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Barry Jenkins (III)


Barry Jenkins was born on November 19, 1979 in Miami, Florida, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Moonlight (2016), Medicine for Melancholy (2008) and If Beale Street Could Talk (2018). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 69 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Moonlight
Moonlight Director
(2016)
Medicine for Melancholy
(2008)
My Josephine
My Josephine Director
(2003)

Filmography

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 2017 Dear White People (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Chapter V (2017)
 2016/I Moonlight
 2011 Chlorophyl (Short)
 2011 Futurestates (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Remigration (2011)
 2009 Tall Enough (Short)
 2009 A Young Couple (Short)
 2003 Little Brown Boy (Short)
 2003 My Josephine (Short)
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Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
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Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (22 credits)

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his next film project "If Beale Street Could Talk"] [Author] James Baldwin is a man of and ahead of his time; his interrogations of the American consciousness have remained relevant to this day. To translate the power of Tish and Fonny's love to the screen in Baldwin's image is a dream I've long held dear. Working alongside the Baldwin Estate, I'm excited to finally make that dream come true.... See more »

Trivia:

Favorite part of the filmmaking process is hands-on production which is where his real creative energy emerges. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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