FILM DIRECTOR

Sam Mendes

1965 - Today

Photo of Sam Mendes

Icon of person Sam Mendes

Sir Samuel Alexander Mendes (born 1 August 1965) is an English film and stage director, producer, and screenwriter. In theatre, he is known for his dark re-inventions of the stage musicals Cabaret (1993), Oliver! (1994), Company (1995), and Gypsy (2003). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sam Mendes has received more than 7,627,564 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Sam Mendes is the 247th most popular film director (up from 567th in 2019), the 1,078th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,134th in 2019) and the 18th most popular British Film Director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 7.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Sam Mendes by language


Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Sam Mendes ranks 247 out of 1,580Before him are Mike Newell, Bong Joon-ho, George Stevens, Chris Marker, Otar Iosseliani, and Theo van Gogh. After him are Jean Epstein, Saul Bass, Henry King, Damiano Damiani, Frank Lloyd, and Douglas Sirk.

Most Popular Film Directors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings

Contemporaries

Among people born in 1965, Sam Mendes ranks 28Before him are Gong Li, Slash, José Luis Chilavert, Aamir Khan, Hans-Dieter Flick, and Khaled Hosseini. After him are Shamil Basayev, Nicholas Sparks, Dragan Stojković, Diane Lane, Michael Bay, and Viola Davis.

Others Born in 1965

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Sam Mendes ranks 1,078 out of 6,924Before him are Wallace Hartley (1878), John Harvard (1607), Ernest Jones (1879), Albert Pierrepoint (1905), Bob Paisley (1919), and Nicko McBrain (1952). After him are Simon Pegg (1970), Lord Randolph Churchill (1849), Elizabeth Tudor (1492), Joan Plowright (1929), Mark Strong (1963), and George Robert Gray (1808).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Sam Mendes ranks 18Before him are Danny Boyle (1956), Tony Richardson (1928), John Schlesinger (1926), Stephen Frears (1941), David Hamilton (1933), and Mike Newell (1942). After him are Frank Lloyd (1886), Carol Reed (1906), Ken Russell (1927), Anthony Minghella (1954), John Boorman (1933), and Adrian Lyne (1941).

Filmography