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Jonathan Nolan is a British-American screenwriter, director, producer, and author

InformationDetail
BirthdayJune 6, 1976
NationalityBritish, American
FamousMovie Producers, Producer, Screenwriter, T V, Georgetown University, Film & Theater Personalities, Directors, T V & Movie Producers
SpousesLisa Joy (m. 2009)
SiblingsChristopher Nolan
Known asJonathan
Universities
  • Georgetown University
  • Loyola Academy
  • Georgetown University
Notable Alumnis
  • Georgetown University
Birth PlaceLondon
Height188cm
GenderMale
FatherBrendan James Nolan
MotherChristina Nolan
Sun SignGemini
Born inLondon
Famous asScreenwriter, Director, Producer

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Who is Jonathan Nolan?

Jonathan Nolan is an English-American screenwriter, director, producer, and author. He is best known for creating CBS’ sci-fi series ‘Person of Interest’ as well as for co-creating the science fiction drama ‘Westworld’ for HBO. Together with his elder brother, director Christopher Nolan, he has co-written several films including the thriller film ‘Memento’ for which he earned an Academy Award nomination. Nolan has also written or co-written the scripts for the hit movies ‘The Dark Knight’, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ and ‘Interstellar’. In recognition of his brilliant work, Nolan has earned numerous awards and nominations, including two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for ‘Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series’ and ‘Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series’ for his contribution to ‘Westworld.’ Nolan, who is one of the most respected British-American artistes, is not active on social media. He is a graduate of Georgetown University. The actor is married to producer and screenwriter Lisa Joy with whom he has two children.

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Career

In 2000, Jonathan Nolan's short story titled "Memento Mori" was used by his brother, Christopher, as the basis for the movie ‘Memento.’ The film became a major critical and commercial success. Five years later, Nolan along with his brother wrote the screenplay for the mystery thriller film ‘The Prestige’ which was released in 2006. After this, the brothers again collaborated and wrote the screenplay for the 2008 movie ‘The Dark Knight’. The movie went on to become the most commercially successful one among the Batman films till then. Its sequel titled ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ was released in 2012.

In 2011, the British-American artist served as a writer and executive producer for the series ‘Person of Interest’. The program ran for five series and starred Michael Emerson and Jim Caviezel. Then in 2014, Nolan wrote the screenplay for the sci-fi flick ‘Interstellar’. That year, it was also reported that he was writing and producing a program based on the late writer cum professor Isaac Asimov's ‘Foundation Trilogy’ for HBO.

Two years later, in 2016, he, along with his wife Lisa Joy wrote a pilot for the science fiction television series ‘Westworld’. The series is based on the 1973 film of the same name and takes place in a fictional Wild-West-themed amusement park. Nolan and Joy, along with J. J. Abrams, Jerry Weintraub, and Bryan Burk, serve as the executive producers of the show. So far, it has received mostly positive reviews from the critics.

Personal Life

Jonathan Nolan was born on June 6, 1976 in London, England to a British father and an American mother. He is the younger brother of popular TV director Christopher Nolan, the uncle of actor Magnus Nolan, and a brother-in-law of film producer Emma Thomas. He attended Loyola Academy and graduated from there in 1994. After this, he majored in English from the Georgetown University. Talking about Nolan’s love life, he is married to writer/producer Lisa Joy. The couple has a son as well as a daughter.

// Famous Producer

Jonathan Nolan biography timelines

  • // 1973 To 2016
    Two years later, in 2016, he, along with his wife Lisa Joy wrote a pilot for the science fiction television series ‘Westworld’. The series is based on the 1973 film of the same name and takes place in a fictional Wild-West-themed amusement park. Nolan and Joy, along with J. J. Abrams, Jerry Weintraub, and Bryan Burk, serve as the executive producers of the show. So far, it has received mostly positive reviews from the critics.
  • // 6th Jun 1976 To 1994
    Jonathan Nolan was born on June 6, 1976 in London, England to a British father and an American mother. He is the younger brother of popular TV director Christopher Nolan, the uncle of actor Magnus Nolan, and a brother-in-law of film producer Emma Thomas. He attended Loyola Academy and graduated from there in 1994. After this, he majored in English from the Georgetown University. Talking about Nolan’s love life, he is married to writer/producer Lisa Joy. The couple has a son as well as a daughter.
  • // 2011 To 2014
    In 2011, the British-American artist served as a writer and executive producer for the series ‘Person of Interest’. The program ran for five series and starred Michael Emerson and Jim Caviezel. Then in 2014, Nolan wrote the screenplay for the sci-fi flick ‘Interstellar’. That year, it was also reported that he was writing and producing a program based on the late writer cum professor Isaac Asimov's ‘Foundation Trilogy’ for HBO.

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Jonathan Nolan's FAQ

  • What is Jonathan Nolan birthday?

    Jonathan Nolan was born at 1976-06-06

  • Where is Jonathan Nolan's birth place?

    Jonathan Nolan was born in London

  • What is Jonathan Nolan nationalities?

    Jonathan Nolan's nationalities is British,American

  • Who is Jonathan Nolan spouses?

    Jonathan Nolan's spouses is Lisa Joy (m. 2009)

  • Who is Jonathan Nolan siblings?

    Jonathan Nolan's siblings is Christopher Nolan

  • What was Jonathan Nolan universities?

    Jonathan Nolan studied at Georgetown University, Loyola Academy, Georgetown University

  • What was Jonathan Nolan notable alumnis?

    Jonathan Nolan's notable alumnis is Georgetown University

  • How tall is Jonathan Nolan?

    Jonathan Nolan's height is 188

  • Who is Jonathan Nolan's father?

    Jonathan Nolan's father is Brendan James Nolan

  • Who is Jonathan Nolan's mother?

    Jonathan Nolan's mother is Christina Nolan

  • What is Jonathan Nolan's sun sign?

    Jonathan Nolan is Gemini

  • How famous is Jonathan Nolan?

    Jonathan Nolan is famouse as Screenwriter, Director, Producer

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