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Cary Joji Fukunaga


Cary Joji Fukunaga was born on July 10, 1977 in Oakland, California, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Beasts of No Nation (2015), Sin Nombre (2009) and True Detective (2014). See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 24 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Beasts of No Nation
(2015)
Sin Nombre
Sin Nombre Director
(2009)
True Detective
True Detective Producer
(2014-2015)
It
It Writer
(2017)

Filmography

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  Black Lung (executive producer - as Cary Fukunaga) (pre-production)
  The American (producer) (pre-production)
 2018 Maniac (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.8 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.9 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 The Alienist (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Castle in the Sky (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Requiem (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Psychopathia Sexualis (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Many Sainted Men (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Ascension (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Thumper (executive producer)
 2016 Little Boxes (executive producer)
 2015 Beasts of No Nation (producer - as Cary Fukunaga)
 2014-2015 True Detective (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes)
- Omega Station (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Black Maps and Motel Rooms (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Church in Ruins (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Other Lives (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Down Will Come (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2011 On the Ice (executive producer - as Cary Fukunaga)
 2004 Victoria para chino (Short) (executive producer - as Cary Fukunaga)
 2003 Kofi (Short) (executive producer - as Cary Fukunaga)
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Show Show Writer (8 credits)
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Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (13 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Cary Jôji Fukunaga | Cary Fukunaga

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

My dad worked for a generator company and then UC Berkeley, and my mom was as a dental hygienist and then eventually a history teacher. My uncles and aunts, all of them are elementary school teachers or scientists. See more »

Trivia:

Cary's father is from a Japanese family, and was born in a Japanese-American internment camp during World War II. Cary's maternal grandfather was of Swedish descent, and Cary's maternal grandmother's ancestry is English and German. See more »

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Nickname:

Cary Fukunaga

Star Sign:

Cancer

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