Álex de la Iglesia

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Álex de la Iglesia was born in Bilbao, Spain in 1965. At age ten he was drawing comics, and he acknowledges Alex Raymond (creator of Flash Gordon), Stan Lee (founder of Marvel Comics and creator of Spider-Man and The Hulk), as his spiritual fathers. Wishing to widen his knowledge, he studied at the University of Deusto, a private college in his ... See full bio »

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The Bar Director
The Last Circus Director


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 2020-2023 30 Coins (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- Episode #2.8 (2023)
- Episode #2.7 (2023)
- Episode #2.5 (2023)
- Episode #2.6 (2023)
- Episode #2.4 (2023)
 2021 Veneciafrenia
 2018 Una vez en la vida (Short)
 2017 The Bar
 2015 My Big Night
 2014 Messi (Documentary)
 2014 Words with Gods (segment "The Confession")
 2011 As Luck Would Have It (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2008 The Oxford Murders (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2006 El código (Short) (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2006 Hitler está vivo (Short) (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2006 The Baby's Room (TV Movie) (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2004 Ferpect Crime (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2002 800 Bullets (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2000 Common Wealth (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 1999 Dying of Laughter (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 1995 The Day of the Beast (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 1994 Marbella Vice (Video Game)
 1993 Mutant Action (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 1990 Mirindas asesinas (Short) (as Alex de la Iglesia)
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Dubbed John Ratzenberg ("The Underminer") for the Spanish-dubbed version of The Incredibles (2004) See more »

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3 Interviews | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Tallafé y Alex | Pichi | Alejandro de la Iglesia | Alex de la Iglesia


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I wouldn't want the kind of movies I do to become trendy. I've always hated trends and I would feel quite uncomfortable creating one.


President of the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (2009-2011). See more »


Frequently wrote his screenplays with Jorge Guerricaechevarría See more »



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