Derek Jarman

1942 - 1994

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Michael Derek Elworthy Jarman (31 January 1942 – 19 February 1994) was an English film director, stage designer, diarist, artist, gardener, and author. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Derek Jarman has received more than 911,025 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Derek Jarman is the 531st most popular film director (down from 443rd in 2019), the 2,009th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,748th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Derek Jarman ranks 531 out of 1,580Before him are Michael Apted, Mark Robson, Jean Girault, Tom Tykwer, Dadasaheb Phalke, and Gore Verbinski. After him are Ladislao Vajda, Jeannot Szwarc, Walter Frentz, Todd Phillips, Grigori Aleksandrov, and Allen Daviau.

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Among people born in 1942, Derek Jarman ranks 214Before him are Oliviero Toscani, David Ogden Stiers, Ian Callaghan, Anatoly Berezovoy, André Vingt-Trois, and Jusuf Kalla. After him are Leo Nucci, Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez, Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat, Allen Daviau, Jerry Garcia, and Jorge Ben. Among people deceased in 1994, Derek Jarman ranks 131Before him are Stephen Cole Kleene, Jean Carmet, Billy Wright, Giovanni Spadolini, Jack Unterweger, and Tom Ewell. After him are Jack Sharkey, Bassel al-Assad, Zein Al-Sharaf Talal, Juan Alonso, Jersey Joe Walcott, and Ales Adamovich.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Derek Jarman ranks 2,009 out of 6,924Before him are James Harrington (1611), Robert T. A. Innes (1861), Roderick Murchison (1792), Eric Woolfson (1945), Barbara West (1911), and Mike Rutherford (1950). After him are Richard Burbage (1567), Charles Galton Darwin (1887), George Robert Waterhouse (1810), Ray Davies (1944), Rupert Brooke (1887), and Damon Albarn (1968).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Derek Jarman ranks 43Before him are Jack Clayton (1921), Anthony Asquith (1902), Robert Stevenson (1905), Norman McLaren (1914), John Glen (1932), and Michael Apted (1941). After him are Lewis Gilbert (1920), J. Stuart Blackton (1875), Ken Annakin (1914), Terence Fisher (1904), Stephen Daldry (1960), and John Madden (1949).