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Charles Cotayo

A versatile and prolific writer, Carlos (Charles) Cotayo was born in Havana and raised and educated in the United States. English is his first language, although he speaks and writes Spanish fluently. He attended The Florida State University where he majored in writing, and received the Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society award for Outstanding ... See full bio »
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Hide Hide Show Show Writer (2 credits)
 1999 Mind Twister (Video)
 1988 Decapolis II (writer)
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 1989 The Victims (assistant executive producer)
 1988 Decapolis II (producer)
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 1988 Decapolis II
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 1988 Decapolis II
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 1988 Decapolis II

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In the Latin musical arena his list of superstar interviews is likewise impressive: Shakira, Alejandro Sanz, Celia Cruz, Soraya, Luis Fonsi, Juanes, Rosario, Alejandra Guzman, Marc Anthony, Alejandro Fernandez, Julieta Venegas, Gloria Estefan, Natalia Oreiro, Julio Iglesias, among many other leading artists. See more »


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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I never take success personally. Like a good movie, it's always a collaborative effort. See more »


Charles wrote his first motion picture treatment, "Central Express," at the age of 13, when disaster films were becoming popular. He sent the first draft of the manuscript to director Bob Fosse in New York City after seeing "Cabaret." Mr. Fosse kindly responded with words of practical wisdom: to focus on originality. Charles took his advice to heart and would later debut on the big screen writing... See more »


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