Lewis Gilbert

1920 - 2018

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Lewis Gilbert (6 March 1920 – 23 February 2018) was an English film director, producer and screenwriter who directed more than 40 films during six decades; among them such varied titles as Reach for the Sky (1956), Sink the Bismarck! (1960), Alfie (1966), Educating Rita (1983) and Shirley Valentine (1989), as well as three James Bond films: You Only Live Twice (1967), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lewis Gilbert has received more than 353,485 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Lewis Gilbert is the 538th most popular film director (down from 487th in 2019), the 2,035th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,891st in 2019) and the 44th most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Lewis Gilbert ranks 538 out of 1,580Before him are Ladislao Vajda, Jeannot Szwarc, Walter Frentz, Todd Phillips, Grigori Aleksandrov, and Allen Daviau. After him are Grigori Kozintsev, Géza von Radványi, Paul Mazursky, Rob Cohen, John Lasseter, and Jean-Daniel Cadinot.

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Among people born in 1920, Lewis Gilbert ranks 160Before him are Pran, Milton George Henschel, Yegor Ligachyov, Jean Carmet, Richard E. Bellman, and John Maynard Smith. After him are Marlen Haushofer, Christopher Robin Milne, Georges Marchais, Thomas Gold, Schubert Gambetta, and Ben Ferencz. Among people deceased in 2018, Lewis Gilbert ranks 161Before him are Neil Simon, Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, June Whitfield, Walter Mischel, Roger Piantoni, and Jalaluddin Haqqani. After him are Philip Kerr, Irena Szewińska, Vladimir Voinovich, Vladimir Lyakhov, Ara Güler, and Károly Palotai.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lewis Gilbert ranks 2,035 out of 6,924Before him are George Romney (1734), Joseph Butler (1692), Hertha Ayrton (1854), David Moyes (1963), Charles Dawson (1864), and William Smith (1790). After him are Ebenezer Cobb Morley (1831), Philip Kerr (1956), Eadgifu of Wessex (null), Leo Genn (1905), Tommy Taylor (1932), and Charles Wesley (1707).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Lewis Gilbert ranks 44Before him are Anthony Asquith (1902), Robert Stevenson (1905), Norman McLaren (1914), John Glen (1932), Michael Apted (1941), and Derek Jarman (1942). After him are J. Stuart Blackton (1875), Ken Annakin (1914), Terence Fisher (1904), Stephen Daldry (1960), John Madden (1949), and James Whale (1889).