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


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Las dos Elenas 2001 TV Movie story
Mexico 2000 Documentary short
Rubén Jaramillo, 1900-1962, una historia Mexicana 1997 Documentary
The Buried Mirror 1994 TV Mini-Series book "El espejo enterrado"
La raya del olvido 1994 TV Movie
Inspiration 1990 Short story "Fortuna lo que ha querido"
Old Gringo 1989 novel "Gringo Viejo"
Vieja moralidad 1988 story
Memorandum: Original y copia 1985 Short story
Tiempo de morir 1985 dialogue
Tiempo de morir 1984 TV Series story
Complot Petróleo: La cabeza de la hidra 1981
¿No oyes ladrar los perros? 1975
Aquellos años 1973 dialogue / screenplay
Las cautivas 1973 story
Queen Doll 1972 story
Mexico-Mexico 1968 Documentary writer
Los caifanes 1967 uncredited
Pedro Páramo 1967 screenplay
La strega in amore 1966 novel "Aura"
Time to Die 1966
Las dos Elenas 1965 adaptation / screenplay
Un alma pura 1965 adaptation / screenplay / story from "Cantar de ciegos"
Leonora Carrington o el sortilegio ironico 1965 Documentary short
The Golden Cockerel 1964 screenplay
Cine verdad 1953 TV Series writer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Enigma compartida 1974

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Amor amor amor 1965 segment "Lola de mi vida"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
La isla interior 2009 thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Iconoclastas 2012 TV Series Himself
Hace 150 años, Crónica de la Batalla de Puebla por Carlos Fuentes 2012 TV Movie Himself
Miradas 2 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
Charlie Rose 2000-2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
La independencia inconclusa 2010 Documentary Himself
Ce soir (ou jamais!) 2009 TV Series Himself
Carlos Fuentes... Identidad y genio 2007 Documentary Himself
Jesús de Polanco: el hombre que miraba lejos 2007 TV Movie Himself
Carta blanca 2006 TV Series Himself
Continuarà... 2006 TV Series Himself
Els matins a TV3 2006 TV Series Himself
HARDtalk Extra 2006 TV Series Himself
The Sixties: The Years That Shaped a Generation 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Imagine 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Medalla al mérito a Miguel Alemán Velasco, otorgada por fundación UNAM 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Alexandria 2004 TV Series Himself
Carlos Fuentes en la UNAM 2004 TV Short Himself
México: La historia de su democracia 2004 TV Mini-Series Himself
Campus, le magazine de l'écrit 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Pasapalabra 2001-2003 TV Series Himself
Esta es mi historia 2002-2003 TV Series Himself
La columna 2001 TV Series Himself - Guest
Regarding Buñuel 2000 Documentary Él mismo
Lo + plus 1998-2000 TV Series Himself
El alma de México 2000 TV Series documentary Host
Lo fugitivo permanece 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Silencio! Maestros leyendo 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Visionen zum Millennium 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
The Art of Influence 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
Los libros 1998 TV Series Himself - Guest
Sabor a tí 1998 TV Series Himself - Colaborador
Un Buñuel mexican 1997 Documentary Himself
Bookmark 1995 TV Series Himself - Mexican Novelist
The Buried Mirror 1994 TV Mini-Series Himself
La máquina de la verdad 1994 TV Series Himself
Tratos y retratos 1994 TV Series Himself
Los libros tienen la palabra 1986 TV Series Himself
La memoria fértil 1986 TV Series Himself
Do Not Enter: The Visa War Against Ideas 1986 Documentary Himself
Arena 1984 TV Series documentary Himself
Americas in Transition 1982 Documentary short
El náufrago de la calle Providencia 1971 Documentary short Himself
Mexico-Mexico 1968 Documentary Commentator
Las dos Elenas 1965 Himself
Un alma pura 1965 Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entrelíneas 2008 TV Series Himself

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