Famous Television Directors from Mexico

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

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  • Adriana Barraza (born March 5, 1956) is a Mexican actress, acting teacher, and director. In 1999 director Alejandro González Iñárritu cast her as the mother of Gael García Bernal's character in Amores perros, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. In 2006, she recollaboated with Iñárritu in Babel, for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Barraza is known in Mexico as Master Barraza from her partnership with Mexican director Sergio Jiménez, known as El Profe. They created the Actors Workshop in Mexico City, teaching and developing their own version of Method acting. Barraza began her career directing telenovela ...more
    • Age: 66
    • Birthplace: Toluca, Mexico
  • Arturo Ripstein y Rosen (born December 13, 1943) is a Mexican film director.
    • Age: 79
    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Bill Melendez
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    José "Bill" Cuauhtémoc Meléndez (November 15, 1916 – September 2, 2008) was a Mexican–American character animator, voice actor, film director and producer known for his cartoons for Walt Disney Productions (working on four Disney films Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo and Bambi), Warner Bros. Cartoons, UPA and the Peanuts series. Melendez provided the voices of Snoopy and Woodstock in the latter as well. In a career spanning over 60 years, he won six Primetime Emmy Awards and was nominated for thirteen more. In addition, he was nominated for an Academy Award and five Grammy Awards. The Peanuts television specials, A Charlie Brown Christmas and What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown?, which he ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 91 (1916-2008)
    • Birthplace: Hermosillo, Mexico
  • Enrique Rambal (8 May 1924 – 15 December 1971) was a Spanish film actor. He appeared in 68 films between 1952 and 1971. Enrique had married actresses Mercedes Borque and Lucy Gallardo.
    • Age: Dec. at 47 (1924-1971)
    • Birthplace: Valencia, Spain
  • Enrique Segoviano (born December 6, 1944, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican-born Mexican television producer and director. He is best known as the original producer and director of Chespirito's various 1970s television series as well as for producing and directing the late 1980s-early 1990s variety series Anabel.
    • Age: 78
    • Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Juan Carlos de Llaca Maldonado is a television director, film director, screenwriter and film editor.
    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico