Álex de la Iglesia biography

Álex de la Iglesia

Film director

1965 –

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Who is Álex de la Iglesia?

Alejandro de la Iglesia Mendoza, more known as Álex de la Iglesia is a Spanish film director, screenwriter, producer and former comic book artist.

De la Iglesia's films combines grotesque and very dark elements such as death and murder: most of his work is considered dark comedies, but are also often considered to have horror and/or drama elements. All his films, with the notable exceptions of The Last Circus and As Luck Would Have It, were written together with Jorge Guerricaechevarría.

De la Iglesia was revered by Pedro Almodóvar who produced his first feature film Acción mutante in 1993. For his following film, The Day of the Beast, he won the Goya Award for Best Director.

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Born
Dec 4, 1965
Bilbao
Also known as
  • Alex de la Iglesia
  • Alejandro de la Iglesia Mendoza
  • Alejandro de la Iglesia
  • Alejandro "Álex" de la Iglesia Mendoza
  • De La Iglesia
  • Alex
  • Alex de la Iglesia Mendoza
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • Spanish people
  • Basque people
Nationality
  • Spain
Profession
Education
  • University of Deusto
Lived in
  • Bilbao

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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