Edgar Wright

1974 - Today

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Edgar Howard Wright is an English film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is known for his fast-paced and kinetic, satirical genre films, which feature extensive utilisation of expressive popular music, Steadicam tracking shots, dolly zooms and a signature editing style that includes transitions, whip pans and wipes. He began making independent short films before making his first feature film A Fistful of Fingers in 1995. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edgar Wright has received more than 6,924,133 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Edgar Wright is the 926th most popular film director (down from 893rd in 2019), the 3,261st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,184th in 2019) and the 74th most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Edgar Wright ranks 926 out of 1,580Before him are Herbert Selpin, Fedor Ozep, Fernando Trueba, Bruno Dumont, Gordon Parks, and Busby Berkeley. After him are Mario Camus, Mrinal Sen, Fyodor Khitruk, Antoine Fuqua, Kei Kumai, and Tim Miller.

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Among people born in 1974, Edgar Wright ranks 99Before him are Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Sylvinho, Thure Lindhardt, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Alexander Wurz, and Taribo West. After him are Tobias Menzies, Kenan Doğulu, Zhou Xun, Michael Rasmussen, Mr Lordi, and Kily González.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edgar Wright ranks 3,261 out of 6,924Before him are William McGonagall (1825), Michael Carrick (1981), Margery Allingham (1904), Peter Mark Roget (1779), Anthony Head (1954), and David Richards (1952). After him are Emily Ratajkowski (1991), Lennie James (1965), Richard Thomas Lowe (1802), Bruno Heller (1960), Hilda of Whitby (614), and Albert Lee (1943).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Edgar Wright ranks 74Before him are Mike Figgis (1948), Jonathan Nolan (1976), Roy Ward Baker (1916), Laura Mulvey (1941), John Grierson (1898), and Freddie Francis (1917). After him are Tony Kaye (1952), Nick Park (1958), Benjamin Glazer (1887), Tom Hooper (1972), Barry Ackroyd (1954), and Chris Menges (1940).