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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 122 wins & 163 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Dunkirk (screenplay) (filming)
  Memento (original screenplay) (announced)
 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' 11¼" (1.81 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his cinematic inspirations for The Dark Knight (2008)] I always felt Heat (1995) to be a remarkable demonstration of how you can create a vast universe within one city and balance a very large number of characters and their emotional journeys in an effective manner. See more »

Trivia:

His first film Following (1998) was made for only 6.000 pounds and was shot on weekends as the cast and crew all had full-time jobs. See more »

Trademark:

All of his films contain a major referential connection to his prior film (e.g. the Joker performs a deadly magic trick in 'The Dark Knight'; Nolan's previous film, 'The Prestige', was about magicians performing magic tricks that turn deadly). See more »

Nickname:

Chris

Star Sign:

Leo

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