Christopher Edward Nolan (born 30 July 1970) is an English-American director, screenwriter and producer. He co-wrote and produced the 2013 film Man of Steel.

He was an executive producer on the 2016 film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and the 2017 film Justice League.


  • Before becoming a producer and executive producer for DCEU films, he previously directed, wrote and produced The Dark Knight Trilogy.
  • Christopher Nolan shares his birthday with Laurence Fishburne.