Alfred Hitchcock

1899 - 1980

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is one of the most influential and extensively studied filmmakers in the history of cinema. Known as the "Master of Suspense", he directed over 50 feature films in a career spanning six decades, becoming as well known as any of his actors thanks to his many interviews, his cameo roles in most of his films, and his hosting and producing of the television anthology Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–65). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Hitchcock has received more than 8,995,299 page views. His biography is available in 131 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Alfred Hitchcock ranks 2 out of 1,305Before him are Steven Spielberg. After him are Stanley Kubrick, Ingmar Bergman, Federico Fellini, Akira Kurosawa, Hayao Miyazaki, Woody Allen, Sergei Eisenstein, Roman Polanski, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and Sergio Leone.

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Among people born in 1899, Alfred Hitchcock ranks 3Before him are Huang Xianfan and Ernest Hemingway. After him are Al Capone, Jorge Luis Borges, Vladimir Nabokov, Friedrich Hayek, Yasunari Kawabata, Lavrentiy Beria, Humphrey Bogart, Frederick IX of Denmark, and Fred Astaire. Among people deceased in 1980, Alfred Hitchcock ranks 4Before him are Jean-Paul Sartre, Josip Broz Tito, and John Lennon. After him are Jean Piaget, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Erich Fromm, Roland Barthes, Jesse Owens, Karl Dönitz, Steve McQueen, and Bon Scott.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alfred Hitchcock ranks 26 out of 5,347Before him are Charles Dickens (1812), Agatha Christie (1890), Richard I of England (1157), John Lennon (1940), Alan Turing (1912), and Mary II of England (1662). After him are Margaret Thatcher (1925), Arthur Conan Doyle (1859), John Maynard Keynes (1883), Alexander Graham Bell (1847), Alexander Fleming (1881), and Daniel Defoe (1660).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Alfred Hitchcock ranks 1After him are Ridley Scott (1937), Ken Loach (1936), Richard Attenborough (1923), Peter Brook (1925), David Lean (1908), Alan Parker (1944), Tony Scott (1944), Peter Greenaway (1942), Christopher Nolan (1970), Tony Richardson (1928), and Stephen Frears (1941).

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