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Sam Mendes

Sam Mendes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, 2013.jpg
Mendes in London at the opening night of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in 2013.
Samuel Alexander Mendes

(1965-08-01) 1 August 1965 (age 55)
EducationMagdalen College School
Alma materPeterhouse, Cambridge
OccupationFilm director, film producer, screenwriter, stage director
Years active1993–present
Known for

Sir Samuel Alexander Mendes (born 1 August 1965) is an English director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for his directoral debut movie American Beauty (1999), which earned him the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Director, the crime movie Road to Perdition (2002) the James Bond movies Skyfall (2012) and Spectre (2015), and the war movie 1917 (2019).[1]


  1. "Sam Mendes Biography". 2008. Retrieved 22 January 2009. 

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