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Cary Fukunaga


Cary Fukunaga was born on July 10, 1977 in Oakland, California, USA as Cary Joji Fukunaga. He is a producer and director, known for Beasts of No Nation (2015), Sin Nombre (2009) and Jane Eyre (2011). See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 24 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Beasts of No Nation
(2015)
Sin Nombre
Sin Nombre Director
(2009)
Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre Director
(2011)
True Detective
True Detective Producer
(2014-2015)

Filmography

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 2018 Maniac (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... (executive producer - as Cary Joji Fukunaga)
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... (executive producer - as Cary Joji Fukunaga)
 2017 The Alienist (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (executive producer - as Cary Joji Fukunaga)
 2017 Thumper (executive producer - as Cary Joji Fukunaga)
 2016 Little Boxes (executive producer - as Cary Joji Fukunaga)
 2015 Beasts of No Nation (producer)
 2014-2015 True Detective (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes)
- Omega Station (2015) ... (executive producer - as Cary Joji Fukunaga)
- Black Maps and Motel Rooms (2015) ... (executive producer - as Cary Joji Fukunaga)
- Church in Ruins (2015) ... (executive producer - as Cary Joji Fukunaga)
- Other Lives (2015) ... (executive producer - as Cary Joji Fukunaga)
- Down Will Come (2015) ... (executive producer - as Cary Joji Fukunaga)
 2011 On the Ice (executive producer)
 2004 Victoria para chino (Short) (executive producer)
 2003 Kofi (Short) (executive producer)
Show Show Director (9 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (12 credits)
Show Show Writer (8 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (8 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (13 credits)

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2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Cary Joji Fukunaga | Cary Jôji Fukunaga

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

There are elements to the 19th century which just don't work for contemporary audiences. See more »

Trivia:

Cary's father is from a Japanese family, and was born in a Japanese-American internment camp during World War II. Cary's maternal grandfather was of Swedish descent, and Cary's maternal grandmother's ancestry is English and German. See more »

Trademark:

Films often feature a child dying or loss of innocence See more »

Nickname:

Cary Fukunaga

Star Sign:

Cancer

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