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Added by SJMJ91 on 26 Oct 2010 12:25
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DATE OF BIRTH: 13 August 1899
DATE OF DEATH: 29 April 1980
LOCATION: Leytonstone, London, England

Best known for: Psycho, Rear Window, Vertigo, North By Northwest, Rebecca.
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DATE OF BIRTH: 30 July 1970
LOCATION: London, England

Best known for: The Dark Knight, Memento, Inception, Batman Begins, The Prestige.
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Average listal rating (284 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
DATE OF BIRTH: 1 August 1965
LOCATION: Reading, Berkshire, England

Best known for: American Beauty, Revolutionary Road, Road To Perdition, Jarhead.
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Average listal rating (461 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
DATE OF BIRTH: 20 October 1956
LOCATION: Radcliffe, Lancashire, England

Best known for: Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting, 28 Days Later, Sunshine.
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DATE OF BIRTH: 16 April 1889
DATE OF DEATH: 25th December 1977
LOCATION: London, England

Best known for: Modern Times, City Lights, The Great Dictator, The Gold Rush, The Circus.
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Average listal rating (136 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
DATE OF BIRTH: 25 March 1908
DATE OF DEATH: 16 April 1991
LOCATION: Croydon, Surrey, England

Best known for: Lawrence Of Arabia, The Bridge On The River Kwai, A Passage To India, Doctor Zhivago.
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Average listal rating (199 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
DATE OF BIRTH: 18 April 1974
LOCATION: Poole, Dorset, England

Best known for: Hot Fuzz, Shaun Of The Dead, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World.
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Average listal rating (83 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
DATE OF BIRTH: 6 December 1958
LOCATION: Preston, Lancashire, England

Best known for: Wallace And Gromit In The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit, Chicken Run, Wallace And Gromit In The Wrong Trousers, Wallace And Gromit In A Close Shave.
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DATE OF BIRTH: 30 November 1937
LOCATION: South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England

Best known for: Gladiator, Alien, Blade Runner, Black Hawk Down, Thelma & Louise.
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Average listal rating (358 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
DATE OF BIRTH: 10 September 1968
LOCATION: Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England

Best known for: Snatch, Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels, RocknRolla, Sherlock Holmes.
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Average listal rating (46 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
DATE OF BIRTH: 1972
LOCATION: London, England

Best known for: The King's Speech, The Damned United.
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Average listal rating (318 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0
DATE OF BIRTH: June 21, 1944
LOCATION: North Shields, Tyne and Wear, England

Best known for: Man On Fire, Top Gun, True Romance, The Taking Of Pelham 123 (2009).
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DATE OF BIRTH: 13 August 1955
LOCATION: Cheam, Surrey, England

Best known for: United 93, The Bourne Ultimatum, The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, Green Zone.
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DATE OF BIRTH: 6 January 1954
DATE OF DEATH: 18 March 2008
LOCATION: London, England

Best known for: The Talented Mr. Ripley, The English Patient, Cold Mountain.
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Average listal rating (100 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
DATE OF BIRTH: 1972
LOCATION: London, England

Best known for: Atonement, Pride And Prejudice, The Soloist (2009).
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DATE OF BIRTH: 29 August 1923
LOCATION: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Best known for: Gandhi, Chaplin, Cry Freedom, Shadowlands.
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Average listal rating (52 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
DATE OF BIRTH: 30 May 1971
LOCATION: Beckenham, Kent, England

Best known for: Moon, Source Code (upcoming).
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DATE OF BIRTH: 6 August 1910
DATE OF DEATH: 14 September 1999
LOCATION: Wallasey, Merseyside, England

Best known for: A Fish Called Wanda, The Lavender Hill Mob.
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Average listal rating (45 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
DATE OF BIRTH: 30 December 1906
DATE OF DEATH: 26 April 1976
LOCATION: Putney, London, England

Best known for: The Third Man, Oliver, Odd Man Out, Mutiny On The Bounty (remake), The Fallen Idol.
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Average listal rating (83 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 0
DATE OF BIRTH: 30 November 1963
LOCATION: St Helens, Merseyside, England

Best known for: Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix, Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part I and Part II (upcoming).
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Posted: 5 years, 11 months ago at Nov 6 10:50
A number of these I would need a "Best Know For..." to have any idea who they are. Thanks for posting this though!
Posted: 5 years, 11 months ago at Nov 6 13:30
Yeah good idea :)
Posted: 5 years, 10 months ago at Nov 30 20:30
Maybe because he's one of my favorites... But what about Charlie Chaplin?
Posted: 5 years, 10 months ago at Nov 30 20:37
Ahhh forgot about him but I added him just :)

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