Anthony Minghella

1954 - 2008

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Anthony Minghella, (6 January 1954 – 18 March 2008) was a British film director, playwright and screenwriter. He was chairman of the board of Governors at the British Film Institute between 2003 and 2007. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for The English Patient (1996). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Minghella has received more than 1,997,651 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Anthony Minghella is the 315th most popular film director (up from 390th in 2019), the 1,305th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,578th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Anthony Minghella ranks 315 out of 1,580Before him are Shin Sang-ok, Chris Columbus, Bo Widerberg, Frank Borzage, Sam Raimi, and Raúl Ruiz. After him are Alexander Sokurov, Mervyn LeRoy, Jacques Copeau, Philippe de Broca, John Boorman, and Giuseppe De Santis.

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Among people born in 1954, Anthony Minghella ranks 65Before him are Ilan Ramon, Kathleen Turner, Steve Morse, Jorge Jesus, Chris Evert, and Katey Sagal. After him are Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior, Hrant Dink, Phil Rudd, Aleksander Kwaśniewski, Chris Gardner, and Fernando Santos. Among people deceased in 2008, Anthony Minghella ranks 76Before him are Henry Molaison, Rajko Mitić, Cyd Charisse, Joseph M. Juran, Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, and Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah. After him are Kon Ichikawa, Bettie Page, Bernardin Gantin, Eva Dahlbeck, Nouhak Phoumsavanh, and Henri Salvador.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Anthony Minghella ranks 1,305 out of 6,924Before him are Stephen Fry (1957), Richard Adams (1920), Rosemary Harris (1927), James Mirrlees (1936), Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1884), and Marc Bolan (1947). After him are Allen Carr (1934), Philip Sidney (1554), Lorna Wing (1928), Max Mosley (1940), John Henry Poynting (1852), and Gerald Gardner (1884).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Anthony Minghella ranks 22Before him are David Hamilton (1933), Mike Newell (1942), Sam Mendes (1965), Frank Lloyd (1886), Carol Reed (1906), and Ken Russell (1927). After him are John Boorman (1933), Adrian Lyne (1941), Michael Anderson (1920), John Guillermin (1925), J. Lee Thompson (1914), and Peter Yates (1929).