Terence Young

1915 - 1994

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Stewart Terence Herbert Young (20 June 1915 – 7 September 1994) was a British film director and screenwriter who worked in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Hollywood. He is best known for directing three James Bond films, including the first two films in the series, Dr. No (1962) and From Russia with Love (1963), as well as Thunderball (1965). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Terence Young has received more than 17,456 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Terence Young is the 220th most popular film director (up from 238th in 2019), the 335th most popular biography from China (up from 372nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Chinese Film Director.

Terence Young is most famous for being the director of the first James Bond film, Dr. No.

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Among film directors, Terence Young ranks 220 out of 1,580Before him are Stephen Frears, Alan J. Pakula, Barry Levinson, Mario Bava, Henry Hathaway, and Raoul Walsh. After him are Steven Soderbergh, David Hamilton, Edwin S. Porter, Franklin J. Schaffner, Margarethe von Trotta, and Roger Corman.

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Among people born in 1915, Terence Young ranks 47Before him are Mario Del Monaco, Alan Watts, Franz Josef Strauss, Laurent Schwartz, Modibo Keïta, and Rudolf Kirchschläger. After him are Konstantin Simonov, Mario Monicelli, Takahito, Prince Mikasa, Henry Taube, Rashid Behbudov, and Kaoru Ishikawa. Among people deceased in 1994, Terence Young ranks 60Before him are Niels Kaj Jerne, Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Sebastian Shaw, Roberto Eduardo Viola, Rollo May, and Robert Bloch. After him are James Clavell, Ken Noritake, Sylva Koscina, Wilma Rudolph, Nicolás Gómez Dávila, and Joseph Cotten.

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Among people born in China, Terence Young ranks 335 out of 1,186Before him are Emperor Shun of Han (115), Dong Zhongshu (-179), 11th Dalai Lama (1838), Külüg Khan (1281), Xi Zhongxun (1913), and Zhao Tuo (-230). After him are Zhu Youlang (1623), Bogd Khan (1869), Emperor Shunzong of Tang (761), Duke Huan of Qi (-800), Emperor Duanzong (1268), and Ei-ichi Negishi (1935).


Among film directors born in China, Terence Young ranks 4Before him are Zhang Yimou (1950), John Woo (1946), and Wong Kar-wai (1958). After him are Yuen Woo-ping (1945), Chen Kaige (1952), Lo Wei (1918), Edward Yang (1947), King Hu (1932), Ann Hui (1947), Xie Jin (1923), and Tian Zhuangzhuang (1952).