Alfonso Cuarón

Mexican filmmaker

Alfonso Cuarón Orozco (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈfonso kwaˈɾon]; born 28 November 1961) is a Mexican movie director, screenwriter, producer and editor. He is best known for his movies A Little Princess (1995), Y tu mamá también (2001), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Children of Men (2006), Gravity (2013), which earned him an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award and Roma.

Alfonso Cuarón
Cuarón at 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International.
Born (1961-11-28) 28 November 1961 (age 62)
Occupation(s)Movie director, screenwriter, producer and editor

Cuarón is also close friends with fellow Mexican filmmakers Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro G. Iñárritu. The group is sometimes known as "The Three Amigos of Cinema".[1]

Cuarón was born in Mexico City. He has been married twice. He has three children.[2]


  1. Thompson, Anne (24 September 2006). "Three amigos change face of Mexican film". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
  2. "Alfonso Cuarón biography". The Biography Channel. Archived from the original on 1 March 2014. Retrieved 1 March 2014.

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