Mike Hodges

1932 - Today

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Michael Tommy Hodges (born 29 July 1932) is an English screenwriter, film director, playwright and novelist. His films as writer/director include Get Carter (1971), Pulp (1972), The Terminal Man (1974) and Black Rainbow (1989); as director, his films include Flash Gordon (1980), Croupier (1998) and I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003). His theatre plays include Soft Shoe Shuffle (1985) and Shooting Stars and Other Heavenly Pursuits (2000), which was adapted for BBC radio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Hodges has received more than 169,836 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Mike Hodges is the 1,127th most popular film director (down from 971st in 2019), the 4,019th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,521st in 2019) and the 89th most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Mike Hodges ranks 1,127 out of 1,580Before him are Clifford Odets, Eric Kripke, Steve Miner, Luise Fleck, Judd Apatow, and Michael Chapman. After him are Haskell Wexler, Mick Garris, Michael Caton-Jones, Feng Xiaogang, David Koepp, and Julie Taymor.

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Among people born in 1932, Mike Hodges ranks 355Before him are Fazu Aliyeva, Jerry Unser Jr., William Christopher, Rodolfo Quezada Toruño, Mark Murphy, and Douglas McIlroy. After him are Robert L. Forward, Robert Coover, Kurt Oppelt, Vasily Belov, Max Streibl, and Antonio Maspes.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Mike Hodges ranks 4,019 out of 6,924Before him are Pat Barker (1943), Sybil Thorndike (1882), Paul Ince (1967), John of Worcester (1100), Maisie Williams (1997), and Jack Butler Yeats (1871). After him are Anna Friel (1976), Mike Ratledge (1943), Robin Dunbar (1947), Murray Rose (1939), William Fox (1812), and Malcolm Sargent (1895).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Mike Hodges ranks 89Before him are Simon West (1961), Duncan Jones (1971), Anthony Harvey (1930), Joe Wright (1972), Charles Jarrott (1927), and Geoffrey Unsworth (1914). After him are Michael Caton-Jones (1957), Clive Donner (1926), David Mackenzie (1966), James Marsh (1963), Mark Herman (1954), and Jonathan Lynn (1943).