Sir Samuel Alexander Mendes CBE (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).
Mendes in London at the opening night of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in 2013.
Samuel Alexander Mendes
1 August 1965
Reading, Berkshire, England
|Education||Magdalen College School|
|Alma mater||Peterhouse, Cambridge|
|Occupation||Film director, film producer, screenwriter, stage director|
- "Sam Mendes Biography". FilmReference.com. 2008. Retrieved 22 January 2009.
- Sam Mendes on IMDb
- The Observer Interview 14 December 2008
- Brandon Kosters interview 2 June 2009
- Charlie Rose interview 5 June 2009