J. Lee Thompson

1914 - 2002

J. Lee Thompson

John Lee Thompson (1 August 1914 – 30 August 2002) was a British film director, active in London and Hollywood, best known for such movies as Ice Cold in Alex, Cape Fear and The Guns of Navarone. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of J. Lee Thompson has received more than 242,812 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 338th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 240k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.31

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, J. Lee Thompson ranks 340 out of 1,305Before him are Darren Aronofsky, Márta Mészáros, Lotte Reiniger, Veit Harlan, Gaspar Noé, and Juan Antonio Bardem. After him are Bo Widerberg, Paweł Pawlikowski, Jafar Panahi, Donald P. Bellisario, Jerzy Kawalerowicz, and Tobe Hooper.

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Among people born in 1914, J. Lee Thompson ranks 92Before him are Richard Basehart, Bill Finger, Patrick O'Brian, Richard Laurence Millington Synge, Bernd Freytag von Loringhoven, and Eugene Nida. After him are Larbi Benbarek, Ferenc Fricsay, Vladimir Chelomey, Álvaro del Portillo, Akira Matsunaga, and Edmund Conen. Among people deceased in 2002, J. Lee Thompson ranks 83Before him are Fernando Belaúnde Terry, Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Joe Strummer, John Entwistle, Lionel Hampton, and Juan Antonio Bardem. After him are Ole-Johan Dahl, Marina Berti, Uziel Gal, Dida, Victor Weisskopf, and Dee Dee Ramone.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, J. Lee Thompson ranks 1,416 out of 5,347Before him are Joe Davis (1901), Kenneth Grahame (1859), Alan Stacey (1933), Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester (1944), Stuart Lewis-Evans (1930), and John Rolfe (1585). After him are Thomas Cole (1801), David Garrick (1717), Ronnie Biggs (1929), Patrick Head (1946), David Bradley (1942), and Robert Darwin (1766).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, J. Lee Thompson ranks 23Before him are Guy Ritchie (1968), John Boorman (1933), Carol Reed (1906), Ken Russell (1927), Mike Newell (1942), and Adrian Lyne (1941). After him are Peter Yates (1929), Mike Leigh (1943), Michael Anderson (1920), John Guillermin (1925), Nicolas Roeg (1928), and Anthony Minghella (1954).

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