Alfonso Cuarón

Film Director Alfonso Cuarón
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Profession: Film Director


Biography: Alfonso Cuarón is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer, and editor. He is best known for his films Y Tu Mamá También (2001), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Children of Men (2006), and Roma (2018).

Cuarón began his career as a television director working on Mexican soap operas. He made his feature film debut with Sólo Con Tu Pareja (1991), a black comedy about infidelity. The film was a commercial and critical success, and launched Cuarón's career as a filmmaker.

Cuarón has since directed a number of successful films and is considered one of the most important filmmakers working today. His films have won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for Best Director for Roma.

Born: November 28, 1961
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Age: 61 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Historical Events

  • 2013-08-27 "Gravity", directed and co-written by Alfonso Cuarón and starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney premieres at the Venice Film Festival
  • 2014-02-16 67th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs): "12 Years a Slave" Best Film, Alfonso Cuarón Best Director
  • 2018-08-30 Film "Roma" directed and written by Alfonso Cuarón, (Best Director 2019 Academy Awards) starring Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira premieres at the Venice Film Festival
  • 2019-02-10 72nd British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs): "Roma" Best Film, Alfonso Cuarón Best Director, Olivia Coleman, Rami Malek best actors
  • 2019-02-24 91st Academy Awards: Best Picture "Green Book", Best Director Alfonso Cuarón, Best Actor Rami Malek, Best Actress Olivia Colman

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