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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 & 230 nominations. See more awards »

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Tenet Writer
(2020)
Inception Writer
(2010)
Interstellar Writer
(2014)
Dunkirk Writer
(2017)

Filmography

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  Memento (based on the screenplay by) (announced)
 2023 Oppenheimer (screenplay by) (post-production)
 2020 Tenet (written by)
 2017 Dunkirk (written by)
 2014 Interstellar (written by)
 2013 Man of Steel (story)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (screenplay) / (story)
 2010 Inception: Motion Comics (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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Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 6 Interviews | 7 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:

Every film should have its own world, a logic and feel to it that expands beyond the exact image that the audience is seeing. See more »

Trivia:

Is a huge fan of James Bond, and said to David S. Goyer, that his favorite James Bond movie is On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969). See more »

Trademark:

Protagonists have a desire to return to their children (Cobb in Inception (2010) and Cooper in Interstellar (2014)) See more »

Nickname:

Chris

Star Sign:

Leo

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