51 years old (Born on July 30, 1970)
Film director and producer; He is famous from Memento, The Dark Knight.Nephew of John Nolan Made three movies back-to-back starring Christian Bale: Batman Begins (2005), The Prestige (2006) and The Dark Knight (2008). Following Insomnia, his next project was going to be a Howard Hughes biopic starring Jim Carrey. Nolan had the screenplay written (calling it "one of the best things I've ever written"), but once it became apparent Martin Scorsese was making his own Hughes biopic The Aviator (2004), Nolan reluctantly tabled his script and took up directing Batman Begins (2005). His top ten favorite movies are: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), The Black Hole (1979), Blade Runner (1982), Chinatown (1974), The Hitcher (1986), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), Star Wars (1977), The Man Who Would Be King (1975) and Topkapi (1964), as well as anything by Stanley Kubrick. Gained major funding during the 1999 Hong Kong Film Festival by showing his film Following (1998) and then asking the audience to donate money to his next film Memento (2000).
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Fun Facts About Christopher Nolan
Brother of Jonathan Nolan
Studied English Literature in college.
Has signed with Warner Bros. to develop the next chapter in the Batman series.
He is a big fan of the band Radiohead.
Doesn't like CGI in movies and purposely avoided it when he made "Batman Begins"
Spent his childhood moving back and forth between United Kingdom and the United States. His accent is mostly English, but occasionally varies into an American accent. Nolan is comfortable with and knowledgeable of both cultures.
Has both US and UK citizenship.
He is a big James Bond fan, and said to David S. Goyer, that his favorite James Bond movie, is "On Her Majesty's Secret Service"
Is red and green colorblind.