Alejandro Amenábar
Date of Birth
Mar 31, 1972
Birth Place:
Santiago de Chile, Chile


Alejandro Amenábar was already a Spanish cinema sensation and garnering comparisons to Alfred Hitchcock before he notched his first English language hit with the slyly old-fashioned thriller The Others (2001). Raised in Spain after his Chile-based parents fled the country shortly before the 1973 right-wing coup d'état, Amenábar decided to be a filmmaker early on, heading to Madrid's Complutense...