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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 & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012/I Blood (executive producer)
 2010 Out of the Ashes (Documentary) (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 The Road to Perdition (producer)
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He directed Frank Hauser's adaptation of Jean-Paul Sartre's play, "Kean", at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Derek Jacobi, Eleanor David, Nicholas Farrell, Ian McNeice, Sarah Woodward, Kate Duchêne, Christopher Luscombe and Tim Wallers in the cast. See more »

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

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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on Stanley Kubrick] Of course, his films are all chilling. 2001 blew away the three act structure, but his other films are equally unique. We are only now catching up. See more »

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Has a home in Cotswolds, England. See more »

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In his films rain frequently marks the event of a death See more »

Nickname:

Midas Mendes

Star Sign:

Leo

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