Edmund Goulding

1891 - 1959

Edmund Goulding

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 78,439 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 678th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Edmund Goulding ranks 680 out of 1,305Before him are Paul Haggis, Jan Němec, Mick Jackson, Alexander Mackendrick, Paul Thomas Anderson, and Norman McLaren. After him are Jerry Schatzberg, John Cromwell, Henri Colpi, Bob Rafelson, Andrey Zvyagintsev, and Pierre Schoendoerffer.

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Among people born in 1891, Edmund Goulding ranks 132Before him are Vladislav Vančura, Federico Moreno Torroba, Miguel Pro, Zora Neale Hurston, Edward Bernard Raczyński, and Dmitry Furmanov. After him are Sam Jaffe, George Marshall, Fanny Brice, Virgilio Fossati, Charles Bickford, and Prince Maurice of Battenberg. Among people deceased in 1959, Edmund Goulding ranks 102Before him are Lou Costello, Benjamin Christensen, Alfonso López Pumarejo, Pierre Frieden, Esfir Shub, and Heleno de Freitas. After him are Roald Larsen, William D. Leahy, Ernst Fast, Maxwell Anderson, Eero Lehtonen, and George Albert Smith.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Edmund Goulding ranks 2,487 out of 5,347Before him are Leonard Hobhouse (1864), Julian Sands (1958), Richard Bremmer (1953), Norman McLaren (1914), Æthelthryth (636), and Shane MacGowan (1957). After him are Frances Burney (1752), Richard Swinburne (1934), Thomas Francis Wade (1818), Lawrence Oates (1880), Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany (1739), and David Chipperfield (1953).