Jack Clayton

1921 - 1995

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Jack Clayton (1 March 1921 – 26 February 1995) was a British film director and producer who specialised in bringing literary works to the screen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Clayton has received more than 206,004 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Jack Clayton is the 474th most popular film director (up from 587th in 2019), the 1,825th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,185th in 2019) and the 37th most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Jack Clayton ranks 474 out of 1,580Before him are Alain Corneau, Wolfgang Reitherman, Alain Tanner, Jean Eustache, Nick Castle, and Takashi Miike. After him are Hal Ashby, Nadine Trintignant, Glauber Rocha, Richard Lester, Elio Petri, and Tony Gatlif.

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Among people born in 1921, Jack Clayton ranks 152Before him are Francisco Morales Bermúdez, Luis García Berlanga, Lidia Gueiler Tejada, Lionel Terray, Kocheril R. Narayanan, and Alain Mimoun. After him are Daniel Gélin, Violette Szabo, Louis Lachenal, Maurice Yaméogo, Silvio Gazzaniga, and Gaston Reiff. Among people deceased in 1995, Jack Clayton ranks 101Before him are Annie M. G. Schmidt, Juan Carlos Onganía, Dirceu, Leila Mourad, Adolfo Pedernera, and Ida Lupino. After him are Václav Neumann, Michael V. Gazzo, John Brunner, Václav Ježek, Rudolf Peierls, and Anatoly Tarasov.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jack Clayton ranks 1,825 out of 6,924Before him are Ida Lupino (1918), Jojo Moyes (1969), Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury (1583), Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth (1757), Vanessa Bell (1879), and Alexander William Williamson (1824). After him are William Murdoch (1754), Prasutagus (50), Ralph Erskine (1914), Margaret of England (1240), Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery (1847), and Charles Gray (1928).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Jack Clayton ranks 37Before him are John Badham (1939), Hugh Hudson (1936), Paul W. S. Anderson (1965), David Yates (1963), Nicolas Roeg (1928), and Michael Powell (1905). After him are Anthony Asquith (1902), Robert Stevenson (1905), Norman McLaren (1914), John Glen (1932), Michael Apted (1941), and Derek Jarman (1942).