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(TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
The Director's Chair
(TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (producer - 8 episodes, 2014 - 2015)
- Luis Valdez
... (executive producer) / (producer)
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
(TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
(producer - produced by)
Rebel without a Crew, or how a 23-year-old filmmaker with $7,000 became a Hollywood Player, (Dutton Books, 1995).
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
8 Interviews |
7 Articles |
Robert Rodriguez 'My Brother' | Robert Rodriguez and Band | Mi Hermano Robert R. | Roberto Rodriguez | Robert Rodríguez
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
Video technology puts filmmaking back in the hands of the people. That's how I learned how to make movies - making movies at home.
He earned most of the $7000 it cost to make El Mariachi
(1992) by subjecting himself to experimental drug studies. One of the experimental drugs that was tested on Rodriguez was a "speed healer." He has two divots in his arms as a result of the removed sample.
DVD releases of his movies always include a do-it-yourself/behind-the-scenes features on the movies entitled "10-minute Film School" (although they are rarely actually ten minutes). Beginning with the disc for Once Upon a Time in Mexico
(2003), he's also begun including "10-minute Cooking School" to show how to cook the trademark dishes his characters dine on.