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Jack Clayton

1921 - 1995

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Jack Isaac 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 270,362 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Jack Clayton is the 658th most popular film director (down from 474th in 2019), the 2,455th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,823rd in 2019) and the 56th most popular British Film Director.

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  • 270k

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  • 50.69

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among film directors, Jack Clayton ranks 658 out of 1,581Before him are Dan O'Bannon, Riccardo Freda, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Franco Rossi, Renato Castellani, and Raoul Coutard. After him are Ryan Murphy, Mario Camerini, Ivan Passer, Mario Salieri, Luigi Zampa, and Burt Kennedy.

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Among people born in 1921, Jack Clayton ranks 207Before him are Ziya Bunyadov, Elizabeth Wilson, Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow, Sixto Durán Ballén, Kazimierz Górski, and Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński. After him are Carlo Furno, Ida Fink, Barbro Hiort af Ornäs, Ezzard Charles, Sergio Sollima, and Jetty Paerl. Among people deceased in 1995, Jack Clayton ranks 145Before him are Alberto Burri, Heinrich Sutermeister, Fred West, Masashi Watanabe, Karel Píč, and Lev Polugaevsky. After him are Georges Candilis, Mordechai Gur, Oles Honchar, Ioannis Alevras, Kukrit Pramoj, and Jesús Garay.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jack Clayton ranks 2,455 out of 7,765Before him are Margaret Bondfield (1873), Catherine Carey (1523), Thomas Wyatt the Younger (1521), Frank Watson Dyson (1868), Simon Phillips (1957), and David Tomlinson (1917). After him are Ray Stevenson (1964), Tommy Flanagan (1965), Henry Dudeney (1857), Henry of Scotland (1115), Walter Clopton Wingfield (1833), and Eduardo Paolozzi (1924).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Jack Clayton ranks 56Before him are Terence Fisher (1904), J. Stuart Blackton (1875), John Madden (1949), James Whale (1889), John Alcott (1930), and Ronald Neame (1911). After him are Stephen Daldry (1960), Sally Potter (1949), Andrew V. McLaglen (1920), Richard Marquand (1937), Edmund Goulding (1891), and Edgar Wright (1974).