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Guy Hamilton

1922 - 2016

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Mervyn Ian Guy Hamilton, DSC (16 September 1922 – 20 April 2016) was an English film director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guy Hamilton has received more than 631,557 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Guy Hamilton is the 340th most popular film director (down from 271st in 2019), the 1,919th most popular biography from France (down from 1,673rd in 2019) and the 43rd most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Guy Hamilton ranks 340 out of 1,581Before him are Raúl Ruiz, Park Chan-wook, Edward Zwick, Makoto Shinkai, Samuel Fuller, and Maya Deren. After him are Robert Frank, Walerian Borowczyk, Mamoru Oshii, Bong Joon-ho, Russ Meyer, and William A. Wellman.

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Among people born in 1922, Guy Hamilton ranks 110Before him are Sven Nykvist, Cyd Charisse, Ferenc Deák, Ken Noritake, Kim Hunter, and Rajko Mitić. After him are Ivry Gitlis, Russ Meyer, Jenny-Wanda Barkmann, Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia, Miloš Jakeš, and Bea Arthur. Among people deceased in 2016, Guy Hamilton ranks 104Before him are Chris Amon, Mohamed Abdelaziz, Bata Živojinović, Erich Rudorffer, André Courrèges, and Andrew Grove. After him are Yves Bonnefoy, Andrei Karlov, Michu Meszaros, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Neville Marriner, and Peter Shaffer.

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In France

Among people born in France, Guy Hamilton ranks 1,919 out of 6,011Before him are Charles, Duke of Guise (1571), Patrick Dewaere (1947), Jeanne Lanvin (1867), Jacques Dutronc (1943), Edmond François Valentin About (1828), and Jean-Lambert Tallien (1767). After him are Dominique Venner (1935), Charles d'Albert, duc de Luynes (1578), Yves Bonnefoy (1923), Rodulfus Glaber (985), Henri de Régnier (1864), and Franck Pourcel (1913).


Among film directors born in France, Guy Hamilton ranks 43Before him are Germaine Dulac (1882), Leos Carax (1960), Philippe de Broca (1933), Claude Sautet (1924), Francis Veber (1937), and François Ozon (1967). After him are Yann Arthus-Bertrand (1946), Louis Delluc (1890), Jacques Tourneur (1904), Jacques Copeau (1879), Philippe Garrel (1948), and Jacques Audiard (1952).