Alfonso Cuarón

Alfonso Cuarón

Birthday1961-11-28
AgeHe is 57 years old
Birth Sign Sagittarius (nov. 22 - déc. 21)
EthnicityMexicans
GenderMale
Height1.822 m
His Parents
Alfonso Cuarón's mother's and father's name are Alfredo Cuarón
Alfonso Cuarón's Children
He has 3 Children. Their names are Jonás Cuarón and Olmo Teodoro Cuarón and Tess Bu Cuarón.
Alias for Alfonso Cuarón
known other names for Alfonso Cuarón
Who is Alfonso Cuarón?
Alfonso Cuarón Orozco is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer and editor best known for his films A Little Princess, Y Tu Mamá También, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Children of Men, and Gravity. Most of his work has been praised by both audience and critics, mostly by his famous and groundbreaking continuous uninterrupted shots technique; he also has been nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Original Screenplay for Y Tu Mamá También, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Film Editing for Children of Men, and Best Picture for Gravity, which also earned him the Best Director and Best Film Editing awards alongside with the Golden Globe Award for Best Director and the BAFTA Awards for Best British Film and Best Direction. He also won a BAFTA Award for Best Film not in the English Language as one of the producers of Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth. Cuarón's brother Carlos, as well as his son Jonás, are writers and directors as well and both acted as co-writers in some of his works. He is also friends with fellow Mexican directors Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro González Iñárritu, collectively known as "The Three Amigos of Cinema."
Education
He went to the following schools
  • National Autonomous University of Mexico
Receives Awards
  • BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Language Film - Álvaro Augustín
  • San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Foreign Language Film - Y Tu Mamá También
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Foreign Language Film - Y Tu Mamá También
  • Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Foreign Language Film - 8th Critics' Choice Awards
  • Gotham Independent Film Tribute Award - Guillermo del Toro
  • Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film - 18th Independent Spirit Awards
  • ADG's Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award - Mike Newell
  • Ariel Award for Best Original Story - Carlos Cuarón
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture
  • Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Director - 19th Critics' Choice Awards
Films
  • Quantum of Solace Cameo appearance