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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 133 wins & 213 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Interstellar Writer
(2014)
Inception Writer
(2010)
The Prestige Writer
(2006)
Dunkirk Writer
(2017)

Filmography

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  Memento (original screenplay) (announced)
 2017 Dunkirk (written by)
 2014 Interstellar (written by)
 2013 Man of Steel (story)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (screenplay) / (story)
 2010 Inception: The Cobol Job (Video short) (based on characters by)
 2010 Inception (written by)
 2008 Ghajini (based on a screenplay by)
 2008 The Dark Knight (screenplay) / (story)
 2006 The Prestige (screenplay)
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game) (based on the movie written by - uncredited)
 2005 Batman Begins (screenplay)
 2000 Memento (screenplay)
 1998 Following (written by)
 1997 Doodlebug (Short) (written by - as Chris Nolan)
 1996 Larceny (Short)
 1989 Tarantella (TV Short)
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Show Show Cinematographer (5 credits)
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Show Show Self (81 credits)
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2 Biographical Movies | 6 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chris Nolan

Height:

5' 11¼" (1.81 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on self-reliance] I didn't go to film school and I always made my own films. I know enough about every job on set to sort of be a pain in the ass to everybody. [May 2018] See more »

Trivia:

He does not create a story outline before beginning the writing of a screenplay, although he does take copious notes regarding events, characters, and ideas. See more »

Trademark:

Typically ends his films with a character giving a philosophical monologue See more »

Nickname:

Chris

Star Sign:

Leo

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