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About Sam Mendes
Sam Mendes is an English stage, TV and film director.
"American Beauty", "Road To Perdition", "Skyfall", "Cabaret" (Musical), "Gypsy" (Musical), "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (Musical), "Revolutionary Road".
He was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000 and he also received a lifetime achievement award from the Directors Guild of Great Britain in 2005.
He has won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Laurence Olivier Award, all for Best Director. He has also been nominated for a Tony Award.
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Famous quotes by Sam Mendes
I don't think of it as a competition - which might surprise you, given the way movies are reported constantly.Sam Mendes
I think movies are a director's medium in the end. Theater is the actor's medium. Theater is fast, and enjoyable, and truly rewarding. I believe in great live performance.Sam Mendes
I want to try and work in different genres with different types of actors, on small movies and big movies.Sam Mendes
I wanted to keep exploring... I'm not about to choose a series of movies in which I can use the same bag of tricks and style that I used in the first film.Sam Mendes
I've made movies that cost less than one car chase.Sam Mendes
One of the reasons I loved working with Tom is people feel they know who he is... I think working with an actor who the audience already has a relationship with actually helps you in a film like this.Sam Mendes
The movies that influenced me were movies that told their stories through pictures more than words.Sam Mendes
The perceived wisdom is that people do not go in large numbers to black-and-white movies anymore - which is a great shame, but I'd love to make a black-and-white movie one day.Sam Mendes
You just never know when movies are going to take off or not. The lucky thing about this was that it didn't cost a lot of money, and therefore there wasn't loads of pressure on me.Sam Mendes
Sam Mendes' Popularity
Sam Mendes is a famous English stage, TV and film director, who was born on August 1, 1965. As a person born on this date, Sam Mendes is listed in our database as the 4th most popular celebrity for the day (August 1) and the 40th most popular for the year (1965).
People born on August 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Sam Mendes is the 365th most popular Leo.
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