Michael Apted

1941 - 2021

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Michael David Apted, (10 February 1941 – 7 January 2021) was a British television and film director and producer. Apted began working in television and directed the Up documentary series (1964–2019). He later directed Coal Miner's Daughter (1980), which was nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Apted has received more than 988,134 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Michael Apted is the 375th most popular film director (up from 525th in 2019), the 1,483rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,986th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Film Director.

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Among film directors, Michael Apted ranks 375 out of 1,581Before him are Adolph Zukor, Irvin Kershner, Alexander Korda, Luigi Comencini, Gene Deitch, and Bo Widerberg. After him are Georgiy Daneliya, Veit Harlan, Adrian Lyne, Sofia Coppola, Robert Benton, and Emilio Fernández.

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Among people born in 1941, Michael Apted ranks 145Before him are Maurice White, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya, Akiko Wakabayashi, Harry Nilsson, Otto Sander, and Tom Fogerty. After him are Adrian Lyne, Nora Ephron, Infante Alfonso of Spain, Alexander Gauland, Percy Sledge, and Peter Coyote. Among people deceased in 2021, Michael Apted ranks 172Before him are Wilfried Van Moer, Tarcisio Burgnich, Laila Halme, Đorđe Balašević, Poul Schlüter, and Hugo Maradona. After him are Bronius Kutavičius, Pilar Bardem, Vladimir Menshov, Charles Grodin, Robert Downey Sr., and Hank Aaron.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Apted ranks 1,483 out of 7,765Before him are Andrew Lincoln (1973), Thomas Hill Green (1836), John Lindley (1799), Martin Freeman (1971), Robert Wyatt (1945), and Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester (1944). After him are Reginald Lee (1870), Adrian Lyne (1941), Jared Harris (1961), Emma Darwin (1808), Charles Macintosh (1766), and Robert Filmer (1588).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Michael Apted ranks 26Before him are Sam Mendes (1965), John Boorman (1933), Ken Russell (1927), John Guillermin (1925), Derek Jarman (1942), and Anthony Minghella (1954). After him are Adrian Lyne (1941), Michael Anderson (1920), David Yates (1963), Mike Leigh (1943), J. Lee Thompson (1914), and Paul W. S. Anderson (1965).