Carlos Castaneda (I) (1925–1998)

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Carlos Castaneda, dubbed "godfather of the New Age movement," was born in Peru and came to the United States in 1951, originally hoping to make it as a sculptor. He worked a series of odd jobs and took classes in philosophy, literature and creative writing. While a graduate student in anthropology at UCLA, he interviewed and underwent an alleged ... See full bio »

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 2010 Svetimkunis (Short) (writer)
 1995 Castaneda et caetera (TV Short documentary) (writer)
 1995 L'Oeil du cyclone (TV Series documentary short) (writer - 1 episode)
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 1979 Igelkotten (Short) (book)
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 2004 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer (Documentary)

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For some reason I liked the way he looked at me. There was something very peculiar about the way he stares at people. It was very remarkable. It was more that stare which made me go to see him than my interest in anthropological work. See more »


Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 103-104. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

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