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Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear, storytelling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970, in London, England. Over the course of 15 years of filmmaking, 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 5 Oscars. Another 141 wins & 231 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Tenet Producer
(2020)
Inception Producer
(2010)
Interstellar Producer
(2014)
The Prestige Producer
(2006)

Filmography

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 2023 Oppenheimer (producer) (post-production)
 2021 Zack Snyder's Justice League (executive producer)
 2020 Tenet (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2019 The Doll's Breath (Short) (executive producer)
 2018 The Dunkirk Spirit: Behind the Making of the Movie (Documentary short) (producer)
 2017 Justice League (executive producer)
 2017 Dunkirk (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (executive producer)
 2015 Quay (Documentary short) (producer)
 2014 Interstellar (producer)
 2014/I Transcendence (executive producer)
 2013 Man of Steel (producer)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (producer)
 2010 Inception (producer)
 2008 The Dark Knight (producer)
 2006 The Prestige (producer)
 1998 Following (producer)
 1996 Larceny (Short) (producer)
 1989 Tarantella (Short) (producer)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 6 Interviews | 8 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chris Nolan

Height:

5' 11¼" (1.81 m)

Spouse:

Emma Thomas  (4 children)

Children:

Nolan, Flora | See more »

Parents:

Nolan, Brendan | Nolan, Christina

Relatives:

Jonathan Nolan (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Many of the filmmakers I've admired over the years have used sound in bold and adventurous ways. I don't agree with the idea that you can only achieve clarity through dialogue. Clarity of story, clarity of emotions - I try to achieve that in a very layered way using all the different things at my disposal - picture and sound. See more »

Trivia:

He is the first British director to have a film make one billion dollars at the box office with The Dark Knight (2008). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently casts his cousin Miranda Nolan in bit parts. See more »

Nickname:

Chris

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