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Carlos Fuentes

Biography

Twentieth-century Mexican novelist who’s considered one of the biggest authors in Latin American background. His most well-known works are the Loss of life of Artemio Cruz, The Aged Gringo, and Terra Nostra. He was created in Panama and transferred to Mexico when he was sixteen years of age. He studied rules at the Country wide Autonomous School of Mexico. He was a self-described “pre-modern” article writer who wrote utilizing a pen rather than typewriter. He spent his youth active the Americas along with his diplomat dad. Felipe Calderon individually had taken to Twitter in 2012 expressing his sadness over Fuentes’ loss of life.

Quick Facts


Full Name Carlos Fuentes
Date Of Birth November 11, 1928
Died May 15, 2012, Mexico City, Mexico
Place Of Birth Panama City, Panama
Profession Novelist
Education National Autonomous University of Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Spouse Silvia Lemus, Rita Macedo
Children Carlos Fuentes Lemus, Cecilia Fuentes Macedo, Natasha Fuentes Lemus
Parents Rafael Fuentes, Berta Macías
Siblings Berta Fuentes
Awards Miguel de Cervantes Prize, Rómulo Gallegos Prize, Princess of Asturias Award for Literature, Xavier Villaurrutia Award, Alfonso Reyes International Prize, Prix Formentor, Belisario Domínguez Medal of Honor, Menéndez Pelayo International Prize, National Prize for Arts and Literature in Linguistics and Literature, Grinzane Cavour Prize, Four Freedoms Award, Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service
Nominations Neustadt International Prize for Literature, Man Booker International Prize, International Dublin Literary Award
Movies Las dos Elenas, Do You Hear the Dogs Barking?, Pedro Páramo, Los caifanes, Old Gringo, La strega in amore, Aquellos años, The Golden Cockerel, Time to Die, Un alma pura, La raya del olvido, The Oil Conspiracy, Las cautivas, Mexico-Mexico, Leonora Carrington o el sortilegio ironico, Enigma compartida, Rubén Jaramillo, 1900-1962, una historia Mexicana, Escape, Mexico
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1967.
2Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, vol. 138, pages 162-171. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Las dos Elenas2001TV Movie story
Mexico2000Documentary short
Rubén Jaramillo, 1900-1962, una historia Mexicana1997Documentary
The Buried Mirror1994TV Mini-Series book "El espejo enterrado"
La raya del olvido1994TV Movie
Inspiration1990Short story "Fortuna lo que ha querido"
Old Gringo1989novel "Gringo Viejo"
Vieja moralidad1988story
Memorandum: Original y copia1985Short story
Tiempo de morir1985dialogue
Tiempo de morir1984TV Series story
Complot Petróleo: La cabeza de la hidra1981
¿No oyes ladrar los perros?1975
Aquellos años1973dialogue / screenplay
Las cautivas1973story
Queen Doll1972story
Mexico-Mexico1968Documentary writer
Los caifanes1967uncredited
Pedro Páramo1967screenplay
La strega in amore1966novel "Aura"
Time to Die1966
Las dos Elenas1965adaptation / screenplay
Un alma pura1965adaptation / screenplay / story from "Cantar de ciegos"
Leonora Carrington o el sortilegio ironico1965Documentary short
The Golden Cockerel1964screenplay
Cine verdad1953TV Series writer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Enigma compartida1974

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Amor amor amor1965segment "Lola de mi vida"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
La isla interior2009thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Iconoclastas2012TV SeriesHimself
Hace 150 años, Crónica de la Batalla de Puebla por Carlos Fuentes2012TV MovieHimself
Miradas 22011TV Series documentaryHimself
Charlie Rose2000-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
La independencia inconclusa2010DocumentaryHimself
Ce soir (ou jamais!)2009TV SeriesHimself
Carlos Fuentes... Identidad y genio2007DocumentaryHimself
Jesús de Polanco: el hombre que miraba lejos2007TV MovieHimself
Carta blanca2006TV SeriesHimself
Continuarà...2006TV SeriesHimself
Els matins a TV32006TV SeriesHimself
HARDtalk Extra2006TV SeriesHimself
The Sixties: The Years That Shaped a Generation2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Imagine2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Medalla al mérito a Miguel Alemán Velasco, otorgada por fundación UNAM2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Alexandria2004TV SeriesHimself
Carlos Fuentes en la UNAM2004TV ShortHimself
México: La historia de su democracia2004TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Campus, le magazine de l'écrit2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Pasapalabra2001-2003TV SeriesHimself
Esta es mi historia2002-2003TV SeriesHimself
La columna2001TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Regarding Buñuel2000DocumentaryÉl mismo
Lo + plus1998-2000TV SeriesHimself
El alma de México2000TV Series documentaryHost
Lo fugitivo permanece2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Silencio! Maestros leyendo2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Visionen zum Millennium1999TV Series documentaryHimself
The Art of Influence1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Los libros1998TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Sabor a tí1998TV SeriesHimself - Colaborador
Un Buñuel mexican1997DocumentaryHimself
Bookmark1995TV SeriesHimself - Mexican Novelist
The Buried Mirror1994TV Mini-SeriesHimself
La máquina de la verdad1994TV SeriesHimself
Tratos y retratos1994TV SeriesHimself
Los libros tienen la palabra1986TV SeriesHimself
La memoria fértil1986TV SeriesHimself
Do Not Enter: The Visa War Against Ideas1986DocumentaryHimself
Arena1984TV Series documentaryHimself
Americas in Transition1982Documentary short
El náufrago de la calle Providencia1971Documentary shortHimself
Mexico-Mexico1968DocumentaryCommentator
Las dos Elenas1965Himself
Un alma pura1965Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

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Entrelíneas2008TV SeriesHimself

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