Samuel Alexander "Sam" Mendes (born 1965) is an English stage and film director who has made a number of critically successful works in both mediums. He was married to KateWinslet, the female lead in his ''Revolutionary Road'', between 2003 and 2010.

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!!Films directed by Mendes include:
* ''Film/AmericanBeauty'' (1999)
* ''Film/RoadToPerdition'' (2002)
* ''Film/{{Jarhead}}'' (2005)
* ''Film/RevolutionaryRoad'' (2008)
* ''Film/AwayWeGo'' (2009)
* ''Film/{{Skyfall}}'' (2012)

!!Stage productions directed by Mendes include:
* ''Theatre/{{Cabaret}}'' (1993 revival, London; co-directed restaging on Broadway in 1998)
* ''Theatre/{{Oliver}}'' (1994 revival, London)
* ''Theatre/{{Gypsy}}'' (2003 Broadway revival)
* ''Theatre/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'' (2013, London)