Nicolas Roeg

1928 - 2018

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Nicolas Jack Roeg (; 15 August 1928 – 23 November 2018) was an English film director and cinematographer, best known for directing Performance (1970), Walkabout (1971), Don't Look Now (1973), The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976), Bad Timing (1980), and The Witches (1990). Making his directorial debut 23 years after his entry into the film business, Roeg quickly became known for an idiosyncratic visual and narrative style, characterized by the use of disjointed and disorienting editing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicolas Roeg has received more than 1,022,003 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Nicolas Roeg is the 454th most popular film director (down from 389th in 2019), the 1,770th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,576th in 2019) and the 35th most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Nicolas Roeg ranks 454 out of 1,580Before him are Robert Mulligan, André Téchiné, Edward Yang, Anton Corbijn, Héctor Babenco, and Édouard Molinaro. After him are Arthur Hiller, Jane Campion, Albert Lamorisse, Martin Ritt, Michael Powell, and Moshé Mizrahi.

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Among people born in 1928, Nicolas Roeg ranks 187Before him are Bill Mollison, Veljko Bulajić, Ralph Waite, Peter Hans Kolvenbach, Robert Indiana, and Édouard Molinaro. After him are Édouard Glissant, Ernest Simoni, Horace Silver, Nodar Dumbadze, Line Renaud, and Fredrik Barth. Among people deceased in 2018, Nicolas Roeg ranks 130Before him are Raymond Chow, Sergio Marchionne, Darío Castrillón Hoyos, Katherine MacGregor, Đỗ Mười, and Robert Indiana. After him are Odvar Nordli, Moshé Mizrahi, David C. H. Austin, Nicole Fontaine, Kirin Kiki, and Rachid Taha.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Nicolas Roeg ranks 1,770 out of 6,924Before him are Malo (487), Cathy Berberian (1925), Sidney Paget (1860), Walter Bagehot (1826), Malcolm Arnold (1921), and Eric Campbell (1880). After him are Lynn Redgrave (1943), John Barbirolli (1899), Mark Sykes (1879), John Wetton (1949), Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham (1730), and Alan Stacey (1933).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Nicolas Roeg ranks 35Before him are Roland Joffé (1945), Mike Leigh (1943), John Badham (1939), Hugh Hudson (1936), Paul W. S. Anderson (1965), and David Yates (1963). After him are Michael Powell (1905), Jack Clayton (1921), Anthony Asquith (1902), Robert Stevenson (1905), Norman McLaren (1914), and John Glen (1932).