Jose Padilha

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Birthday
1, 1967
Birthplace
Brazil
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1967 (age 52)
Birthplace
Brazil

About

Director, screenwriter, and producer from Brazil. He directed the acclaimed films Elite Squad and Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within, winning a Golden Bear award for the former.

Before Fame

He studied politics and literature at Oxford University.

Trivia

He directed Joel Kinnaman, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, and Michael Keaton in the 2014 version of Robocop.

Family Life

He was raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Associated With

He and Walter Salles both became popular Brazilian film directors.