J.A. Bayona


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J.A. Bayona was born on May 9, 1975 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Juan Antonio García Bayona. He is a director and producer, known for The Orphanage (2007), The Impossible (2012) and A Monster Calls (2016). See full bio »

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Known For

The Orphanage Director
(2007)
The Impossible Director
(2012)
A Monster Calls Director
(2016)
Mis vacaciones Director
(1999)

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 2022 The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (TV Series) (2 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.2 (2022)
- Episode #1.1 (2022)
 2018 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (directed by)
 2016 A Monster Calls (directed by)
 2015 9 días en Haití (Documentary short)
 2014 Penny Dreadful (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Séance (2014)
- Night Work (2014)
 2012 Keane: Disconnected (Music Video)
 2009 Nena Daconte: El Aleph (Music Video)
 2008 La Desgracia en 3D (Short)
 2007 The Orphanage (directed by)
 2005 Tierra de Hevia (Video) (as Juan Antonio Bayona, music video)
 2005 Lo echamos a suertes (Video short) (segment "Cómo repartimos los amigos", as Juan Antonio Bayona)
 2004 10 años con Camela (Video short) (as Juan Antonio Bayona)
 2004 Sonorama (Video)
 2003 OBK: Quiéreme otra vez (Music Video)
 2003 El hombre Esponja (Short) (as Juan Antonio Bayona)
 2001 Diminutos del calvario (Short) (segment "Muerte", as Juan Antonio Bayona)
 2000 Hevia: Tanzila (Music Video)
 2000 OBK: El cielo no entiende (Music Video)
 2000 OBK: Tu sigue así (Music Video)
 1999 Mis vacaciones (Short) (as Juan Antonio Bayona)
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Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (22 credits)
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Other Works:

Music video "Disconnected" for the band Keane - Director

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Alternate Names:

J. A. Bayona | Juan Antonio Bayona | J Bayona

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)

Relatives:

Carlos García Bayona (sibling) | See more »
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As of 2013, has directed 1 actress to an Academy Award-nominated performance: Naomi Watts (Best Actress, The Impossible (2012)). See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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