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Robert Anthony Rodriguez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, USA, to Rebecca (Villegas), a nurse, and Cecilio G. Rodríguez, a salesman. His family is of Mexican descent. Of all the people to be amazed by the images of John Carpenter's 1981 sci-fi parable, Escape from New York (1981), none were as captivated as the 12-year-old Rodriguez, who ... See full bio »

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Known For

Grindhouse
Grindhouse Producer
(2007)
Sin City
Sin City Director
(2005)
Planet Terror
Planet Terror Producer
(2007)

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 2018 Alita: Battle Angel (producer) (filming)
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Other Works:

Director & Editor Tito & Tarantula - After Dark (music video) Available on the Collector's Edition of "From Dusk till Dawn" 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:

Video technology puts filmmaking back in the hands of the people. That's how I learned how to make movies - making movies at home. See more »

Trivia:

[2008] Engaged to Rose McGowan. See more »

Trademark:

A huge fan of John Carpenter, Rodriguez will often make reference to his films in his own. E.g., the drug test scene in The Faculty (1998) to see who's an alien is a direct reference to the blood test scene in The Thing (1982). See more »

Nickname:

The Wizard

Star Sign:

Gemini

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