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Famous Film Directors from Spain

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List of famous film directors from Spain, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Spain has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Spanish directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Spain and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

This list includes José Luis Garci, Michael Frost and more items.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Spanish directors?" and "Which directors are from Spain?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Spain in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Spanish directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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Achero Mañas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 53
Achero Mañas (born September 5, 1966 in Madrid) is a Spanish film director. He is a former actor that had filmed several successful short films before receiving awards and recognition ...more
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Adán Aliaga is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
Adán Aliaga
age 56
Adán Aliaga is a film director, screenwriter, film producer and cinematographer.
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Adrián Garc&iacut... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 39
Adrián García Bogliano is a screenwriter, film director and film editor.
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Adrián Saba is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
Adrián Saba
age 31
Adrián Saba is a film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.
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Agustí Villaronga... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 66
Agustí Villaronga Riutort (Catalan pronunciation: [əɣusˈti βiʎəˈɾoŋɡə]; born 4 March 1953) is a Balearic Spanish film director, screenwriter and actor. He has directed seven feature ...more
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Agustín Dí... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 69
Agustín Díaz Yanes (born 1950, Madrid) is a Spanish Goya Awards winner screenwriter and film director.
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Agustín Navarro ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
Dec. at 75 (1926-2001)
Agustín Navarro (1926 – July 14, 2001) was a Spanish film director. He studied Philosophy. He directed films such as 15 bajo la lona (1959), El cerro de los locos (1960), Cuidado con las ...more
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Ahmad Natche is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
Ahmad Natche
age 45
Ahmad Natche is a film director, film editor, screenwriter and film producer.
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Aitor Mazo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
Aitor Mazo
age 58
Aitor Mazo is an actor, film director and screenwriter.
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Aitor Merino is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 47
Aitor Merino is an actor.
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Alba Mora is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 38
Alba Mora is a film director, film editor and a screenwriter.
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Albert Albacete is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 62
Albert Albacete is a photographer, film director and screenwriter.
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Albert Grabuleda Capdevi... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 36
Albert Grabuleda Capdevila is an actor.
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Albert Serra is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 44
Albert Serra is an actor, film director,film editor, screenwriter and a film producer.
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Alberto Ferreras is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
Alberto Ferreras is a film producer, director and screenwriter.
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Alberto Morais is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 43
Alberto Morais is a film producer, director and screenwriter.
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Alberto Rodríguez... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 48
Alberto Rodríguez is a film director and screenwriter.
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Aldo Sambrell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
Dec. at 79 (1931-2010)
Alfredo Sánchez Brell (23 February 1931 – 10 July 2010), known as Aldo Sambrell, was a Spanish actor, director, and producer who appeared in over 150 films between 1961 and 1996.
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Alejandro Amenába... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 47
Alejandro Fernando Amenábar Cantos (born March 31, 1972) is a Spanish-Chilean film director, screenwriter and composer. Among other honors, he has won nine Goyas and two European Film ...more
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Alejandro Durán ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
Alejandro Durán is an actor, cinematographer, film director, screenwriter and film editor.
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Alejandro Lozano is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
Dec. at 64 (1939-2003)
Alejandro Lozano Morales, (March 17, 1939 – March 30, 2003) was a Spanish artist, painter and mosaic muralist.
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Àlex Brendemü... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 47
Àlex Brendemühl is a Spanish actor. Born in Barcelona to a Spanish mother and a German father, he has appeared in more than 60 films and television shows since 1995. Brendemühl ...more
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Álex de la Iglesi... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 54
Alejandro "Álex" de la Iglesia Mendoza (born 4 December 1965) is a Spanish film director, screenwriter, producer and former comic book artist. De la Iglesia's films combines ...more
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Àlex Lora is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
age 40
Àlex Lora Cercós, better known as Alex Lora, is a Spanish film director. His films, marked by complex narratives, have entered hundreds film festivals and received multiple awards ...more
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Àlex Pastor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Directors from Spain
Àlex Pastor
age 38
Àlex Pastor is a Screenwriter and Film Director.