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List of famous film directors from England, listed alphabetically with photos when available. England has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best British directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of England and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

This list has everything from Omid Djalili to Gavin Lambert.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best British directors?" and "Which directors are from England?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of England in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented British directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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A. Edward Sutherland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
A. Edward Sutherland Died at 78 (1895-1973)

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A. V. Bramble is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
A. V. Bramble Died at 76 (1887-1963)

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Aaron James Sorensen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Directors from England

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Adam Croasdell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from England

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Abigail Honor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Directors from England

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Adam Curtis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Adam Curtis age 62

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Adam Deacon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Adam Deacon age 34

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Adam Jennings is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Adam Jennings age 39

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Adam Roberts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Adam Roberts age 52

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Adrian Biddle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Adrian Biddle Died at 53 (1952-2005)

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Adrian Edmondson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Directors from England

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Adrian Hall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Adrian Hall age 58

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Adrian Lester is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Adrian Lester age 49

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Adrian Lyne is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Adrian Lyne age 76

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Adrian Noble is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Adrian Noble age 67

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Alan Bennett is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alan Bennett age 83

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Alan Clarke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alan Clarke Died at 55 (1935-1990)

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Alan Dossor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alan Dossor age 76

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Alan Entwistle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Directors from England

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Alan J. W. Bell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Directors from England

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Alan Parker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alan Parker age 73

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Alan Rickman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alan Rickman age 71

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Alan Roberts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alan Roberts age 71

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Alex Winter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alex Winter age 52

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Alber Ponte is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alber Ponte age 54

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Albert Austin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Albert Austin Died at 72 (1881-1953)

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Alexis Kanner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alexis Kanner Died at 61 (1942-2003)

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Albert Finney is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Albert Finney age 81

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Alec C. Snowden is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alec C. Snowden Died at 82 (1901-1983)

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Alec Mills is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alec Mills age 85

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Andrew Birkin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Andrew Birkin age 72

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Aleem Khan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Aleem Khan age 32

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Alex Barrett is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alex Barrett age 33

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Alex De Rakoff is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alex De Rakoff age 47

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Alex Hyde-White is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Directors from England

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Alex Westaway is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alex Westaway age 34

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Alexander Abela is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Directors from England

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Alexander Korda is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alexander Korda Died at 63 (1893-1956)

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Alexander Shaw is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alexander Shaw Died at 86 (1910-1996)

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Alf Collins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alf Collins Died at 85 (1866-1951)

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Anthony Pelissier is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Anthony Pelissier Died at 76 (1912-1988)

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Alfie Barker is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alfie Barker age 21

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Alfred Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alfred Hitchcock Died at 81 (1899-1980)

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Alfred Roome is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alfred Roome Died at 89 (1908-1997)

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Alfred Shaughnessy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alfred Shaughnessy Died at 89 (1916-2005)

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Alice Anderson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Alice Anderson age 41

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Alison Snowden is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Directors from England

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Amber Sealey is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Amber Sealey age 42

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Amma Asante is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Directors from England
Amma Asante age 48

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Andrew Gunn is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Directors from England