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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 139 wins & 228 nominations. See more awards »

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Inception Writer
(2010)
The Prestige Writer
(2006)
Tenet Writer
(2020)
Dunkirk Writer
(2017)

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  Memento (based on the screenplay by) (announced)
 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: 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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2 Biographical Movies | 6 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chris Nolan

Height:

5' 11¼" (1.81 m)
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Whether you're talking about Silicon Valley billionaires or politicians, I think we're living in an era that over-prizes individuality at the expense of community. It's the Silicon Valley billionaire as opposed to the union. We've steered too far in one direction. We need to be reminded of the potential of what we can do together. It's become very fashionable in the last couple of decades to ... See more »

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He is the first non-American director to direct a Batman film. See more »

Trademark:

Non-linear timelines (Following (1998), Batman Begins (2005) and The Prestige (2006)) See more »

Nickname:

Chris

Star Sign:

Leo

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