Michael Radford

1946 - Today

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Michael James Radford (born 24 February 1946) is an Indian-born English film director and screenwriter. He began his career as a documentary director and television comedy writer before transitioning into features in the early 1980s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Radford has received more than 252,806 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Michael Radford is the 409th most popular film director (up from 461st in 2019), the 242nd most popular biography from India (up from 245th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Film Director.

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Among film directors, Michael Radford ranks 409 out of 1,581Before him are Marc Allégret, Michael Anderson, Jan Troell, David Yates, Gustaf Gründgens, and Jerzy Stuhr. After him are Alain Tanner, Bertrand Blier, Claire Denis, Albert Lamorisse, Delmer Daves, and Douglas Trumbull.

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Among people born in 1946, Michael Radford ranks 176Before him are Joe Dante, Ahmed Faras, Jean-Pierre Jarier, Tom Savini, Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester, and Petre Roman. After him are Héctor Yazalde, Toktar Aubakirov, Ralf Hütter, Penelope Wilton, Abdul Ali Mazari, and Bernd Hölzenbein.

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In India

Among people born in India, Michael Radford ranks 242 out of 1,493Before him are Rani Durgavati (1524), Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana (1556), Feroze Gandhi (1912), Parshvanatha (-872), Nisargadatta Maharaj (1897), and Zakir Naik (1965). After him are D. R. Bendre (1896), Abdul-Qādir Bedil (1642), Baji Rao I (1700), Nizamuddin Auliya (1238), Madan Mohan Malaviya (1861), and Viswanathan Anand (1969).


Among film directors born in India, Michael Radford ranks 3Before him are Satyajit Ray (1921) and M. Night Shyamalan (1970). After him are Dadasaheb Phalke (1870), Lindsay Anderson (1923), Dara Singh (1928), Ismail Merchant (1936), Ardeshir Irani (1886), Guru Dutt (1925), Adoor Gopalakrishnan (1941), Tarsem Singh (1961), and Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (1914).