Stephen Frears

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Stephen Frears

Stephen Arthur Frears (born 20 June 1941) is an English director and producer. He has directed numerous acclaimed films since the early 1980s, including My Beautiful Laundrette (1985), Dangerous Liaisons (1988), The Grifters (1990), High Fidelity (2000), The Queen (2006), Philomena (2013), Florence Foster Jenkins (2016), and Victoria & Abdul (2017). He has received two nominations for the Academy Award for Best Director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen Frears has received more than 794,927 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 195th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 790k

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  • 58.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Stephen Frears ranks 196 out of 1,305Before him are Vincente Minnelli, George Stevens, Vsevolod Pudovkin, Franklin J. Schaffner, Gojko Mitić, and Alan J. Pakula. After him are Stanley Kramer, Henry Hathaway, Lucio Fulci, G. W. Pabst, Miklós Jancsó, and Věra Chytilová.

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Among people born in 1941, Stephen Frears ranks 79Before him are Kyu Sakamoto, Aimé Jacquet, Linda McCartney, Liamine Zéroual, Jacqueline Boyer, and Alfred G. Gilman. After him are Gérson, Lella Lombardi, Stephen Jay Gould, Angelo Scola, David Gross, and Claudine Auger.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Stephen Frears ranks 879 out of 5,347Before him are Jeremy Clarkson (1960), Frederick Fleet (1887), Dirk Bogarde (1921), Leonora Carrington (1917), Lobsang Rampa (1910), and Rex Harrison (1908). After him are Damon Hill (1960), George Vancouver (1757), Shirley Bassey (1937), Sarah, Duchess of York (1959), Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax (1881), and David McCallum (1933).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Stephen Frears ranks 12Before him are David Lean (1908), Alan Parker (1944), Tony Scott (1944), Peter Greenaway (1942), Christopher Nolan (1970), and Tony Richardson (1928). After him are Danny Boyle (1956), Frank Lloyd (1886), David Hamilton (1933), John Schlesinger (1926), Guy Ritchie (1968), and John Boorman (1933).

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