Peter Greenaway

1942 - Today

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Peter Greenaway, (born 5 April 1942 in Newport, Wales) is a British film director, screenwriter, and artist. His films are noted for the distinct influence of Renaissance and Baroque painting, and Flemish painting in particular. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Greenaway has received more than 624,860 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Peter Greenaway is the 137th most popular film director (down from 114th in 2019), the 680th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 590th in 2019) and the 10th most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Peter Greenaway ranks 137 out of 1,580. Before him are John Woo, René Clément, D. W. Griffith, Ettore Scola, Michael Moore, and Josef von Sternberg. After him are Jacques Rivette, Jean Vigo, Jan Švankmajer, Max Reinhardt, James Ivory, and Henri-Georges Clouzot.

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Among people born in 1942, Peter Greenaway ranks 63Before him are Alassane Ouattara, Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark, Martin Seligman, Carlos Reutemann, Giacomo Agostini, and Emmerson Mnangagwa. After him are Felipe González, Wolfgang Schäuble, Scott Wilson, Junichiro Koizumi, Sandro Mazzola, and Stanley B. Prusiner.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Greenaway ranks 680 out of 6,924. Before him are George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford (1504), Harry Kroto (1939), Alfred Radcliffe-Brown (1881), Christian Bale (1974), Roger Glover (1945), and Nigel Farage (1964). After him are Oliver Heaviside (1850), William Hyde Wollaston (1766), Joan Clarke (1917), Robert III of Scotland (1330), Richard Hamilton (1922), and Annie Besant (1847).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Peter Greenaway ranks 10Before him are Alan Parker (1944), Richard Attenborough (1923), David Lean (1908), Peter Brook (1925), Christopher Nolan (1970), and Tony Scott (1944). After him are Guy Ritchie (1968), Danny Boyle (1956), Tony Richardson (1928), John Schlesinger (1926), Stephen Frears (1941), and David Hamilton (1933).

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