Christopher Nolan
Nolan at the 83rd Academy Awards
5 Nominations
Role Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Born July 30, 1970
London, England, UK

Christopher Nolan is a British-American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Known for his unconventional and often highly conceptual narratives, Nolan received serious notice with his art-house crossover Memento (2000), which garnered significant critical praise and numerous awards. Nolan co-founded Syncopy Films with his wife, Emma Thomas, and they have produced all his films since The Prestige (2006).


74th Academy Awards, 2001
Best Original ScreenplayMemento (shared with Jonathan Nolan)
83rd Academy Awards, 2010
Best Original ScreenplayInception
Best PictureInception (shared with Emma Thomas)
90th Academy Awards, 2017
Best DirectorDunkirk
Best PictureDunkirk (shared with Emma Thomas)