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Date of Birth 12 November 1934Lajas, Puerto Rico

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Considered by many to be the most influential filmmaker in Puerto Rico. Jacobo Morales' Lo que le pasó a Santiago (1989) reached an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film in 1990. Being the only Academy Award recognition a Puerto Rican film has yet to reach. Morales burst onto the entertainment industry at the age of fourteen. Soon after, he developed his writing skills followed by his highly recognized film direction.

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Spouse (1)

Blanca Silvia Eró (? - present)

Trivia (4)

Widely considered as the most important filmmaker of his generation in Puerto Rico.
During filming and production of Linda Sara (1994) he carried a diary which was later on published in 1998 as Linda Sara el guión y su historia.
Has written seven theater plays. Six in which he has starred and directed.
In 2009 the New York International Film Festival gave tribute to this filmmaker in the Lincoln Center.

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