Alejandro Jodorowsky

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Birthday
17, 1929
Birthplace
Tocopilla, Chile
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
17, 1929 (age 89)
Birthplace
Tocopilla, Chile

About

Creator of surrealist films with cult followings, such as Fando and Lis, The Holy Mountain, and the epic that could have been, Frank Herbert's Dune.

Before Fame

He studied in Paris under the great performer Marcel Mareceau before moving to avant-garde theater.

Trivia

He wrote a series of science fiction comic books, most notably The Incal, and started his own spiritual belief that combined elements of Zen, shamanism, and tarot.

Family Life

He was born in Chile to Ukranian immigrants, the product of an unhappy union.

Associated With

He was the conductor of the wedding between Marilyn Manson and Dita Von Teese.