Christopher Nolan

1970 - Today

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Christopher Nolan (born 30 July 1970) is a British-American film director, producer, and screenwriter. His films have grossed more than US$5.7 billion worldwide and have garnered 11 Academy Awards from 36 nominations. Born and raised in London, Nolan developed an interest in filmmaking from a young age. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher Nolan has received more than 23,992,130 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 82 in 2019). Christopher Nolan is the 89th most popular film director (up from 106th in 2019), the 442nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 506th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Film Director.

Christopher Nolan is most famous for his work as a director, writer, and producer in the film industry. He has directed and written the films Memento, The Dark Knight, Inception, and Interstellar.

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  • 85

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  • 7.82

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  • 4.52

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Among film directors, Christopher Nolan ranks 89 out of 1,581Before him are Carl Theodor Dreyer, Alain Resnais, Zhang Yimou, Carlos Saura, Satyajit Ray, and René Clair. After him are Fred Zinnemann, Andrzej Żuławski, Wolfgang Petersen, Tony Scott, Kenji Mizoguchi, and George A. Romero.

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Among people born in 1970, Christopher Nolan ranks 2Before him is Matt Damon. After him are Diego Simeone, Rachel Weisz, Jennifer Connelly, Cafu, Banksy, Edwin van der Sar, Luis Enrique, Aleksandar Vučić, Gianni Infantino, and Andre Agassi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Christopher Nolan ranks 442 out of 7,765Before him are Eadred (923), Hugh Grant (1960), Gary Moore (1952), Alec Douglas-Home (1903), Joseph Merrick (1862), and Percy Fawcett (1867). After him are Henry Fox Talbot (1800), David Attenborough (1926), James I of Scotland (1394), Robert II of Scotland (1316), Kate Winslet (1975), and Thomas Harriot (1560).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Christopher Nolan ranks 7Before him are Alfred Hitchcock (1899), Ridley Scott (1937), Ken Loach (1936), Richard Attenborough (1923), Alan Parker (1944), and David Lean (1908). After him are Tony Scott (1944), Peter Brook (1925), Peter Greenaway (1942), Guy Ritchie (1968), Danny Boyle (1956), and Tony Richardson (1928).