Carol Reed

1906 - 1976

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Sir Carol Reed (30 December 1906 – 25 April 1976) was an English film director and producer, best known for Odd Man Out (1947), The Fallen Idol (1948), The Third Man (1949), and Oliver! (1968). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carol Reed has received more than 826,371 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Carol Reed is the 267th most popular film director (up from 279th in 2019), the 1,146th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,187th in 2019) and the 20th most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Carol Reed ranks 267 out of 1,580Before him are Gillo Pontecorvo, John Frankenheimer, Patrice Chéreau, William Kennedy Dickson, Marco Bellocchio, and Henri Verneuil. After him are Jim Henson, Robert Benton, James L. Brooks, Guy Hamilton, William A. Wellman, and Stanley Donen.

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Among people born in 1906, Carol Reed ranks 87Before him are Hans Aumeier, Carlo Scarpa, Jacques Becker, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Horst Schumann, and Jim Thompson. After him are Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse, John Carradine, Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, Brigitte Helm, Rezső Kasztner, and Joaquín Balaguer. Among people deceased in 1976, Carol Reed ranks 62Before him are Phil Ochs, George Whipple, Mitsuo Fuchida, George Ostrogorsky, Harry Nyquist, and Abdul Razak Hussein. After him are Mikhail Gurevich, Walter Warlimont, Lee J. Cobb, Alexandros Panagoulis, Willi Hennig, and Hans Richter.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Carol Reed ranks 1,146 out of 6,924Before him are George Porter (1920), James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray (1531), Robert Hardy (1925), Charlotte Gainsbourg (1971), Mungo Park (1771), and John Austin (1790). After him are Twiggy (1949), Prince William, Duke of Cumberland (1721), Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax (1881), Ken Hensley (1945), Olave Baden-Powell (1889), and John Stewart Bell (1928).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Carol Reed ranks 20Before him are John Schlesinger (1926), Stephen Frears (1941), David Hamilton (1933), Mike Newell (1942), Sam Mendes (1965), and Frank Lloyd (1886). After him are Ken Russell (1927), Anthony Minghella (1954), John Boorman (1933), Adrian Lyne (1941), Michael Anderson (1920), and John Guillermin (1925).