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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 99 wins & 91 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Gravity
Gravity Writer
(2013)
Children of Men
(2006)
Y Tu Mamá También
(2001)

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 2006 Paris, je t'aime (segment "Parc Monceau", as Alfonso Cuaron)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 13 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:

[on directing 'Gravity'] There were times when it felt as though everything and everyone was conspiring against the process. But the thing about adversities is that they force you out of your comfort zone. The bad outcome is that you might drift into the void, but the other outcome is that you might gain amazing tools for growth and knowledge. See more »

Trivia:

He is friends with singer Ian Brown and offered to direct one of his future videos. See more »

Trademark:

When directing, he flashes the title of the movie both at the beginning and at the end of all of his films. See more »

Nickname:

Alfie

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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