Ken Loach

1936 - Today

Ken Loach

Kenneth Charles Loach (born 17 June 1936) is an English filmmaker. His socially critical directing style and socialist ideals are evident in his film treatment of social issues such as poverty (Poor Cow, 1967), homelessness (Cathy Come Home, 1966), and labour rights (Riff-Raff, 1991, and The Navigators, 2001). Loach's film Kes (1969) was voted the seventh greatest British film of the 20th century in a poll by the British Film Institute. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ken Loach has received more than 1,868,950 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 43rd most popular film director.

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  • 68.00

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  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.90

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Ken Loach ranks 43 out of 1,305Before him are Krzysztof Kieślowski, Billy Wilder, Paul Verhoeven, Wim Wenders, James Cameron, and Lars von Trier. After him are Tim Burton, Michael Haneke, Tinto Brass, Elia Kazan, Emir Kusturica, and Jacques Tati.

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Among people born in 1936, Ken Loach ranks 14Before him are Mario Vargas Llosa, Andrei Chikatilo, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Amancio Ortega, Mikhail Tal, and Robert Woodrow Wilson. After him are Dennis Hopper, Richard Bach, F. W. de Klerk, Glen Campbell, David Carradine, and Barack Obama Sr..

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ken Loach ranks 261 out of 5,347Before him are C. F. Powell (1903), Edward Gibbon (1737), Mary Boleyn (1499), Roger Waters (1943), John Venn (1834), and David Gilmour (1946). After him are Richard Trevithick (1771), Emmeline Pankhurst (1858), Christopher Marlowe (1564), Rod Stewart (1945), Bartholomew Roberts (1682), and Calico Jack (1682).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Ken Loach ranks 3Before him are Alfred Hitchcock (1899) and Ridley Scott (1937). After him are Richard Attenborough (1923), Peter Brook (1925), David Lean (1908), Alan Parker (1944), Tony Scott (1944), Peter Greenaway (1942), Christopher Nolan (1970), Tony Richardson (1928), and Stephen Frears (1941).

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