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Samuel Alexander Mendes was born on August 1, 1965 in Reading, England, UK to parents James Peter Mendes, a retired university lecturer, and Valerie Helene Mendes, an author who writes children's books. Their marriage didn't last long, James divorced Sam's mother in 1970 when Sam was just 5-years-old. Sam was educated at Cambridge University and ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 40 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Shrek the Musical (producer: Neal Street Productions Ltd.)
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 2008 Revolutionary Road (producer)
 2007 The Kite Runner (executive producer)
 2007 Things We Lost in the Fire (producer)
 2006 Starter for 10 (executive producer)
 2002 Road to Perdition (producer)
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Directed Bernadette Peters in "Gypsy" on Broadway. See more »

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6 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

"I feel very undeserving. I feel the award is a bank loan, which I'll take out and pay back by the end of 20 years, and by then I'll feel more deserving." - On receiving his Lifetime Achievement award from the Directors Guild of Great Britain. See more »


Was born in the same small Reading hospital where his wife, Kate Winslet, was born 10 years later. See more »


Very slow pull in, especially on table scenes See more »


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