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Nick Park

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Nicholas Wulstan Park (born 6 December 1958) is an English filmmaker and animator who created Wallace and Gromit, Creature Comforts, Chicken Run, Shaun the Sheep, and Early Man. Park has been nominated for an Academy Award a total of six times and won four with Creature Comforts (1989), The Wrong Trousers (1993), A Close Shave (1995) and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005).He has also received five BAFTA Awards, including the BAFTA for Best Short Animation for A Matter of Loaf and Death, which was also the most watched television programme in the United Kingdom in 2008. His 2000 film Chicken Run is the highest-grossing stop motion animated film.In 1985, Park joined Aardman Animations based in Bristol, and for his work in animation he was among the British cultural icons selected by artist Peter Blake to appear in a 2012 version of Blake's most famous artwork—the Beatles' Sgt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nick Park has received more than 1,431,418 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Nick Park is the 911th most popular film director (up from 954th in 2019), the 3,246th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,377th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Nick Park ranks 911 out of 1,581Before him are Sergey Obraztsov, Giorgi Shengelaia, August Blom, E. A. Dupont, Karel Kachyňa, and Kihachi Okamoto. After him are Aleksandr Khanzhonkov, Yuri Ozerov, Ivan Ivanov-Vano, Doug Liman, Joseph Sargent, and Helmut Käutner.

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Among people born in 1958, Nick Park ranks 192Before him are Gary Numan, Thongchai McIntyre, Edgardo Bauza, Sheree J. Wilson, Mark Milley, and Tom Lister Jr.. After him are Peter H. Gilmore, Scott Patterson, Veronica Guerin, Duško Marković, Hiroshi Yoshida, and Nikos Anastopoulos.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Nick Park ranks 3,246 out of 7,765Before him are Edwin Atherstone (1788), Kaya Scodelario (1992), Sydney Greenstreet (1879), Alastair Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1914), Dorothea Bate (1878), and Frederick Twort (1877). After him are Matthew Garber (1956), Steve Coogan (1965), Brendan Coyle (1963), Peter Sinfield (1943), Alison Moyet (1961), and Peter Davison (1951).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Nick Park ranks 72Before him are Michael Winner (1935), Andrew Birkin (1945), Jonathan Nolan (1976), Charles Crichton (1910), Peter R. Hunt (1925), and Laura Mulvey (1941). After him are Steve McQueen (1969), Tony Kaye (1952), Mike Figgis (1948), Roy Ward Baker (1916), Martin McDonagh (1970), and Joe Wright (1972).