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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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El Mariachi
El Mariachi Producer
(1992)
Planet Terror
Planet Terror Producer
(2007)

Filmography

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 2019 Ugly Dolls (producer) (pre-production)
 2018 Alita: Battle Angel (producer) (completed)
 2018 Spy Kids: Mission Critical (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- The Cookie Crumbles ... (executive producer)
- Off the Grid ... (executive producer)
- The Vinyl Countdown ... (executive producer)
- Inner- Childlike Behavior ... (executive producer)
- And, Scene! ... (executive producer)
  From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (showrunner - 1 episode, 2015)
- La Reina (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Bondage (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Best Little Horror House in Texas (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Attack of the 50-ft. Sex Machine (2015) ... (showrunner)
- The Take (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Sock 'em Dead (Short) (producer)
  The Director's Chair (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (producer - 8 episodes, 2014 - 2015)
- Michael Mann (2015) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- Robert Zemeckis (2015) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- Luis Valdez (2015) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- Francis Ford Coppola (2015) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- Quentin Tarantino Vol. II (2014) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
 2015 Cutting Crew (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- The Finale (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Amit Goes Out of Town (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Lancaster Barber Games (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Portraits (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Just Kidding (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2014-2015 Lucha Underground (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes)
- Caged Animals (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Eye for an Eye (2015) ... (executive producer)
- A Shot of El Patron (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Johnny Mundo vs. The Machine (2015) ... (executive producer)
- They Call Him Cage (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Matador (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Mala Sangre (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Dead Dreaming in Bagan (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Riot 'Til I Die (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Night of the Whale (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Anguish of Rosarito (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (producer)
 2014 On Set from Dusk Till Dawn (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Machete Kills (producer)
 2013/II Two Scoops (Short) (executive producer)
 2010 Machete (producer)
 2010 Predators (producer)
 2009 Shorts (producer)
 2009 Addicto de Salsa (TV Movie) (co-producer)
 2007 Planet Terror (producer)
 2007 Death Proof (producer)
 2007 Grindhouse (producer)
 2005 Curandero (executive producer)
 2004 Ten Minute Cooking School: Puerco Pibil (Video documentary short) (producer)
 2004 Ten Minute Flick School: Fast, Cheap, and in Control (Video documentary short) (producer)
 2003 Once Upon a Time in Mexico (producer)
 2003 Spy Kids 3: Game Over (producer)
 2001 Spy Kids (producer)
 1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (Video) (executive producer)
 1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (Video) (executive producer)
 1998 The Faculty (producer - uncredited)
 1996 From Dusk Till Dawn (executive producer)
 1995 Desperado (producer)
 1992 El Mariachi (producer)
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Show Show Thanks (79 credits)
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Other Works:

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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:

Turned down the chance to direct Kevin Smith's script for "Superman Lives" (which as of 2004 is not being made in to a feature film, having been replaced with another script). Kevin Smith also pursued Rodriguez to helm his controversial religious satire Dogma (1999). Rodriguez turned it down, insisting that the project was so personal that Smith ought to do it himself. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently sets his films in Texas See more »

Nickname:

The Wizard

Star Sign:

Gemini

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