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Thursday 30 October 2014

Mendes in Achievement exhibition

Sam Mendes' picture was taken on the set of Skyfall

The names Mendes, Sam Mendes - the 007 director's portrait will be part of a new exhibition of inspirational individuals.

The filmmaker posed for photographers Jonathan Anderson and Edwin Low on the set of the most recent Bond film, Skyfall, a t Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire.

His picture, along with portraits of TV presenter and writer Charlie Brooker and actress Gina McKee, will form part of a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in central London called Achievement: New Photographs 2011-2013.

The exhibition runs until January 5 and will be shown alongside a separate selection of pictures of prominent women including Baroness Scotland, the first woman Attorney General, and Dame Helen Alexander, the first female president of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

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