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Salvador Dalí (1904–1989)


Surrealist-turned-catholic painter Dalí worked on various movies as well. While a member of the French surrealist group, he co-wrote Un Chien Andalou (1929) and L'Age d'Or (1930) with Luis Buñuel. The latter may have marked the beginning of a long-lasting quarrel with the surrealists when Dalí did not agree on Buñuel's anti-clericalism. While ... See full bio »

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 2003 Destino (Short) (story)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Datsun Car (1973). See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Biographical Movies | 7 Print Biographies | 8 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 11 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Salvador Dali | Dali

Height:

5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
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Personal Quote:

Beauty is but the conscious sum of all our perversions. See more »

Trivia:

In 1923, in Madrid, at the Residencia de Estudiantes, Dalí met the poet Federico García Lorca who promptly fell in love with him. A close and passionate friendship developed in the following years. In the summer of 1927 Lorca twice tried physical intimacy with a somewhat complacent Dalí. He, nevertheless, became fearful of the homo-erotic aspects of the friendship and distanced himself of Lorca ... See more »

Trademark:

Surrealist paintings often featuring things such as melting clocks See more »

Nickname:

Avida Dollars

Star Sign:

Taurus

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