Charles Crichton

1910 - 1999

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Charles Ainslie Crichton (6 August 1910 – 14 September 1999) was an English film director and editor. Born in Wallasey, Cheshire, he became best known for directing many comedies produced at Ealing Studios and had a 40-year career editing and directing many films and television programmes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Crichton has received more than 220,370 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Charles Crichton is the 826th most popular film director (down from 750th in 2019), the 2,932nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,725th in 2019) and the 66th most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Charles Crichton ranks 826 out of 1,580Before him are Eugeniusz Bodo, Larry Cohen, Julio Medem, Abraham Polonsky, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, and Oldřich Lipský. After him are András Kovács, Ralph Nelson, David Chase, Zbigniew Rybczyński, Yasushi Akimoto, and Mohsen Makhmalbaf.

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Among people born in 1910, Charles Crichton ranks 201Before him are Piero Pasinati, Fritzi Burger, Guy Mairesse, Viggo Kampmann, Abraham Polonsky, and Larysa Hienijuš. After him are William Higinbotham, Robert Cummings, Aldo Donati, Karl Zischek, John Wooden, and Fei Xiaotong. Among people deceased in 1999, Charles Crichton ranks 153Before him are Fritzi Burger, Quentin Crisp, Abraham Polonsky, Josefina Pla, Faith Domergue, and Einar Englund. After him are Rafael Iglesias, Henry Carlsson, Madeline Kahn, João Cabral de Melo Neto, Frank Lubin, and Lester Bowie.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Crichton ranks 2,932 out of 6,924Before him are Simon McBurney (1957), David Walliams (1971), Robin Milner (1934), Hank Marvin (1941), Mark Lindsay Chapman (1954), and Theo James (1984). After him are Edwin Atherstone (1788), Mike Parkes (1931), Michael Wilding (1912), Gregory Winter (1951), Billie Whitelaw (1932), and Graeme Souness (1953).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Charles Crichton ranks 66Before him are Matthew Vaughn (1971), George Albert Smith (1864), Mick Jackson (1943), Gerry Anderson (1929), Jack Cardiff (1914), and David Byrne (1952). After him are Michael Winner (1935), Mike Figgis (1948), Jonathan Nolan (1976), Roy Ward Baker (1916), Laura Mulvey (1941), and John Grierson (1898).