Neil Jordan

1950 - Today

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Neil Patrick Jordan (born 25 February 1950) is an Irish film director, screenwriter, novelist and short-story writer. He won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards, a Golden Lion and a Silver Bear. He was honoured with receiving the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1996. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Neil Jordan has received more than 1,377,643 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Neil Jordan is the 374th most popular film director (up from 401st in 2019), the 78th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 81st in 2019) and the most popular Irish Film Director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Neil Jordans by language

Over the past year Neil Jordan has had the most page views in the with 170,703 views, followed by Italian (26,920), and French (18,670). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malagasy (99.62%), Haitian (61.88%), and Finnish (43.12%)


Among film directors, Neil Jordan ranks 374 out of 2,041Before him are Veljko Bulajić, Alexander Sokurov, Héctor Babenco, Leos Carax, Alexandre Astruc, and Alain Tanner. After him are Veit Harlan, Giuseppe De Santis, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, J. Lee Thompson, Saul Bass, and Alexander Korda.

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Among people born in 1950, Neil Jordan ranks 116Before him are Ken Kutaragi, Steve McCurry, Nancy Allen, Frank Stallone, Loredana Bertè, and Ernesto Samper. After him are Roberto Bettega, Péter Esterházy, Vagit Alekperov, Camarón de la Isla, Willy DeVille, and Juan Gabriel.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Neil Jordan ranks 78 out of 549Before him are Peter Lacy (1678), Brenda Fricker (1945), James Barry (1795), Saint Fiacre (607), Vergilius of Salzburg (700), and Brigid of Kildare (451). After him are James Hoban (1762), Fionnula Flanagan (1941), Conor McGregor (1988), George Johnstone Stoney (1826), Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), and Eliza Lynch (1833).


Among film directors born in Ireland, Neil Jordan ranks 1After him are Jim Sheridan (1949), Herbert Brenon (1880), Steve Barron (1956), Rex Ingram (1892), William Desmond Taylor (1872), Lenny Abrahamson (1966), and John Moore (1970).