Caption: Still of Chevy Chase, Alfonso Arau and Tony Plana in ¡Three Amigos! (1986)
Actor, Director, Writer
Born: January 11, 1932
Star sign: Capricorn
Known for: Romancing the Stone (1984), ¡Three Amigos! (1986), The Wild Bunch (1969), El Topo (1970)
Alfonso Arau has had a long and fruitful career both in front of and behind the camera and is one of the most prominent filmmakers of the Latino community in Hollywood. He was a drama disciple of Seki Sano--a Japanese teacher, classmate of Lee Strasberg with Konstantin Stanislavski in Russia--and traveled the world from 1964 to 1968 with his ...