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List of notable or famous screenwriters from Spain, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in Spain and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to Spain. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Spanish 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 Spain is included when available.

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

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Salvador Dalí is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Spain
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Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marqués de Dalí de Pubol, known as Salvador Dalí, was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. Dalí was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His painterly ...more

Age: Died at 85 (1904-1989)

Birthplace: Figueres, Spain

Profession: Painter, Screenwriter, Actor, Writer, Artist, + more

Credits: An Andalusian Dog, The Golden Age, Destino, Impressions de la Haute Mongolie, Babaouo, + more

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#1 on The Most Psychedelic People Ever

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Pedro Almodóvar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Spain
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Pedro Almodóvar Caballero is a Spanish film director, screenwriter, producer and former actor. He came to prominence as a director and screenwriter during La Movida Madrileña, a cultural renaissance that followed the death of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco. His first few films characterised the ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: Calzada de Calatrava, Spain

Profession: Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director

Credits: The Skin I Live In, All About My Mother, Talk to Her, Bad Education, Volver, + more

Also Ranked

#88 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#44 on The Greatest Actor / Director Teams Ever

#84 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

#50 on The Most Overrated Directors of All Time

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Alejandro Amenábar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Spain
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Alejandro Fernando Amenábar Cantos, commonly known as Alejandro Amenábar, is a Spanish writer, composer and director. Among other honors, he has won an Academy Award, 8 Goyas and one European Film Award. He has written the screenplays to all six of his movies and composed almost all of the ...more

Age: 43

Birthplace: Santiago, Chile

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

Credits: The Others, Vanilla Sky, The Sea Inside, Agora, Open Your Eyes, + more

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Boris Izaguirre is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Spain
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Boris Rodolfo Izaguirre Lobo is a Venezuelan-Spanish screenwriter, journalist, writer, TV host and showman. Izaguirre wrote the scripts of some of the Venezuelan telenovelas: Rubí and La dama de Rosa. After their success in Spain, he went to live in Santiago de Compostela. In Spain, Izaguirre ...more

Age: 50

Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela

Profession: Television director, Screenwriter, Actor, Writer, Presenter

Credits: Drifting

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