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Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear story-telling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970 in London, England. Over the course of 15 years of film-making, Nolan has gone from low-budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made. At 7 years old, Nolan began making short movies ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 93 wins & 88 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Interstellar (written by) (post-production)
 2013 Man of Steel (story)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (screenplay) / (story)
 2010 Inception: Motion Comics (TV Series) (written by)
 2010 Inception (written by)
 2008 The Dark Knight (screenplay) / (story)
 2006 The Prestige (screenplay)
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
 2005 Batman Begins (screenplay)
 2000 Memento (screenplay)
 1998 Following (written by)
 1997 Doodlebug (Short) (written by - as Chris Nolan)
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2 Biographical Movies | 5 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chris Nolan

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

We're definitely well into a phase where our actors are not willing to brand themselves as movie stars, the way actors of the past did. When you look at a guy like Christian (Bale), whether he's wearing a mask or not, this is one of our great actors. But he wants to be different in every film. He doesn't want the audience to go to a 'Christian Bale movie'. He wants them to come see the character ... See more »

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He initially directed his Batman films so he could get funding and support for his bigger films. The one he had planned for years was ''Inception''. See more »

Trademark:

Often ends his films with a jump cut to black (Memento (2000), Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), The Prestige (2006) and, most significantly, in Inception (2010)). See more »

Nickname:

Chris

Star Sign:

Leo

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