Sam Mendes Overview

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Born: August 01, 1965

Sam Mendes was born in Redding, England. He admits it was, "one of the more boring towns,[and] not a great place to be born. I wish I'd been born in a more glamorous place, but I grew up in London and moved to Oxford when I was about 12. My mum was a publisher. Then back to London in my 20s . . . so I feel I'm a Londoner." While in London, his fame grew in the West End with several hit productions, including the award winning production ofThe Rise and Fall of Little Voice,... See All


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