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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 140 wins & 133 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Interstellar (written by)
 2013 Man of Steel (story)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (screenplay) / (story)
 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:

If you're trying to challenge an audience and make them look at elements in a different way, you've got to give them a familiar context to hang onto...

But you have to be very aware that the audience is extremely ruthless in its demand for newness, novelty and freshness. See more »

Trivia:

The first Director to do three live action Film adaptations of the DC Comics character Batman. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently in his films the protagonists, at some crucial moment, feel let down or betrayed by their mentors whom they have been following blindly and with respect. (e.g. The protagonist being cheated by Cobb in Following (1998), Leonard "discovering" that Teddy is the culprit in Memento (2000), Hilary Swank's character respecting Al Pacino as a great detective in Insomnia (2002) only to find out... See more »

Nickname:

Chris

Star Sign:

Leo

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