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Gerry Anderson

1929 - 2012

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Gerald Alexander Anderson (né Abrahams; 14 April 1929 – 26 December 2012) was an English television and film producer, director, writer and occasional voice artist. He remains famous for his futuristic television programmes, especially his 1960s productions filmed with "Supermarionation" (marionette puppets containing electric moving parts). Anderson's first television production was the 1957 Roberta Leigh children's series The Adventures of Twizzle (1957–58). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerry Anderson has received more than 1,028,967 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Gerry Anderson is the 800th most popular film director (down from 794th in 2019), the 2,884th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,789th in 2019) and the 65th most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Gerry Anderson ranks 800 out of 1,581Before him are Esfir Shub, Chloé Zhao, Alexei Uchitel, Joshua Logan, Ted Post, and Gérard Krawczyk. After him are Edgar Reitz, Lucian Pintilie, George Pal, Rob Cohen, Russell Mulcahy, and Alexander Rou.

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Among people born in 1929, Gerry Anderson ranks 286Before him are Maarten Schmidt, Nicolas Bouvier, Mithat Bayrak, Nirmal Verma, Kiki Håkansson, and Dorothee Sölle. After him are Tomislav Crnković, Adalet Ağaoğlu, Petr Eben, Charles Antenen, Richard Lewontin, and Ray Barretto. Among people deceased in 2012, Gerry Anderson ranks 211Before him are Ervin Zádor, Włodzimierz Smolarek, Ignatius IV of Antioch, Mahmoud El-Gohary, Luis Alberto Spinetta, and Mike Wallace. After him are Xenia Stad-de Jong, Rashidi Yekini, Davy Jones, Shukri Ghanem, Edvard Mirzoyan, and Peter Carsten.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Gerry Anderson ranks 2,884 out of 7,765Before him are George S. Robertson (1872), Hector Boece (1465), Archibald Scott Couper (1831), Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh (1864), Harry Kane (1993), and Henry Wood (1869). After him are John Anderson (1833), Joseph Raphson (1648), Phil Manzanera (1951), Howard Webb (1971), Quentin Blake (1932), and Harriet Walter (1950).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Gerry Anderson ranks 65Before him are Andrew V. McLaglen (1920), Richard Marquand (1937), Edmund Goulding (1891), Edgar Wright (1974), Jack Cardiff (1914), and Mick Jackson (1943). After him are Michael Winner (1935), Andrew Birkin (1945), Jonathan Nolan (1976), Charles Crichton (1910), Peter R. Hunt (1925), and Laura Mulvey (1941).