), Ceawlin of Wessex (600), Katharine, Duchess of Kent (1933), William Paley (1743), and Michael Jackson (1942). After him are David Roberts (1796), Jack Charlton (1935), Wayne Rooney (1985), Arthur Drewry (1891), David Bradley (1942), and Alan Baker (1939).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Adrian Lyne ranks 24Before him are Sam Mendes (1965), Frank Lloyd (1886), Carol Reed (1906), Ken Russell (1927), Anthony Minghella (1954), and John Boorman (1933). After him are Michael Anderson (1920), John Guillermin (1925), J. Lee Thompson (1914), Peter Yates (1929), Roland Joffé (1945), and Mike Leigh (1943).