Hugh Hudson

1936 - Today

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Hugh Hudson (born 25 August 1936) is an English film director. He was among a generation of British directors who would begin their career making documentaries and television commercials before going on to have success in films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh Hudson has received more than 343,325 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Hugh Hudson is the 426th most popular film director (up from 608th in 2019), the 1,700th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,240th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular British Film Director.

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  • 64.81

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  • 22

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  • 5.09

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  • 2.51

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Among film directors, Hugh Hudson ranks 426 out of 1,580Before him are Sam Wood, Paul Schrader, Ernst Marischka, Umberto Lenzi, Renny Harlin, and Vicente Aranda. After him are Robert Rossen, Giorgi Shengelaia, Paul W. S. Anderson, Hiroshi Inagaki, Christian-Jaque, and Richard Boleslawski.

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Among people born in 1936, Hugh Hudson ranks 154Before him are Siw Malmkvist, Amr Moussa, André Kolingba, William Levada, Lee "Scratch" Perry, and Arend Lijphart. After him are Masashi Watanabe, Philip Kaufman, Walter Lewin, Edén Pastora, Robert Langlands, and Vyacheslav Kebich.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hugh Hudson ranks 1,700 out of 6,924Before him are George Green (1793), Dunstan (909), Stuart Lewis-Evans (1930), Karen Armstrong (1944), Phil Lynott (1949), and Matthew Flinders (1774). After him are James Fox (1939), William Beckford (1760), George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (1608), Tom Hiddleston (1981), Paul W. S. Anderson (1965), and Herbert James Draper (1863).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Hugh Hudson ranks 32Before him are John Guillermin (1925), J. Lee Thompson (1914), Peter Yates (1929), Roland Joffé (1945), Mike Leigh (1943), and John Badham (1939). After him are Paul W. S. Anderson (1965), David Yates (1963), Nicolas Roeg (1928), Michael Powell (1905), Jack Clayton (1921), and Anthony Asquith (1902).