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Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro AlmodóvarAKA Pedro Almodóvar Caballero

Born: 25-Sep-1951
Birthplace: Calzada de Calatrava, Ciudad Real, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Film Director

Nationality: Spain
Executive summary: Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!


[1] Jumana Farouky, "Acceptance, One Reel at a Time", Time, 10 October 2005, "Almodóvar was not always so outspoken. Spain's legacy of repression was so strong that even though the rest of the world embraced him as a gay iconoclast, he was reluctant to take up the role in his own country. He only recently started discussing his sexuality in the Spanish press, and still keeps his private life private. “He has admitted he is gay and that is all we have ever got out of him," says Arnaldo Gancedo, president of Spain’s Confederation of Gays, Lesbians and Transsexuals. “He has never supported us, or any gay movements."

Mother: Francisca Caballero
Brother: Agustín Almodóvar

    High School: (1968)

    Golden Globe
    French Legion of Honor 1997

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    I'm So Excited (8-Mar-2013)
    The Skin I Live In (19-May-2011)
    Broken Embraces (17-Mar-2009)
    Volver (10-Mar-2006)
    Bad Education (19-Mar-2004)
    Talk to Her (15-Mar-2002)
    All About My Mother (8-Apr-1999)
    Live Flesh (12-Oct-1997)
    The Flower of My Secret (22-Sep-1995)
    Kika (29-Oct-1993)
    High Heels (23-Oct-1991)
    Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (9-Feb-1990)
    Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (23-Mar-1988)
    Law of Desire (7-Feb-1987)
    Matador (7-Mar-1986)
    What Have I Done to Deserve This? (25-Oct-1984)
    Dark Habits (1983)
    Labyrinth of Passion (29-Sep-1982)
    Pepi Luci Bom (27-Oct-1980)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Madonna: Truth or Dare (10-May-1991) · Himself
    What Have I Done to Deserve This? (25-Oct-1984)
    Dark Habits (1983)



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