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Christopher Nolan

DOB: July 30, 1970

Background: Nolan was born in London, England, the son of an English father and an American mother. He has a younger brother, Jonathan, with whom he often collaborates. His early interest in botany was replaced by an interest in film when he began using his father's Super 8 camera at age seven. He studied English literature at University College London and participated in the university's film society.

Filmography: He directed "Following" in 1998, but his breakthrough came in 2001 with "Memento," for which he earned an Oscar nomination for screenwriting. His subsequent films include "Insomnia" (2002), "Batman Begins" (2005), "The Prestige" (2006), "The Dark Knight" (2008), and "Inception" (2010).

Academy Awards:

Best Picture Nomination
"Inception" (2010); lost to "The King's Speech"

Best Original Screenplay Nominations
"Inception" (2010); lost to David Seidler ("The King's Speech")
"Memento" (2001); lost to Julian Fellowes ("Gosford Park")

Golden Globes:

Best Film Drama Nomination
"Inception" (2011); lost to "The Social Network"

Best Film Director Nomination
"Inception" (2011); lost to David Fincher ("The Social Network")

Best Film Screenplay Nominations
"Inception" (2011); lost to Aaron Sorkin ("The Social Network")
"Memento" (2002); lost to Akiva Goldsman ("A Beautiful Mind")

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