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Baz Luhrmann


Baz's parents did Ballroom competitions, thus growing up around the very subject matter of his first three films. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 32 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Great Gatsby
(2013)
Moulin Rouge!
Moulin Rouge! Writer
(2001)
Australia
Australia Writer
(2008)
Strictly Ballroom
(1992)

Filmography

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  The Get Down (TV Series) (created by - 12 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (story by - 1 episode, 2016) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2016)
- Episode #1.12 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.11 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.10 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... (creator)
 2013 The Great Gatsby (screenplay)
 2012 Hard Chic (Short)
 2012 Naïf Chic (Short)
 2012 The Classical Body (Short)
 2012 The Exotic Body (Short)
 2012 The Surreal Body (Short)
 2012 Ugly Chic (Short)
 2009 The 81st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (sketches written by)
 2008 Australia (screenplay) / (story)
 2001 Moulin Rouge! (written by)
 1996 Romeo + Juliet (screenplay)
 1992 Strictly Ballroom (earlier screenplay) / (original idea) / (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in the music video, "Come What May", by Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman. See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

BLAM

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

The Red Curtain requires some basics. One is that the audience knows how it will end when it begins, it is fundamental that the story is extremely thin and extremely simple - that is a lot of labor. Then it is set in a heightened, created world. Then there is a device - the heightened world of Strictly Ballroom (1992), Verona Beach. Then there is another device - dance or iambic pentameter or ... See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the Australian Centenary Medal in the 2001 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Australian society in film direction and production. See more »

Trademark:

Films often begin in a comedic manner and end in tragedy See more »

Nickname:

Baz

Star Sign:

Virgo

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