Alfonso Cuarón


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Alfonso Cuarón Orozco was born on November 28th in Mexico City, Mexico. From an early age, he yearned to be either a film director or an astronaut. However, he did not want to enter the army, so he settled for directing. He didn't receive his first camera until his twelfth birthday, and then immediately started to film everything he saw, showing ... See full bio »

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Won 4 Oscars. Another 256 wins & 200 nominations. See more awards »

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Gravity Writer
(2013)
(2006)
(2001)
Roma Writer
(2018)

Filmography

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  A Boy and His Shoe (screenplay) (announced)
  Ascension (TV Series) (announced)
  Disclaimer (TV Series) (3 episodes) (filming)
 2018 Roma (written by)
  Believe (TV Series) (created by - 7 episodes, 2014) (creator - 6 episodes, 2014) (written by - 1 episode, 2014)
- Perception (2014) ... (creator)
- Second Chance (2014) ... (creator)
- Revelation (2014) ... (creator)
- Collapse (2014) ... (creator)
- Prodigy (2014) ... (creator)
 2014 Muddy Girl (Short) (writer - as Alfonso Cuaron)
 2013 Gravity (written by)
 2007 The Shock Doctrine (Documentary short) (written by)
 2007 The Possibility of Hope (Video documentary short) (concept)
 2006 Children of Men (screenplay)
 2006 Paris, je t'aime (segment "Parc Monceau", as Alfonso Cuaron)
 2001 Y tu mamá también (written by)
 1997 Sístole diástole (Short) (screenplay)
 1991 Sólo con tu pareja (screenplay)
  Hora marcada (TV Series) (screenplay - 4 episodes, 1989 - 1990) (writer - 2 episodes, 1990)
- No retornable (1990) ... (screenplay)
- De Ogros (1990) ... (screenplay)
- Ángel Pérez (1990) ... (writer)
- Zangamanga (1990) ... (writer)
- No estoy jugando (1989) ... (screenplay)
 1983 Cuarteto para el fin del tiempo (Short) (screenplay)
 1983 Vengeance Is Mine (Short) (screenplay)
 1983 Who's He Anyway (Short) (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed two commercials for PBS (Public Broadcasting Service), "Fish" and "Naked", for the series "Be More".

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 15 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Alfonso Cuaron | Poncho Cuarón | Alfonso Cuarón Orozco

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Annalisa Bugliani  (divorced)  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Tess Bu Cuarón | See more »

Parents:

Cuaron, Alfredo

Relatives:

Carlos Cuarón (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

[on Roma] When setting up Roma, I wasn't concerned about narrative, I was concerned about memory. I was concerned about spaces, textures, and trusting that all of that together would interweave a narrative by itself...a cinematic narrative. See more »

Trivia:

Alfonso Cuarón won the 2019 Academy Award in the Best Cinematography category for his work on Roma (2018). See more »

Trademark:

When directing, he flashes the title of the movie both at the beginning and at the end of all of his films. See more »

Nickname:

Alfie

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