Christopher Edward Nolan (born 30 July 1970) is a director , writer , and producer from England . His father came from England while his mother came from America . He was born in London . He has worked in the film industry since 1989 . He became one of the highest earning directors in the world, and is said to be one of the most successful and influential filmmakers in the 21st century era.
July 30, 1970
|Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Christopher Nolan is the son of British copywriter James Nolan and US stewardess Christina Nolan, nee Jensen. He has two brothers: the elder brother Matthew Francis Nolan, who in 2010 because of document forgery was sentenced to a prison term, and the younger Jonathan Nolan Jensen , who is also active in the film business. Nolan made his first experiences with the camera at the age of seven. He filmed his action figures with his father’s Super camera. Due to the different hometowns of his parents and their professions Nolan grew up both in London and temporarily in Chicago . By his own admission, Christopher Nolan, at the age of ten or eleven, decided to become a filmmaker.
Starting his directing debut through Following (1998), Christoper Nolan won the attention of the public and critics through his second feature film entitled Memento (2000). Memento’s success as an independent film gives Nolan a greater opportunity to direct large-budget films through Insomnia (2002) and The Prestige (2006). He later achieved major popularity and success through The Dark Knight Trilogy (2005-2012). In 2010 Christoper Nolan released Inception which was also very successful, and in 2014 released a science-fiction film titled Interstellar. All of his films have earned gross revenues of more than US $ 4.2 million and won a total of 26 Oscar nominations with 7 trophies he won. Christoper Nolan is also a frequent screenwriter, along with his brother Jonathan Nolan and owns a film company Syncopy Inc., together with his wife Emma Thomas.
Nolan’s films are identical with philosophical concepts, as well as sociological and ethical concepts, exploring human morals, the construction of time, human memory and human personal identity.