Cary Joji Fukunaga


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Cary Joji Fukunaga is a Japanese-American film director, screenwriter, cinematographer and producer from Oakland, California who is known for directing the James Bond film No Time to Die, Kofi, Beasts of No Nation, Jane Eyre and Sin nombre. He co-write the 2017 film adaptation of the Stephen King book It. He directed several episodes of the ... See full bio »

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Tue, May 24 9:35 PM PDT on INDIE (621)
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Sat, May 28 6:27 PM PDT on MPLEX (620)

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 25 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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(2015)
Sin Nombre Director
(2009)
No Time to Die Director
(2021)
True Detective Producer
(2014-2019)

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 2020 Joe Bell (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2018-2020 The Alienist (TV Series) (executive producer - 18 episodes)
- Angel of Darkness: Better Angels (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Angel of Darkness: Last Exit to Brooklyn (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Angel of Darkness: Memento Mori (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Angel of Darkness: Belly of the Beast (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Angel of Darkness: Gilded Cage (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2014-2019 True Detective (TV Series) (executive producer - 24 episodes)
- Now Am Found (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Final Country (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Hunters in the Dark (2019) ... (executive producer)
- If You Have Ghosts (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Hour and the Day (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Carnivore (Short) (executive producer)
 2018 Maniac (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- The Lake of the Clouds (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Larger Structural Issues (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Utangatta (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Exactly Like You (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Furs by Sebastian (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Thumper (executive producer)
 2016 Little Boxes (executive producer)
 2015 Beasts of No Nation (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 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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Alternate Names:

Cary Jôji Fukunaga | Cary Fukunaga

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)

Parents:

Fukunaga, Anthony Shuzo | May (Grufman), Gretchen

Relatives:

Fukunaga, Jeremy (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

There's nothing I find more lazy than unmotivated camerawork just to make things look interesting. 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 »

Trademark:

Films often feature a child dying or loss of innocence See more »

Nickname:

Cary Fukunaga

Star Sign:

Cancer

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