David Hamilton

1933 - 2016

David Hamilton

David Hamilton (15 April 1933 – 25 November 2016) was a British photographer and film director best known for his photography of young women and girls, mostly in the nude. His signature soft focus style was called the "Hamilton Blur", which was erroneously thought to be achieved by smearing Vaseline on the lens of his camera. It was not created that way. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Hamilton has received more than 47,180 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 215th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 47k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, David Hamilton ranks 216 out of 1,305Before him are Danny Boyle, Mario Bava, Chris Marker, Václav Vorlíček, Liliana Cavani, and Frank Lloyd. After him are Marco Ferreri, Georgiy Daneliya, Dušan Makavejev, Robert Siodmak, Theo van Gogh, and Tex Avery.

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Among people born in 1933, David Hamilton ranks 81Before him are Peter Mansfield, Larry King, Jerzy Kosiński, Liliana Cavani, Danny Aiello, and Robert Curl. After him are Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Jeremy Brett, William Anders, Rik Van Looy, Katharine, Duchess of Kent, and Sylva Koscina. Among people deceased in 2016, David Hamilton ranks 81Before him are Corry Brokken, Seymour Papert, Kenny Baker, Ahmed Zewail, Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, and Thomas Luckmann. After him are Edward Albee, Maria Teresa de Filippis, Iolanda Balaș, Keith Emerson, Michel Butor, and Garry Marshall.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Hamilton ranks 957 out of 5,347Before him are Frank Lloyd (1886), John Tenniel (1820), Robert Adam (1728), Bernard Hill (1944), Princess Muna al-Hussein (1941), and William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (1520). After him are Emperor Norton (1818), Alexander McQueen (1969), Charles Algernon Parsons (1854), Frederic Leighton (1830), John Hawkwood (1320), and Stephen Hales (1677).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, David Hamilton ranks 15Before him are Peter Greenaway (1942), Christopher Nolan (1970), Tony Richardson (1928), Stephen Frears (1941), Danny Boyle (1956), and Frank Lloyd (1886). After him are John Schlesinger (1926), Guy Ritchie (1968), John Boorman (1933), Carol Reed (1906), Ken Russell (1927), and Mike Newell (1942).

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