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Born: June 20, 1968 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: San Antonio, Texas, USA Profession: Music ...
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2003:
Again collaborated with Banderas on "Once Upon a Time in Mexico," a sequel to "Desperado"
2005:
Co-directed (Frank Miller) the film adaptation of "Sin City," based on the comic books and graphic novels created, written, and illustrated by Miller
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Columbia paid to re-edit "El Mariachi" for a US debut
1994:
Directed TV-movie debut, the remake of "Roadracers," as part of Showtime's "Rebel Highway" series; also scripted
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Featured his youngest siblings in "Austin Stories," a video anthology that helped him gain admission to film school
2001:
Re-teamed with Banderas to direct the family adventure film, Spy Kids"
1992:
Signed a two-year deal with Columbia Pictures, which also agreed to release "El Mariachi"
1982:
Began making short films at age 13
2005:
Directed "The Adventures of Shark Boy & Lava Girl in 3-D," an advanture film co-scripted by his young son, Racer
1996:
Directed the vampire-themed, "From Dusk Till Dawn"; written by and starring Quentin Tarantino
2002:
Returned to direct "Spy Kids 2: The Island Of Lost Dreams"
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Directed an eight-minute long short, entitled "Bedhead," starring four of his nine siblings
1998:
Directed the teen horror thriller, "The Faculty"; scripted by Kevin Williamson
2007:
Helmed "Planet Terror," the zombie themed half of the goretastic double feature "Grind House," a collaboration with Quentin Tarantino
1993:
"El Mariachi" released by Columbia in Spanish with subtitles; one of the cheapest films ever released by a studio
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Created a daily comic strip entitled, "Los Hooligans," which ran for three years in the <i>Daily Texan</i> newspaper
1991:
Directed first feature, the Spanish language, "El Mariachi"; and wrote and edited the film
1995:
Helmed "The Misbehavers" segment of the anthology film, "Four Rooms"
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Made first 16mm short at the University of Texas at Austin
1995:
Produced, wrote and directed, "Desperado," a sequel to El Mariachi starring Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek
2009:
Wrote and directed the adventure film, "Shorts"
2010:
Co-directed, with Ethan Maniquis, the action thriller "Machete"; also shared writing credits with Álvaro Rodríguez
2011:
Returned to direct the fourth installment in the "Spy Kids" series, "Spy Kids: All the Time in the World"
2003:
Once again directed the third film in the "Spy Kids" series, "Spy Kids 3: Game Over"

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