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Pedro Almodóvar

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Birthday
25, 1949
Birthplace
Spain
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Spain

About

Illustrious director who received an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film for his 1999 film All About My Mother and an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his 2002 film Talk to Her. He initially gained recognition for his 1988 film Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.

Before Fame

He directed his first feature, Pepi, Luci, Bom, in 1980.

Trivia

In 1986, he co-founded the production company El Deseo with his younger brother Augustin.

Family Life

He was one of four children born to parents Antonio Almodovar and Francisca Caballero.

Associated With

His 2002 film Talk to Her starred Penelope Cruz.