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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)

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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)
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Show Show Cinematographer (12 credits)
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Show Show Self (13 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Cary Joji Fukunaga | Cary Jôji Fukunaga

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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My manager sent me the first two scripts for 'True Detective,' and I just thought they were so interesting and that the world they were depicting was so titillating to me. See more »

Trivia:

Member of the 'Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' (AMPAS) since 2016. 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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