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Val Guest

1911 - 2006

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Val Guest (born Valmond Maurice Grossman; 11 December 1911 – 10 May 2006) was an English film director and screenwriter. Beginning as a writer (and later director) of comedy films, he is best known for his work for Hammer, for whom he directed 14 films, and for his science fiction films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Val Guest has received more than 223,286 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Val Guest is the 1,373rd most popular film director, the 4,929th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 113th most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Val Guest ranks 1,373 out of 1,581Before him are Andy Tennant, Mahamat Saleh Haroun, Haifaa al-Mansour, Birt Acres, William Daniels, and Hal Hartley. After him are Hito Steyerl, Flora Gomes, Albert Pyun, Jack Smith, Gerardo Vera, and Rick Rosenthal.

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Among people born in 1911, Val Guest ranks 338Before him are Ruth Hussey, Francisco Rúa, Stephen McNally, Ann Doran, Phil Silvers, and René Bougnol. After him are Sidney Wood, Hank Greenberg, Mitch Miller, Franz Wagner, Foy Draper, and Hugh Marlowe. Among people deceased in 2006, Val Guest ranks 325Before him are Jon Nödtveidt, Edward Albert, Padmini, Marian Marsh, Suzanne Morrow Francis, and Sandy West. After him are J Dilla, Jorge Mendonça, Doug Serrurier, Buck Owens, Larry Black, and László Jeney.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Val Guest ranks 4,929 out of 7,765Before him are John Ballance (1839), Joanna Baillie (1762), John Aldridge (1958), Eddie Thomson (1947), Allan Cunningham (1791), and Howard Kendall (1946). After him are Brian Jacques (1939), Edward Lhuyd (1660), Sheila Jeffreys (1948), Phoebe Waller-Bridge (1985), Priti Patel (1972), and Joan Sims (1930).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Val Guest ranks 113Before him are Mike Hodges (1932), Clive Donner (1926), Bryan Forbes (1926), Terence Davies (1945), Paul McGuigan (1963), and Kevin Macdonald (1967). After him are Ken Hughes (1922), A. Edward Sutherland (1895), Rupert Sanders (1971), Peter Lord (1953), Ivor Montagu (1904), and James Marsh (1963).