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Sam Taylor-Johnson

Sam Taylor-Johnson was born on March 4, 1967 in London, England as Samantha Louise Taylor-Wood. She is a director and actress, known for Nowhere Boy (2009), Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) and Love You More (2008). She has been married to Aaron Taylor-Johnson since June 21, 2012. They have two children. She was previously married to Jay Jopling. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 2011 James Bond Supports International Women's Day (Short) (as Sam Taylor-Wood)
 2009 Nowhere Boy (as Sam Taylor-Wood)
 2008 Love You More (Short) (as Sam Taylor-Wood)
 2006 Destricted (segment "Death Valley", as Sam Taylor-Wood)
 1996 Misfit (Short) (as Sam Taylor-Wood)
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 1994 Boy Meets Girl
Person in Bar (as Sam Taylor-Woods)
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 2006 Destricted (segment "Death Valley", as Sam Taylor-Wood)
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 2008 Love You More (Short) (producer - as Sam Taylor-Wood)
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 1997 Pet Shop Boys: Somewhere (Video documentary) (director: projection footage - as Sam Taylor-Wood)
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 2010 Made in Hollywood (TV Series)
- Episode #6.3 (2010) ... Herself (as Sam Taylor-Wood)
 2010 Up Close with Carrie Keagan (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 October 2010 (2010) ... Herself (as Sam Taylor-Wood)
 2010 National Movie Awards (TV Movie)
Herself - Audience Member (as Sam Taylor-Wood)
 2009 Xposé (TV Series)
- Episode #4.65 (2009) ... Herself (as Sam Taylor-Wood)
 2009 Breakfast (TV Series)
Herself - Director, 'Nowhere Boy'
- Episode dated 3 December 2009 (2009) ... Herself - Director, 'Nowhere Boy' (as Sam Taylor-Wood)
 2009 La traversée du désir (Documentary)
Herself (as Sam Taylor-Wood)
 2004 Elton in Four Decades (Documentary)
Herself (as Sam Taylor-Wood)
 2004 Later with Jools Holland (TV Series)
Herself - Interview
- Episode #23.2 (2004) ... Herself - Interview (as Sam Taylor-Wood)
 2003 The Review Show (TV Series)
Herself - Panelist
- Episode dated 21 February 2003 (2003) ... Herself - Panelist (as Sam Taylor-Wood)
 2002 Spinning Around: The Kylie Minogue Story (TV Special)
Herself (as Sam Taylor-Wood)

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1 Interview | 10 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sam Taylor-Wood | Sam Taylor-Woods

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[on some favourite things, 2011:] I've got a couple of favourite cameras, but the Leica M7 is the one I like to carry with me at all times. Otherwise I end up using my iPhone camera. I prefer to stick with film so the mistakes I make aren't just white-washed by digital life. Another favourite belonging is a postcard of Francis Bacon in Primrose Hill. It's a place I visit nearly every day and is ... See more »


On October 27, 2008, she released her version of the Passions classic ballad from 1980, "I'm In Love With a German Film Star", produced by Pet Shop Boys. See more »

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