Luis Bunuel

Luis Bunuel bio

Birth Name: Luis Buñuel

Occupation: Director

Place Of Birth: Spain

Date Of Birth: February 22, 1900

Date Of Death: July 29, 1983

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Spanish

Luis Bunuel was born on the 22nd of February, 1900. He was famous for being a Director. Spanish-born surrealist filmmaker who first gained attention for directing the silent short film Un Chien Andalou in 1929. His most well known features include Los Olvidados (1950), The Exterminating Angel (1962), Simon of the Desert (1965) and That Obscure Object of Desire (1977).

Luis Bunuel was born in Spain. He switched his major twice while in college, finally landing on psychology. He was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards for three of his films. His films won various other awards, including the Palm d’Or for 1961’s Viridiana and the Golden Lion for 1967’s Belle de jour.

Luis Bunuel was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Luis Buñuel is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Luis Bunuel’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Luis Bunuel’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Luis Bunuel was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Luis Buñuel
NICKNAME: Luis Buñuel
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Luis Bunuel was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Luis Bunuel was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Luis Bunuel had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Luis Bunuel’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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