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Cary Joji Fukunaga


Cary Joji Fukunaga was born on July 10, 1977 in Oakland, California, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Beasts of No Nation (2015), Sin Nombre (2009) and It (2017). See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 24 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

(2015)
Sin Nombre Director
(2009)
It Writer
(2017)
Maniac Producer
(2018)

Filmography

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  The American (producer) (pre-production)
  The Angel of Darkness (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 ... (executive producer)
 2020 Good Joe Bell (producer) (filming)
 2014-2019 True Detective (TV Series) (executive producer - 24 episodes)
- Now Am Found (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Final Country (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Hunters in the Dark (2019) ... (executive producer)
- If You Have Ghosts (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Hour and the Day (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Carnivore (Short) (executive producer)
 2018 Maniac (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- The Lake of the Clouds (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Larger Structural Issues (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Utangatta (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Exactly Like You (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Furs by Sebastian (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 The Alienist (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Castle in the Sky (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Requiem (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Psychopathia Sexualis (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Many Sainted Men (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Ascension (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Thumper (executive producer)
 2016 Little Boxes (executive producer)
 2015 Beasts of No Nation (producer)
 2011 On the Ice (executive producer - as Cary Fukunaga)
 2004 Victoria para chino (Short) (executive producer - as Cary Fukunaga)
 2003 Kofi (Short) (executive producer - as Cary Fukunaga)
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Alternate Names:

Cary Jôji Fukunaga | Cary Fukunaga

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

My grandma was really sick when I was working on 'Sin Nombre' and eventually died that summer when we were finishing the film. But I was able to bring an unfinished version of the film for her to watch. See more »

Trivia:

Originally attached to direct It (2017) with Will Poulter set to star as Pennywise. Once Cary Fukunaga left the project Will Poulter remained on board with Andy Muschietti signed on to direct. Poulter left the project and was replaced by Bill Skarsgård. See more »

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Nickname:

Cary Fukunaga

Star Sign:

Cancer

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