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Alejandro González Iñárritu


Alejandro González Iñárritu (Spanish pronunciation, ih-nyar-ee-too; born August 15, 1963) is a Mexican film director. González Iñárritu is the first Mexican director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and by the Directors Guild of America for Best Director. He is also the first Mexican born director to have won the Prix de la ... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 94 wins & 80 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The One Percent (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.10 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.9 (2015) ... (creator)
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 2015 The Revenant (screenplay) (filming)
 2014 Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (written by - as Alejandro G. Iñárritu)
 2010 Biutiful (based on a story by) / (screenplay)
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "Anna")
 2006/I Babel (idea)
 2002 September 11 (segment "Mexico")
 2001 Powder Keg (Short) (written by)
 1996 El timbre (Short)
 1995 Detrás del dinero (TV Short) (screenplay) / (story)
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Other Works:

Directed short film "Powder Keg" for bmwfilms.com - Internet and DVD for BMW (2001) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu | Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Alejándro Gonzales Iñárritu

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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[on why he didn't record an audio commentary for 21 Grams (2003)] I don't like them. I feel that if you have to explain something, it loses strength. It's like a magician trying to explain his magic, in a way. Those kind of things make me feel like I've lost something special about the film. The film should explain itself. See more »

Trivia:

He and Alfonso Cuarón are the only Mexican winners of the Best Director Oscar. They were also consecutive winners. See more »

Trademark:

Uses cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto in all his films See more »

Nickname:

El Negro

Star Sign:

Leo

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