STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 264 this week

Sam Mendes (I)


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 »

What Movies Are Coming This Summer?

Superheroes, swimsuits, and fast cars await you in our Summer Movie Guide. Plan your season and take note of the hotly anticipated indie, foreign, and documentary releases, too.

Check out our Summer Movie Guide

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 people
created 04 Dec 2011
 
a list of 48 people
created 24 Dec 2013
 
a list of 34 people
created 06 Apr 2014
 
a list of 22 people
created 13 Jun 2014
 
a list of 45 people
created 14 Jan 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Sam Mendes's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 38 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Beauty
American Beauty Director
(1999)
Road to Perdition
(2002)
Revolutionary Road
(2008)
Skyfall
Skyfall Director
(2012)

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Producer: Movie (8 credits)
  The Voyeur's Motel (producer) (announced)
 2013 Shrek the Musical (producer: Neal Street Productions Ltd.)
 2012/I Blood (executive producer)
 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)
Show Show Producer: TV (4 credits)
Show Show Producer: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Director: Movie (8 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous: TV (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Movie (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks: Video (3 credits)
Show Show Self: TV (37 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (15 credits)
Show Show Self: Documentary (5 credits)
Show Show Self: Short (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed Brian Friel's play, "Translations," at the Donmar Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Barry Lynch, Cara Kelly, Daniel Flynn, Norman Rodway, and David Killick in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

When you get excited, don't be afraid to leap out of your chair and sing the James Bond theme. See more »

Trivia:

He is the first Oscar-Winning director to helm a James Bond movie. He is also the first director, since John Glen, to helm two movies in a row. See more »

Trademark:

Often begins his films with a voice-over narration from the main character; at the end of the movie the character finishes his narration in very much the same way it began. See more »

Nickname:

Midas Mendes

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page