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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 35 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2016 The Get Down (TV Series) (13 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.12 (2016)
- Episode #1.13 (2016)
- Episode #1.11 (2016)
- Episode #1.10 (2016)
- Episode #1.8 (2016)
 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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TV commercial: In late 2004 he directed the world's most expensive advertisement for Chanel No 5, a four-minute short film titled "No 5: The Film" starring Nicole Kidman (who he worked with for Moulin Rouge! (2001)) and Rodrigo Santoro. The ad, about a fairy-tale romance in which Chanel is part of the story but is not what the story is about,... See more »

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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:

. . . if you make a film full of risk, studios don't run towards you to give you $50,000,000 in order to reinvent the post-modern musical, I can tell you. If you do manage to cajole them into doing it and you want to maintain the flag of creative freedom, you better make sure that it pays its bill. See more »

Trivia:

His father died the first day of filming Moulin Rouge! (2001). 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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