Peter Brook

1925 - Today

Peter Brook

Peter Stephen Paul Brook, CH, CBE (born 21 March 1925) is an English theatre and film director who has been based in France since the early 1970s. He has won multiple Tony and Emmy Awards, a Laurence Olivier Award, the Praemium Imperiale, and the Prix Italia. He has been called "our greatest living theatre director".With the Royal Shakespeare Company, Brook directed the first English language production of Marat/Sade in 1964. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Brook has received more than 449,851 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 78th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 450k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.48

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Peter Brook ranks 79 out of 1,305Before him are Isao Takahata, Takeshi Kitano, Jean-Jacques Annaud, Dario Argento, Robert Bresson, and Richard Attenborough. After him are Ernst Lubitsch, Stephen Hillenburg, Werner Herzog, David Cronenberg, Sergei Parajanov, and Michael Curtiz.

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Among people born in 1925, Peter Brook ranks 37Before him are Nílton Santos, Robert Edwards, Wong Fei-hung, Bülent Ecevit, Bill Haley, and Jacques Delors. After him are Maya Plisetskaya, Robert Altman, Robert Venturi, Ernst Happel, Andrea Camilleri, and Rod Steiger.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Brook ranks 425 out of 5,347Before him are Norman Haworth (1883), Margot Fonteyn (1919), Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550), Robert II of Scotland (1316), Richard Attenborough (1923), and Alec Guinness (1914). After him are Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1943), Oliver Sacks (1933), J. Bruce Ismay (1862), Erasmus Darwin (1731), William McMaster Murdoch (1873), and Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia (1596).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Peter Brook ranks 5Before him are Alfred Hitchcock (1899), Ridley Scott (1937), Ken Loach (1936), and Richard Attenborough (1923). After him are David Lean (1908), Alan Parker (1944), Tony Scott (1944), Peter Greenaway (1942), Christopher Nolan (1970), Tony Richardson (1928), and Stephen Frears (1941).

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