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Christopher Nolan

Director Christopher Nolan
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Profession: Director

United States of America

Why Famous: Nolan's films which include "The Dark Knight" trilogy, "Inception", "The Prestige", and "Interstellar", have earned 26 Oscar nominations and grossed over 4 billion dollars.

His films are best known for their philosophical, sociological and ethical concepts, exploring human morality.

Born: July 30, 1970
Birthplace: London, England
Age: 49 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo

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Events in the Life of Christopher Nolan

  • 2005-06-15 "Batman Begins", directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Katie Holmes goes on wide release
  • 2008-07-14 "The Dark Knight" directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale and Heath Ledger, premieres in New York
  • 2010-07-08 "Inception", directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, premieres in London
  • 2012-07-16 "The Dark Knight Rises", directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway, premieres in New York
  • 2017-07-13 "Dunkirk" film directed by Christopher Nolan with ensemble cast including Mark Rylance and Tom Hardy premieres in London, England

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