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Alfonso Cuarón


Alfonso Cuarón Orozco was born on November 28th in Mexico City, Mexico. From an early age, he yearned to be either a film director or an astronaut. However, he did not want to enter the army, so he settled for directing. He didn't receive his first camera until his twelfth birthday, and then immediately started to film everything he saw, showing ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 93 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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  A Boy and His Shoe (screenplay) (announced)
  Believe (TV Series) (6 episodes, 2014) (created by - 7 episodes, 2014) (written by - 1 episode, 2014)
- Perception (2014) ... (created by)
- Second Chance (2014) ... (created by)
- Revelation (2014) ... (created by)
- Collapse (2014) ... (created by)
- Prodigy (2014) ... (created by)
 2013 Gravity (written by)
 2007 The Shock Doctrine (Documentary short) (written by)
 2007 The Possibility of Hope (Video documentary short) (concept)
 2006 Children of Men (screenplay)
 2006 Paris, je t'aime (segment "Parc Monceau", as Alfonso Cuaron)
 1997 Sistole Diastole (Short) (screenplay)
 1991 Love in the Time of Hysteria (screenplay)
  Hora Marcada (TV Series) (screenplay - 4 episodes, 1989 - 1990) (writer - 2 episodes, 1990)
- No retornable (1990) ... (screenplay)
- De Ogros (1990) ... (screenplay)
- Ángel Pérez (1990) ... (writer)
- Zangamanga (1990) ... (writer)
- No estoy jugando (1989) ... (screenplay)
 1983 Quartet for the End of Time (Short) (screenplay)
 1983 Who's He Anyway (Short) (screenplay)
 1983 Vengeance Is Mine (Short) (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Directed two commercials for PBS (Public Broadcasting Service), "Fish" and "Naked", for the series "Be More".

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 12 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alfonso Cuaron | Poncho Cuarón | Alfonso Cuarón Orozco

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

There are fewer established rules in the way you tell a story for commercials than in features,it's a great little short story you get to play with. See more »

Trivia:

He is the first Mexican-born director to win the Oscar for Best Director, achieving the feat for Gravity (2013). See more »

Trademark:

Use of long continuous and digitally blended shots See more »

Nickname:

Alfie

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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