Screenwriters Famous Screenwriters from Mexico

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List of notable or famous screenwriters from Mexico, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in Mexico and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to Mexico. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Mexican screenwriters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These screenwriters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known screenwriter from Mexico is included when available.

This list has a variety of people, like Louie and Guillermo del Toro, in it.

This historic screenwriters from Mexico list can help answer the questions "Who are some Mexican screenwriters of note?" and "Who are the most famous screenwriters from Mexico?" These prominent screenwriters of Mexico may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Mexican screenwriters.

Use this list of renowned Mexican screenwriters to discover some new screenwriters that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (145 items)
Alejandro Gómez Monteverde is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Mexico
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Jose Alejandro Gomez Monteverde is a Mexican film director. His first film, Bella took top prize at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival by winning the “People's Choice Award”. The director of the Department of Citizenship gave Monteverde the "American by Choice" award for Bella's positive ...more

Age: 39

Birthplace: Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director

Credits: Bella, Little Boy, Crescendo I, Snack Attack

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Alejandro González Iñárritu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Mexico
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Alejando G. Iñárritu is a film director. ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Profession: Film Score Composer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor, Composer, + more

Credits: Birdman, Babel, Amores perros, 21 Grams, Biutiful, + more

Also Ranked

#78 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#57 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

#50 on The Greatest Auteurs in Film History

#16 on The Best-Ever Oscar Winners for Best Writing (Original Screenplay)

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Alejandro Jodorowsky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Mexico
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Alejandro Jodorowsky is a Chilean filmmaker, playwright, actor, author, musician, comics writer and spiritual guru. Best known for his avant-garde films, he has been "venerated by cult cinema enthusiasts" for his work which "is filled with violently surreal images and a hybrid blend of mysticism and ...more

Age: 88

Birthplace: Tocopilla, Chile

Profession: Musician, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cartoonist, Author, + more

Credits: El Topo, The Holy Mountain, Santa Sangre, The Island, Fando & Lis, + more

Also Ranked

#53 on The Best Directors Never Nominated for Oscars

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Alex Reymundo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Mexico
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Alex Reymundo is a Mexican-American comedian and actor, who was featured on the 2007 ALMA Awards. He was born in Acapulco, Mexico, where he lived until his family moved to Texas in the United States where lived from the age of two to twenty-two. He lived in Kentucky for seven years. Reymundo is ...more

Birthplace: Acapulco, Mexico

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

Credits: Permanent Vacation, Payaso Comedy Slam, One Funny Hick-Spanic, Latin Divas of Comedy, Alex Reymundo: Red-Nexican, + more

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