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, as well as Cabaret,... See All


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