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Robert Rodriguez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, USA. At a very young age he showed an interest in cartooning and filmmaking and devoted all of his time towards developing this fascination. Finally, it paid off, resulting in him in making real movies; and just the first of them - El mariachi (1992) - made him the legend of independent, ... See full bio »

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 2014 The Director's Chair (TV Series) (1 episode) (post-production)
- John Carpenter (2014)
 2014 Matador (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Quid Go Pro (2014)
 2014 From Dusk Till Dawn (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Pandemonium (2014)
- Blood Runs Thick (2014)
- Pilot (2014)
 2013 Machete Kills
 2013/II Two Scoops (Short)
 2011/I The Black Mamba (Short)
 2010 Machete
 2009 Shorts
 2007 Planet Terror
 2007 Grindhouse (segment "Planet Terror", fake trailer segment "Machete")
 2005 Sin City
 2004 How to Make Cool Home Movies (Video short)
 2004 Ten Minute Film School: Big Movies Made Cheap (Video documentary short)
 2004 Inside Troublemaker Studios (Video documentary short)
 2004 Ten Minute Cooking School: Puerco Pibil (Video documentary short)
 2004 Ten Minute Flick School: Fast, Cheap and in Control (Video documentary short)
 2003 Del Castillo (Video) (live segments)
 2001 Spy Kids
 1998 Ten More Minutes: Anatomy of a Shootout (Video documentary short) (uncredited)
 1998 The Robert Rodriguez Ten Minute Film School (Video documentary short) (uncredited)
 1998 The Faculty
 1995 Four Rooms (segment "The Misbehavers")
 1995 Desperado
 1994 Roadracers (TV Movie)
 1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Roadracers (1994)
 1992 El mariachi
 1991 Bedhead (Short)
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Other Works:

Directed a Martini vermouth ad for the European market (Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands and Spain) starring George Clooney, Jaime King and Leonor Varela. Title: El Toro. Client: Bacardi Global Brands. Agency: McCann Erickson. Production company: @radical.media. Production designer: Tom Foden. Music: Silas Hite... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 8 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Robert Rodriguez 'My Brother' | Robert Rodriguez and Band | Mi Hermano Robert R. | Roberto Rodriguez | Robert Rodríguez

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I always consider Salma [Hayek] for my projects, even for male roles. See more »

Trivia:

He earned most of the $7000 it cost to make El mariachi (1992) by subjecting himself to experimental drug studies. One of the experimental drugs that was tested on Rodriguez was a "speed healer." He has two divots in his arms as a result of the removed sample. See more »

Trademark:

Unlike many action films, his often show the characters reloading their weapons at realistic times and carrying ammunition. See more »

Nickname:

The Wizard

Star Sign:

Gemini

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