Ken Annakin

1914 - 2009

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Kenneth Cooper Annakin, OBE (10 August 1914 – 22 April 2009) was an English film director. His career spanned half a century, beginning in the early 1940s and ending in 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ken Annakin has received more than 165,754 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Ken Annakin is the 548th most popular film director (down from 520th in 2019), the 2,071st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,987th in 2019) and the 46th most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Ken Annakin ranks 548 out of 1,580Before him are Rob Cohen, John Lasseter, Jean-Daniel Cadinot, J. Stuart Blackton, John Milius, and Thomas Vinterberg. After him are Asghar Farhadi, Just Jaeckin, Sergio Sollima, Jim Abrahams, Ján Kadár, and Ralph Bakshi.

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Among people born in 1914, Ken Annakin ranks 148Before him are Norman McLaren, Poul Hartling, Arno Schmidt, Alfred Andersch, Maxim of Bulgaria, and Gino Colaussi. After him are Sei Fuwa, Domènec Balmanya, Arvīds Jansons, Jersey Joe Walcott, Anatole Abragam, and Kenny Clarke. Among people deceased in 2009, Ken Annakin ranks 127Before him are Allen Klein, John Hughes, Eric Woolfson, Ramaswamy Venkataraman, Oleg Yankovsky, and Zbigniew Religa. After him are Jim Carroll, Marilyn Chambers, Guillermo Endara, Alda Merini, Chuck Daly, and Abdellatif Filali.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ken Annakin ranks 2,071 out of 6,924Before him are Ford Madox Ford (1873), Robert Broom (1866), Damien Hirst (1965), Melita Norwood (1912), Frederick Abberline (1843), and Norman Hunter (1943). After him are Edmund Kean (1787), Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox (1516), Alfred Fowler (1868), Luke Evans (1979), Stephen Rea (1946), and William Robertson Smith (1846).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Ken Annakin ranks 46Before him are Norman McLaren (1914), John Glen (1932), Michael Apted (1941), Derek Jarman (1942), Lewis Gilbert (1920), and J. Stuart Blackton (1875). After him are Terence Fisher (1904), Stephen Daldry (1960), John Madden (1949), James Whale (1889), Paul Greengrass (1955), and Edmund Goulding (1891).