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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 38 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Road to Perdition
American Beauty
American Beauty Director
Revolutionary Road
Skyfall Director


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He directed Nick Whitby's play, To the Green Fields Beyond," at the Donmar Theatre in London, England with Dougray Scott, Adrian Scarborough, Ray Winstone, Finbar Lynch, and Paul Venables in the cast. See more »

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


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Natasha combined the best of Redgrave and Richardson: the enormous depth and emotional force of a great actor on the one hand, and the intelligence and objectivity of a great director on the other. She was one of a kind, a magnificent actress. She was also an amazing mother, a loyal friend, and the greatest and most generous host you could ever hope to meet. It defies belief that this gifted, ... See more »


Sam married English actress Kate Winslet in the West Indies in May 2003. See more »


Music scores from Thomas Newman See more »


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