Sam Mendes is an Academy-Award winning English film and stage director, film producer and screenwriter. After contributing to several plays including 'Cabaret' (1993), 'Oliver' (1994), 'The Glass Menagerie' (1995), he made his film directorial debut with the drama movie ‘American Beauty’ (1999). This was followed by the hits 'Road to Perdition' (2002) and 'Revolutionary Road' (2008).
As a film producer/executive producer, Mendes has worked for the successful films 'Starter for 10' (2006) and 'The Kite Runner' (2007). 'Skyfall' (2012) and 'Spectre' (2015) are the highest grossing of his directional career. Out of the films Mendes directed, some have tasted failure too. Some of Sam Mendes’ flop movies include 'Things We Lost in the Fire' (2007) and 'Away We Go' (2009).
He has also produced many television programs including 'Stuart: A Life Backwards' (2007), 'Henry IV, Part I' (2012), 'Henry IV, Part II' (2012), 'Henry V' (2012), 'Penny Dreadful' (2014-2016), and 'Britannia' (2017).