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 465,046 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Guy Hamilton is the 270th most popular film director (up from 311th in 2019), the 1,676th most popular biography from France (up from 1,883rd in 2019) and the 35th most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Guy Hamilton ranks 270 out of 1,580. Before him are Marco Bellocchio, Henri Verneuil, Carol Reed, Jim Henson, Robert Benton, and James L. Brooks. After him are William A. Wellman, Stanley Donen, Germaine Dulac, Michael Bay, Darren Aronofsky, and Tengiz Abuladze.

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Among people born in 1922, Guy Hamilton ranks 99Before him are Elmer Bernstein, Marek Edelman, Hussein-Ali Montazeri, Kim Hunter, Leo Tindemans, and Patrick Macnee. After him are Carlos Andrés Pérez, Clair Cameron Patterson, Taro Kagawa, John Edward Williams, Yvonne De Carlo, and Eleanor Parker. Among people deceased in 2016, Guy Hamilton ranks 92Before him are Bata Živojinović, Thomas Luckmann, Ashraf Pahlavi, Lloyd Shapley, Queen Anne of Romania, and Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani. After him are Corry Brokken, Anisa Makhlouf, Chris Amon, Thorbjörn Fälldin, Michu Meszaros, and Mohamed Abdelaziz.

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In France

Among people born in France, Guy Hamilton ranks 1,676 out of 5,234. Before him are Jules Breton (1827), Henry Darcy (1803), Joël Robuchon (1945), Charles Huntziger (1880), Édouard Stephan (1837), and William III, Duke of Aquitaine (910). After him are Étienne Maurice Falconet (1716), Bernard Courtois (1777), Louis Henri, Prince of Condé (1756), Anne Gonzaga (1616), John of Matha (1150), and Otto Meissner (1880).


Among film directors born in France, Guy Hamilton ranks 35Before him are Chris Marker (1921), Julien Duvivier (1896), Jacques Becker (1906), Bertrand Tavernier (1941), Patrice Chéreau (1944), and William Kennedy Dickson (1860). After him are Germaine Dulac (1882), Jean Rouch (1917), Jacques Copeau (1879), Philippe de Broca (1933), Yann Arthus-Bertrand (1946), and Claude Sautet (1924).