Edmund Goulding

1891 - 1959

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Edmund Goulding (20 March 1891 – 24 December 1959) was a British screenwriter and director. As an actor early in his career he was one of the 'Ghosts' in the 1922 silent film Three Live Ghosts alongside Norman Kerry and Cyril Chadwick. Also in the early 1920s he wrote several screenplays for star Mae Murray for films directed by her then husband Robert Z. Leonard. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmund Goulding has received more than 132,646 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Edmund Goulding is the 612th most popular film director (up from 682nd in 2019), the 2,293rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,485th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Edmund Goulding ranks 612 out of 1,580Before him are Paul Greengrass, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Fernando Solanas, Amos Gitai, Peter Hyams, and Yakov Protazanov. After him are Stan Winston, Burt Kennedy, Percy Adlon, Robert Enrico, Mika Kaurismäki, and Renato Castellani.

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Among people born in 1891, Edmund Goulding ranks 124Before him are Emiliano Mercado del Toro, Adolf Busch, Fréhel, Ahmad bin Yahya, Princess Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife, and Victoria Kent. After him are Julio Baghy, Erich Marcks, Béla Imrédy, Prince Maurice of Battenberg, Elvira de Hidalgo, and Vladislav Vančura. Among people deceased in 1959, Edmund Goulding ranks 82Before him are Edmund Gwenn, Giovanni Pastrone, Eduard van Beinum, Charles Vidor, Princess Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife, and Bak Jungyang. After him are Kafū Nagai, Luigi Sturzo, Charles Starkweather, Alfonso Reyes, Felix Jacoby, and Ragnar Nurkse.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edmund Goulding ranks 2,293 out of 6,924Before him are David Tomlinson (1917), John McAfee (1945), Lord Leopold Mountbatten (1889), John Terry (1980), David Chipperfield (1953), and Billy Boyd (1968). After him are Guy Edwards (1942), Lesley-Anne Down (1954), Evelyn Beatrice Hall (1868), Peter James (1948), Ernst Wilhelm Bohle (1903), and Richard de Bury (1287).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Edmund Goulding ranks 52Before him are Ken Annakin (1914), Terence Fisher (1904), Stephen Daldry (1960), John Madden (1949), James Whale (1889), and Paul Greengrass (1955). After him are Richard Marquand (1937), Steven Knight (1959), Steve McQueen (1969), Ronald Neame (1911), Sally Potter (1949), and Andrew V. McLaglen (1920).