TOP 100 Spanish Directors

by CarlosAlvar | created - 01 Mar 2015 | updated - 02 Mar 2015 | Public

1. Luis Buñuel

Writer | El ángel exterminador

The father of cinematic Surrealism and one of the most original directors in the history of the film medium, Luis Buñuel was given a strict Jesuit education (which sowed the seeds of his obsession with both religion and subversive behavior), and subsequently moved to Madrid to study at the ...

2. Luis García Berlanga

Writer | Plácido

Berlanga commenced his studies in Valencia in1928, although in 1929 his family sent him and his brother Fernando (due to a lung disease) to the Beau-soleil hospital school in Switzerland. In 1930, he returned to the San José School in Valencia where he stayed until 1931, the year in which the ...

3. Pedro Almodóvar

Writer | Hable con ella

The most internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel was born in a small town (Calzada de Calatrava) in the impoverished Spanish region of La Mancha. He arrived in Madrid in 1968, and survived by selling used items in the flea-market called El Rastro. Almodóvar couldn't study ...

4. Edgar Neville

Writer | El último caballo

Edgar Neville was born on December 28, 1899 in Madrid, Spain as Edgar Neville Romrée (conde de Berlanga de Duero). He was a writer and director, known for El último caballo (1950), La vida en un hilo (1945) and Flamenco (1952). He was married to Ángeles Rubio Argüelles y Alessandri. He died ...

5. Juan Antonio Bardem

Writer | Calle Mayor

Juan Antonio Bardem was born on June 2, 1922 in Madrid, Spain as Juan Antonio Bardem Muñoz. He was a writer and director, known for Main Street (1956), La venganza (1958) and Death of a Cyclist (1955). He was married to María Aguado Barbado. He died on October 30, 2002 in Madrid.

6. Víctor Erice

Director | El sur

Víctor Erice was born on June 30, 1940 in Karrantza, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain as Víctor Erice Aras. He is a director and writer, known for El Sur (1983), The Spirit of the Beehive (1973) and The Quince Tree Sun (1992).

7. Carlos Saura

Writer | Peppermint Frappé

Spanish director, writer, producer (2 films) and actor (2 films). His interest on cinema started when he was very young. His mother, who was a pianist, instilled in him the liking for music, and his brother, Antonio, who was a painter, the passion for art. When he was an teenager he started to ...

8. Fernando Fernán Gómez

Actor | Todo sobre mi madre

Spanish actor and director of cinema and theater. Son of the actress Carola Fernán Gómez. When he was three years old he comes back to Spain from Argentina. He has written comedies, novels and poem books. He plays a wide repertoire of roles from comedy to drama.

9. Jaime de Armiñán

Writer | Mi querida señorita

Jaime de Armiñán was born on March 9, 1927 in Madrid, Spain as Jaime de Armiñán Oliver. He is a writer and director, known for Mi querida señorita (1972), The Love of Captain Brando (1974) and El nido (1980). He was previously married to Elena Santonja.

10. Jaime Chávarri

Director | A un dios desconocido

Jaime Chavarri is a professional lawyer who had a lot of amateur experience with his Super 8 camera. His first professional movie was Los viajes escolares (1976), with an autobiographical touch but it was misunderstood by most critics. Later he worked with the producers 'Elías Querejeta (I)' (The ...

11. Pilar Miró

Director | El perro del hortelano

Born to a military family. Attends law studies before starting a newspaper career. In 1960 starts on TV. Joins the Socialist Party in 1976 and conducts the electoral campaign in 1982 and in the same year she is designated General Director of Cinema. Resigning in 1985, the next year she joins the ...

12. Gonzalo Suárez

Writer | Remando al viento

Gonzalo Suárez was born on July 30, 1934 in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain as José Suárez Sánchez. He is a writer and director, known for Rowing with the Wind (1988), El extraño caso del doctor Fausto (1969) and Oviedo Express (2007).

13. José Luis Sáenz de Heredia

Writer | Faustina

José Luis Sáenz de Heredia was born on April 10, 1911 in Madrid, Spain as José Luis Sáenz de Heredia y Osio. He was a writer and director, known for Faustina (1957), Don Juan (1950) and Historias de la radio (1955). He was married to María Ascensión Casado Iturbide. He died on November 4, 1992 in ...

14. Ricardo Franco

Director | La buena estrella

Ricardo Franco was born on May 24, 1949 in Madrid, Spain as Ricardo Franco Rubio. He was a director and writer, known for Lucky Star (1997), Berlín Blues (1988) and Black Tears (1998). He died on May 20, 1998 in Madrid.

15. Mario Camus

Director | Young Sánchez

Camus started studying Law, but soon left his studies to enter the IIEC (now EOC) in 1956, where he got a director's diploma in 1963 with the training film El borracho (1962) and, finally, ended up as a professor. He worked with Carlos Saura in several screenplays during the early 60s (The ...

16. José Luis Garci

Writer | Canción de cuna

Born on January 20th of 1944 in Madrid, Spain, José Luis Garci is without a doubt one of the most influential film personalities in the history of film in Spain and perhaps the best known writer in the country. He has left a distinguished talent in his successful movies throughout the years: La ...

17. Julio Medem

Director | Lucía y el sexo

Julio Medem was born in San Sebastian in northern Spain. As a teenager Medem made short movies with a super-8 camera owned by his father. Some of those films are "El ciego" (1976), "El jueves pasado" (1977) and "Fideos" (1979.) Wanting to know more about the darkest corners of the human mind, Medem...

18. Álex de la Iglesia

Director | The Oxford Murders

A spanish cult director, author of Day of the Beast (The Day of the Beast (1995)) and Acción mutante (1993) have their own very strong but small followings, and Dance With the Devil (Dance with the Devil (1997)) will go down in history as probably the weirdest Javier Bardem film ever made (...

19. Fernando León de Aranoa

Writer | Los lunes al sol

Fernando León de Aranoa was born on May 26, 1968 in Madrid, Spain. He is a writer and director, known for Mondays in the Sun (2002), Barrio (1998) and A Perfect Day (2015).

20. Fernando Trueba

Writer | Belle Epoque

Trueba studied Imagen at the Facultad de Ciencias de la Información, was cinema critic for the newspaper 'El País' and for 'La Guía del Ocio' and also founded the journal "Casablanca". At the movies his first success was Opera Prima (1980) following the style of the "comedia madrileña". He had ...

21. Alejandro Amenábar

Writer | The Others

Is the son of a Spanish mother and a Chilean father. His family moved back to Spain when he was 1 year old, and he grew up and studied in Madrid. He wrote, produced and directed his first short film La cabeza at the age of 19, and he was 23 when he directed his feature debut Thesis (1996). His film ...

22. Agustí Villaronga

Director | El niño de la luna

Agustí Villaronga was born on March 4, 1953 in Palma, Balearic Islands, Spain as Agustí Villaronga i Riutort. He is a director and writer, known for Moon Child (1989), Black Bread (2010) and 99.9 (1997).

23. Bigas Luna

Writer | Jamón Jamón

Bigas Luna was born on March 19, 1946 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Josep Joan Bigas Luna. He was a writer and director, known for Jamón, Jamón (1992), Caniche (1979) and The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997). He was married to Celia Orós. He died on April 6, 2013 in La...

24. José Luis Guerín

Director | La academia de las musas

José Luis Guerín was born in 1960 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He is a director and writer, known for The Academy of Muses (2015), Train of Shadows (1997) and En construcción (2001).

25. José Antonio Nieves Conde

Director | Todos somos necesarios

José Antonio Nieves Conde was born on December 22, 1915 in Segovia, Castilla y León, Spain. He was a director and writer, known for Todos somos necesarios (1956), Surcos (1951) and El diablo también llora (1965). He was married to María Luisa Mascuñán. He died on September 14, 2006 in Madrid...

26. Alberto Rodríguez

Writer | La isla mínima

Alberto Rodríguez was born on May 11, 1971 in Seville, Seville, Andalucía, Spain as Alberto Rodríguez Librero. He is a writer and director, known for Marshland (2014), Unit 7 (2012) and The Man with Thousand Faces (2016).

27. Isabel Coixet

Director | The Secret Life of Words

Isabel Coixet was born on April 9, 1960 in Sant Adrià de Besòs, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Isabel Coixet Castillo. She is a director and writer, known for The Secret Life of Words (2005), My Life Without Me (2003) and Things I Never Told You (1996).

28. Rafael Gil

Director | Teatro Apolo

Rafael Gil was born on May 22, 1913 in Madrid, Spain as Rafael Gil Álvarez. He was a director and writer, known for Teatro Apolo (1950), La calle sin sol (1948) and I Was a Parish Priest (1953). He died on July 10, 1986 in Madrid.

29. José Luis Cuerda

Director | La lengua de las mariposas

José Luis Cuerda was born on February 18, 1947 in Albacete, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. He is a director and writer, known for Butterfly (1999), The Others (2001) and The Blind Sunflowers (2008).

30. Montxo Armendáriz

Writer | Secretos del corazón

Montxo Armendáriz was born on January 27, 1949 in Olleta, Navarra, Spain. He is a writer and director, known for Secrets of the Heart (1997), Broken Silence (2001) and Las cartas de Alou (1990).

31. José Luis Borau

Writer | Leo

Born in Zaragoza (Spain). 1949. He began to study law in Zaragoza. 1952. He began to publish articles about cinema in the newspaper "El Heraldo de Aragon". April 1954-January 1956. Critic of cinema in the same newspaper. 1957. Enters the spanish Instituto de Investigaciones y Experiencias ...

32. Florián Rey

Writer | La aldea maldita

Spanish director Florian Rey began his career in the film industry in the 1920s as an actor, but he soon switched careers and directed his first film in 1924. His 1927 film Sister San Sulpicio (1927) starred Spanish actress Imperio Argentina, whom he later married. His best-known film is The Cursed...

33. Jaime Rosales

Director | La soledad

Jaime Rosales was born in 1970 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He is a director and producer, known for Solitary Fragments (2007), The Hours of the Day (2003) and Beautiful Youth (2014).

34. David Trueba

Director | La buena vida

David Trueba was born on September 10, 1969 in Madrid, Spain as David Rodríguez Trueba. He is a director and writer, known for The Good Life (1996), Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed (2013) and Soldiers of Salamina (2003).

35. Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón

Writer | Demonios en el jardín

Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón was born on January 2, 1942 in Torrelavega, Cantabria, Spain as José-Manuel Gutiérrez Sánchez. He is a writer and director, known for Demonios en el jardín (1982), Maravillas (1981) and Habla, mudita (1973).

36. Icíar Bollaín

Director | Flores de otro mundo

Born in Madrid, Iciar Bollain has worked as an actress in films such El Sur (1983), directed by Víctor Erice; Sublet (1991) directed by Chus Gutiérrez, Malaventura (1988) directed by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón; El Mejor de los Tiempos (1990) and Un Paraguas para Tres (1992) directed by Felipe Vega, ...

37. J.A. Bayona

Director | El orfanato

J.A. Bayona was born on May 9, 1975 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Juan Antonio García Bayona. He is a director, known for The Orphanage (2007), The Impossible (2012) and A Monster Calls (2016).

38. Daniel Monzón

Writer | Celda 211

Daniel Monzón was born in 1968 in Palma, Balearic Islands, Spain as Daniel Monzón Jerez.

39. José María Forqué

Director | 091 Policía al habla

José María Forqué was born on March 8, 1923 in Zaragoza, Spain as José María Forqué Galindo. He was a director and writer, known for 091 Policía al habla (1960), Whom God Forgives (1957) and Violent Fate (1960). He was married to Carmen Vázquez Vigo. He died on March 17, 1995 in Madrid, ...

40. Imanol Uribe

Director | Días contados

Imanol Uribe was born on February 28, 1950 in San Salvador, El Salvador as Imanol Karmel Uribe Bilbao. He is a director and writer, known for Numbered Days (1994), La luna negra (1989) and Carol's Journey (2002).

41. Miguel Picazo

Director | La tía Tula

Miguel Picazo was born on March 27, 1927 in Cazorla, Jaén, Andalucía, Spain as Miguel Picazo Dios. He was a director and actor, known for Aunt Tula (1964), Extramuros (1985) and Oscuros sueños de agosto (1968). He died on April 23, 2016 in Guarromán, Jaén.

42. Vicente Aranda

Director | Amantes

Vicente Aranda was born on November 9, 1926 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Vicente Aranda Ezquerra. He was a director and writer, known for Lovers: A True Story (1991), El Lute: Run for Your Life (1987) and The Maidens' Conspiracy (2006). He was married to Teresa Font. He died on May 26, 2015 in...

43. Basilio Martín Patino

Writer | Nueve cartas a Berta

Martín Patino studied philosophy and arts but also attended the School of Cinema. He debuted at the movies with "Nueve cartas a Berta" (1967), one of the most important films of the New Spanish Cinema (nuevo cine español). The film "Canciones para después de una Guerra" (1971) which reconstructs ...

44. Juan de Orduña

Director | Un drama nuevo

Of aristocratic origin, while attending college, and theatergoers will soon begin to combine classroom with on stage performances. Adding to the Society of Emilio Thuiller, debuting on camera in 1924 with "The House of Troy, and forming his own company shortly thereafter. Although Juan de Orduña is...

45. Jaime Camino

Writer | Las largas vacaciones del 36

Jaime Camino was born on June 11, 1936 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Jaime Camino Vega de la Iglesia. He was a writer and director, known for The Long Holidays of 1936 (1976), The Children of Russia (2001) and The Old Memory (1978). He died on December 4, 2015 in Barcelona.

46. Agustín Díaz Yanes

Writer | Alatriste

Born in Madrid, Spain, in 1950, his childhood was marked by the republicanism of his family opposed to dictator Francisco Franco, winner of the Spanish civil war. He spent his childhood in schools run by republican teachers where he received a liberal education. In the seventies he got a degree in ...

47. Gracia Querejeta

Director | Siete mesas de billar francés

Gracia Querejeta was born on August 13, 1962 in Madrid, Spain. She is a director and writer, known for Siete mesas de billar francés (2007), By My Side Again (1999) and Héctor (2004).

48. Nacho Vigalondo

Writer | Los cronocrímenes

Nacho Vigalondo was born in 1977 in Cabezón de la Sal, Cantabria, Spain. He is a writer and actor, known for Timecrimes (2007), Colossal (2016) and Extraterrestrial (2011).

49. Achero Mañas

Director | El Bola

Born in 1966, Achero Mañas first followed in the steps of his mother, actress Paloma Lorena (who played in two of his films), but he soon turned from thespian to film director. He made three shorts before meeting with success - both public and critical - with El Bola (2000), the sensitive portrait ...

50. Emilio Martínez Lázaro

Director | Ocho apellidos vascos

Emilio Martínez Lázaro was born in 1945 in Madrid, Spain. He is a director and writer, known for Spanish Affair (2014), The Other Side of the Bed (2002) and Lulú de noche (1986). He was previously married to Sol Alameda.

51. Jaume Balagueró

Writer | [Rec]

Jaume Balagueró was born on November 2, 1968 in Lleida, Lleida, Catalonia, Spain as Jaume Balagueró i Bernat. He is a writer and director, known for REC (2007), Sleep Tight (2011) and The Nameless (1999).

52. Francisco Rovira Beleta

Director | Los tarantos

Francisco Rovira Beleta was born on September 25, 1912 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He was a director and writer, known for Los tarantos (1963), Los atracadores (1962) and Hay un camino a la derecha (1953). He died on June 23, 1999 in Barcelona.

53. Juanma Bajo Ulloa

Director | Airbag

Juanma Bajo Ulloa was born in Vitoria, a small town in northern Spain where he has set most of his movies.

From his childhood he has been in contact with the audiovisual business. His family owns a popular magazine in Vitoria specialized in photography.

At 14 he started making short movies in super-8...

54. Javier Fesser

Director | Camino

Javier Fesser was born in 1964 in Madrid, Spain. He is a director and writer, known for Camino (2008), Champions (2018) and Bienvenidos (2015).

55. Iván Zulueta

Director | Arrebato

Iván Zulueta was born on September 29, 1943 in Donostia-San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, Spain as Juan Ricardo Miguel Zulueta Vergarajauregui. He was a director and writer, known for Rapture (1979), Un, dos, tres... al escondite inglés (1970) and Delirios de amor (1989). He died on ...

56. Enrique Urbizu

Director | La caja 507

Enrique Urbizu was born in 1962 in Bilbao, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain. He is a director, known for Box 507 (2002), No Rest for the Wicked (2011) and Life Marks (2003).

57. Fernando Colomo

Writer | Tigres de papel

Fernando Colomo was born on February 2, 1946 in Madrid, Spain as Fernando Colomo Gómez. He is a writer and director, known for Tigres de papel (1977), Isla Bonita (2015) and The Black Hand (1980).

58. Pedro Olea

Director | El maestro de esgrima

Pedro Olea was born on June 30, 1938 in Bilbao, Basque Provinces, Spain as Pedro Maria Olea Retolaza. He is a director and writer, known for El maestro de esgrima (1992), Akelarre (1984) and The Ancines Woods (1970).

59. Manuel Gómez Pereira

Director | Entre las piernas

Manuel Gómez Pereira was born on December 8, 1958 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain. He is a director and writer, known for Between Your Legs (1999), All Men Are the Same (1994) and Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health (1996).

60. Jorge Grau

Writer | Noche de verano

Jorge Grau was born on October 27, 1930 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Jorge Grau Solá. He was a writer and director, known for Noche de verano (1963), The Rash One (1964) and Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (1974). He died on December 26, 2018 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

61. José Luis García Sánchez

Writer | La corte de Faraón

José Luis García Sánchez was born on September 22, 1941 in Salamanca, Castilla y León, Spain. He is a writer and director, known for La corte de Faraón (1985), Tramway to Malvarrosa (1996) and Belle Epoque (1992).

62. Mariano Barroso

Director | Mi hermano del alma

Mariano Barroso was born on December 26, 1959 in San Just Desvern, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He is a director and writer, known for My Soul Brother (1994), Los lobos de Washington (1999) and Todas las mujeres (2013).

63. Francisco Regueiro

Writer | Padre nuestro

Francisco Regueiro was born in 1934 in Valladolid, Castilla y León, Spain. He is a writer and director, known for Padre nuestro (1985), Madregilda (1993) and The Good Love (1963).

64. Felipe Vega

Writer | El mejor de los tiempos

Felipe Vega was born in 1952 in León, Castilla y León, Spain. He is a writer and director, known for El mejor de los tiempos (1989), Nubes de verano (2004) and El techo del mundo (1995).

65. Santiago Segura

Actor | Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley

Born in Madrid, Santiago Segura started his career by making his first short movie at the age of fourteen. After studying Arts in Madrid, he finally decided to become a filmmaker. His first short film Relatos de la medianoche (1989) was made with a budget of only 7.000 pts. (about 60 dollars).

After...

66. Gonzalo Herralde

Director | El asesino de Pedralbes

Gonzalo Herralde was born on October 22, 1949 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He is a director and writer, known for The Murder of Pedralbes (1979), La febre d'Or (1993) and La muerte del escorpión (1976).

67. Manuel Huerga

Director | Salvador (Puig Antich)

Manuel Huerga was born on October 20, 1957 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He is a director and editor, known for Salvador (Puig Antich) (2006), Antarctica (1995) and Cerimònia d'inauguració jocs olímpics Barcelona '92 (1992).

68. Benito Perojo

Director | Goyescas

Benito Perojo was born on June 14, 1894 in Madrid, Spain. He was a director and producer, known for Goyescas (1942), A Prisoner Has Escaped (1935) and Marianela (1940). He died on November 11, 1974 in Madrid.

69. Pablo Berger

Writer | Blancanieves

Pablo Berger was born in 1963 in Bilbao, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain. He is a writer, known for Blancanieves (2012), Torremolinos 73 (2003) and Abracadabra (2017).

70. Jesús Franco

Writer | Der Teufel kam aus Akasava

He was only six years old when he started composing music under the protection of his brother Enrique. After the Spanish Civil War he was able to continue his studies at the Real Conservatorio de Madrid, where he finished piano and harmony. Being a Bachelor of Law and an easy-read novel writer (...

71. Ventura Pons

Director | Anita no perd el tren

Ventura Pons was born on July 25, 1945 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Bonaventura Pons i Sala. He is a director and producer, known for Anita Takes a Chance (2001), To Die (Or Not) (2000) and What's It All About (1995).

72. Manuel Summers

Writer | Del rosa al amarillo

Manuel Summers was born on March 26, 1935 in Seville, Seville, Andalucía, Spain as Manuel Summers Rivero. He was a writer and director, known for From Pink to Yellow (1963), The Girl in Mourning (1964) and Broken Toys (1966). He was married to Consuelo Rodriguez Marquez. He died on June 12, 1993 in...

73. Eloy de la Iglesia

Writer | Los novios búlgaros

Spanish movies director. He studied cinema in Paris at the IDHEC. He began working in cinema in 1966, though he became famous in the years of the spanish transition to the democracy with provoking films. Drugs, delinquence, terrorism and generational problems are the common subjects in his films.

74. Antonio Mercero

Director | Planta 4ª

Spanish director, author of great success TV series and several award-winning films. His father, a staff chief in a local tyre factory, was shot by the anarchists in the Spanish Civil War when he was only 6 months old. His mother wanted him to study Law, and that's what he did. He starting studying...

75. Josefina Molina

Director | Esquilache

Josefina Molina was born on November 14, 1936 in Córdoba, Córdoba, Andalucía, Spain as Josefina Molina Reig. She is a director and writer, known for Esquilache (1989), Night Function (1981) and Entre naranjos (1998).

76. Benito Zambrano

Director | Solas

Born in the South of Spain, Benito Zambrano first studied drama for three years with a view to becoming a theater director. He then worked for the Spanish television as a photographer and a camera operator. After a while, he felt the urge to turn to movie-making. This was the early 1990s and, as ...

77. Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

Director | 28 Weeks Later

Juan Carlos Fresnadillo was born on December 5, 1967 in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. He is a producer, known for 28 Weeks Later (2007), Intacto (2001) and Linked (1996).

78. Gerardo Vera

Director | Segunda piel

Gerardo Vera was born on March 10, 1947 in Miraflores de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain. He is a production designer and costume designer, known for Second Skin (1999), Una mujer bajo la lluvia (1992) and La Celestina (1996).

79. Azucena Rodríguez

Director | Entre rojas

Azucena Rodríguez was born in 1955 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain. She is a director and writer, known for Entre rojas (1995), Atlas de geografía humana (2007) and Cuéntame (2001).

80. Rodrigo Cortés

Editor | Buried

Rodrigo Cortés was born in 1973 in Pazos Hermos, Ourense, Galicia, Spain as Rodrigo Cortés Giráldez. He is an editor, known for Buried (2010), Red Lights (2012) and The Contestant (2007).

81. Cesc Gay

Writer | Truman

Cesc Gay was born in 1967 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Francesc Gay i Puig. He is a writer and director, known for Truman (2015), Nico and Dani (2000) and In the City (2003).

82. Antonio Román

Writer | Los últimos de Filipinas

During the 1940s, Antonio Román was Spain's most celebrated filmmaker and went on to become one of the managers of the Cooperativa Cinematográfica Castilla. Originally planning to be a pharmacist, he instead turned to film criticism, writing for some of Spain's most distinguished journals. By 1934,...

83. Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi

Writer | Estambul 65

Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi was born on March 22, 1927 in Madrid, Spain as José Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi Lasa. He was a writer and director, known for That Man in Istanbul (1965), They Came to Rob Las Vegas (1968) and Summertime Killer (1972). He died on September 27, 2017 in Ibiza, Balearic Islands, ...

84. Pere Portabella

Director | Die Stille vor Bach

Pere Portabella was born on February 11, 1929 in Figueres, Girona, Catalonia, Spain. He is a director and writer, known for The Silence Before Bach (2007), Warsaw Bridge (1989) and No compteu amb els dits (1967).

85. Manuel Iborra

Director | El baile del pato

Manuel Iborra was born in 1952 in Alicante, Spain. He is a director and writer, known for El baile del pato (1989), La dama boba (2006) and El tiempo de la felicidad (1997).

86. Francesc Betriu

Writer | Corazón solitario

Francesc Betriu was born on January 18, 1940 in Organyà, Lleida, Catalonia, Spain as Francesc Betriu i Cabeceran. He is a writer and director, known for The Lonely Heart (1973), Sinatra (1988) and Mònica del Raval (2009).

87. Jaume Collet-Serra

Producer | The Shallows

Jaume Collet-Serra was born on March 23, 1974 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He is a producer and director, known for The Shallows (2016), Unknown (2011) and Orphan (2009).

88. Alejandro Ulloa

Cinematographer | El príncipe encadenado

Alejandro Ulloa was born on September 14, 1926 in Madrid, Spain as Alejandro García Alonso Ulloa. He is known for his work on El príncipe encadenado (1960). He died on May 14, 2002 in Madrid.

89. Antonio Drove

Writer | ¿Qué se puede hacer con una chica?

Antonio Drove was born on November 1, 1942 in Madrid, Spain as Antonio Drove Fernández-Shaw. He was a writer and director, known for ¿Qué se puede hacer con una chica? (1970), Tocata y fuga de Lolita (1974) and The Truth on the Savolta Affair (1980). He died on September 24, 2005 in ...

90. Luis Guridi

Director | Justino, un asesino de la tercera edad

Luis Guridi is a director and writer, known for Justino (1994), La isla de los nominados (2010) and Matías, juez de línea (1996).

91. Miguel Albaladejo

Director | La primera noche de mi vida

Miguel Albaladejo was born on August 20, 1966 in Pilar de la Horadada, Alicante, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain as Luis Miguel Albadalejo. He is an assistant director and director, known for The First Night of My Life (1998), Ten Days Without Love (2001) and Bear Cub (2004).

92. Santiago Tabernero

Director | Vida y color

Santiago Tabernero was born in 1961 in Logroño, La Rioja, Spain as Santiago Tabernero Palacios. He is known for his work on Vida y color (2005), Presentimientos (2013) and El blog de Cayetana (2007).

93. Vicente Escrivá

Writer | Dulcinea

Vicente Escrivá was born on June 1, 1913 in Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain as Vicente Escrivá Soriano. He was a writer and director, known for Girl from La Mancha (1962), El hombre de la isla (1960) and Manos a la obra (1997). He was married to Teresa Almirón. He died on April 18, 1999 in ...

94. Julio Coll

Writer | Distrito quinto

Julio Coll was born on April 7, 1919 in Campodrón, Girona, Catalonia, Spain as Julio Coll i Claramunt. He was a writer and director, known for Distrito quinto (1958), Afternoon of the Bulls (1956) and Ensayo general para la muerte (1963). He died on January 17, 1993 in Madrid, Spain.

95. David Menkes

Director | Atómica

David Menkes was born in 1963 in Madrid, Spain. He is a director and writer, known for Atómica (1998), Sex, Party and Lies (2009) and I Will Survive (1999).

96. Joaquín Oristrell

Writer | Inconscientes

Joaquín Oristrell was born in 1958 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He is a writer and director, known for Unconscious (2004), With George Bush on My Mind (2003) and No Shame (2001). He is married to Carmen Balagué. They have two children.

97. Pedro Masó

Writer | Una chica y un señor

Pedro Masó was born on January 26, 1927 in Madrid, Spain as Pedro Masó Paulet. He was a writer and director, known for Una chica y un señor (1974), La gran familia (1962) and 091 Policía al habla (1960). He died on September 23, 2008 in Madrid.

98. Ray Loriga

Writer | La pistola de mi hermano

Ray Loriga was born in 1967 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain as Jorge Loriga Torrenova. He is a writer and director, known for La pistola de mi hermano (1997), Theresa: The Body of Christ (2007) and Live Flesh (1997).

99. Alfonso Ungría

Director | El hombre oculto

Alfonso Ungría was born on March 30, 1943 in Madrid, Spain as Alfonso Ungría Ovies. He is a director and writer, known for The Man in Hiding (1971), ¡Hay motivo! (2004) and Tirarse al monte (1971).

100. Antonio Giménez Rico

Director | Tres palabras

Antonio Giménez Rico was born on November 20, 1938 in Burgos, Castilla y León, Spain as Antonio María Giménez-Rico y Sáenz de Cabezón. He is a director and writer, known for Tres palabras (1993), Jarrapellejos (1988) and Hotel Danubio (2003).



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