Gerry Anderson

1929 - 2012

Gerry Anderson

Gerry Anderson (born Gerald Alexander 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerry Anderson has received more than 625,634 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 805th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 630k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.19

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Page views of Gerry Andersons by language


Among film directors, Gerry Anderson ranks 807 out of 1,305Before him are Kazimierz Kutz, Mimi Leder, Cristian Mungiu, Rex Ingram, Bennett Miller, and Alex Proyas. After him are Frank Beyer, Walter Lang, Shinichirō Watanabe, Kei Kumai, Luca Guadagnino, and Danis Tanović.

Most Popular Film Directors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1929, Gerry Anderson ranks 275Before him are Zbigniew Messner, Arthur Barnard, Burhan Sargun, Ken McGregor, Jeremy Thorpe, and Kazimierz Kutz. After him are Keijo Liinamaa, Marilyn French, Vyacheslav Ivanov, Beverly Sills, Amar Bose, and Acker Bilk. Among people deceased in 2012, Gerry Anderson ranks 243Before him are Fyodor Khitruk, Nelson Prudêncio, Jorge Illueca, John Keegan, Victor Mees, and Roberto Mieres. After him are Brigitte Engerer, Davy Jones, Patrick Moore, Luis Alberto Spinetta, Geoffrey Hughes, and Murray Rose.

Others Born in 1929

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2012

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Gerry Anderson ranks 2,932 out of 5,347Before him are Roger Dean (1944), C. Aubrey Smith (1863), David Hampshire (1917), Thomas Nuttall (1786), Eddie Marsan (1968), and Pauline Collins (1940). After him are Martin Donnelly (1964), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (1990), Andrew Loog Oldham (1944), Colin Salmon (1962), Harold Mahony (1867), and James Sowerby (1757).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Gerry Anderson ranks 65Before him are Michael Apted (1941), Charles Crichton (1910), Roy Ward Baker (1916), Michael Winner (1935), Steven Knight (1959), and Freddie Francis (1917). After him are Tony Kaye (1952), Mike Figgis (1948), Jonathan Nolan (1976), Edgar Wright (1974), Laura Mulvey (1941), and Nick Park (1958).

Film Directors Born in United Kingdom

Go to all Rankings