Richard Curtis

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Richard Whalley Anthony Curtis, (born 8 November 1956), is a British screenwriter, producer, and film director. One of Britain's most successful comedy screenwriters, he is known primarily for romantic comedy films, among them Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Notting Hill (1999), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Love Actually (2003), Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), About Time (2013), and Yesterday (2019). He is also known for the drama War Horse (2011), and for having co-written the hit sitcoms Blackadder, Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Curtis has received more than 2,837,467 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Richard Curtis is the 3,460th most popular writer (up from 3,606th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from New Zealand (up from 39th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular New Zealander Writer.

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  • 28

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  • 3.52

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  • 3.64

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Among writers, Richard Curtis ranks 3,460 out of 5,794Before him are Marcin Kromer, Sue Townsend, Detlev von Liliencron, Zhou Daguan, Carlo Rosselli, and Gordon Willis. After him are Branwell Brontë, Ferdinand Bruckner, Yu Hua, Max Lange, Mikheil Javakhishvili, and Jalal Al-e-Ahmad.

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Among people born in 1956, Richard Curtis ranks 167Before him are Said Belqola, Momir Bulatović, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, Princess Marie-Esméralda of Belgium, Sean Kelly, and Adriana Barraza. After him are Rex Linn, Nikolai Noskov, Chris Carter, Martin Jol, Bodo Ramelow, and Blackie Lawless.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Richard Curtis ranks 36 out of 206Before him are Roy Kerr (1934), Rosé (1997), Jacinda Ardern (1980), William Phillips (1914), Wynton Rufer (1962), and Clive Revill (1930). After him are Keith Urban (1967), Rob Hall (1961), Gary Thain (1948), Mike Moore (1949), Thomas Williams (1930), and Janet Frame (1924).

Among WRITERS In New Zealand

Among writers born in New Zealand, Richard Curtis ranks 3Before him are Katherine Mansfield (1888) and Ngaio Marsh (1895). After him are Janet Frame (1924), Margaret Mahy (1936), Hugh Walpole (1884), Keri Hulme (1947), Philippa Boyens (2000), and Hamish Bond (1986).