Samuel Alexander (Sam) MENDES

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1965-08-01
Education Magdalen Coll Sch Oxford, Peterhouse Cambridge (scholar, BA)
Books & Publications
Recreations watching and playing cricket
Clubs N/A
Style Sam Mendes, CBE
Career theatre and film director; asst dir Chichester Festival Theatre 1987-88, artistic dir Chichester Festival Theatre Tent 1988, artistic dir Minerva Studio Theatre Chichester 1989 (prodns incl Summerfolk and Love's Labour's Lost), freelance dir, artistic dir Donmar Warehouse until 2002, co-fndr (with >qv1qv2<91470>qv3<, and >qv1qv2<91471>qv3<, >ir<) Neal Street Prodns 2003-; >ir< prodns incl: London Assurance (Chichester and Haymarket) 1989, The Cherry Orchard (Aldwych) 1989, Troilus and Cressida (RSC, Swan) 1990, Kean (Old Vic and Toronto) 1990, Plough and the Stars (Young Vic) 1991, The Alchemist (RSC, Swan) 1991, The Sea (RNT) 1991, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (RNT and Aldwych, Olivier and Evening Standard Awards) 1992, Richard III (RSC regnl and world tour) 1992, Assassins (Donmar Warehouse, Critics' Circle Award) 1992, Translations (Donmar Warehouse) 1993, The Tempest (RSC, RST) 1993, Cabaret (Donmar Warehouse and Carlton TV, Gold Camera Award US Int Film Festival) 1993, The Birthday Party (RNT) 1994, Glengarry Glen Ross (Donmar Warehouse) 1994, Oliver! (London Palladium) 1994, The Glass Menagerie (Donmar Warehouse and Comedy, Critic's Circle Award) 1995, Company (Donmar and Albery, Critics' Circle Award) 1996, Habeas Corpus (Donmar Warehouse) 1996, Othello (RNT, Salzburg Int tour) 1997, The Fix (Donmar Warehouse) 1997, The Front Page (Donmar Warehouse) 1997, Cabaret (Roundabout Theatre NY, Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical) 1998, The Blue Room (Donmar Warehouse) 1998, To The Greenfields Beyond (Domar Warehouse) 2000, Uncle Vanya (Donmar Warehouse) 2002, Twelfth Night (Donmar Warehouse) 2002, Gypsy (Broadway NY) 2003, Richard III (Old Vic) 2011; >ir< American Beauty 1999, Road to Perdition 2002, Jarhead 2005, Revolutionary Road 2008, Away We Go 2009, Skyfall 2012; >ir< Hamburg Shakespeare Scholarship 1989, London Critics' Circle Most Promising Newcomer Award 1989, Olivier Award for Best Director (Company and The Glass Menagerie) 1996, Acad Award for Best Director and Best Film (American Beauty) 1999, numerous other awards for American Beauty, Hamburg Shakespeare Prize 2000, Olivier Awards for Best Revival and for Best Director (Uncle Vanya and Twelfth Night) 2003, Outstanding Br Film BAFTA (Skyfall) 2013, Best Film South Bank Award (Skyfall) 2013
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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