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Birth Name: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Born: 07/10/1977
Birth Place: Oakland, California, USA

Born on July 10, 1977 in Oakland, CA, Fukunaga was the son of a Japanese father and Swedish mother. After his parents divorced when he was a child, Fukunaga spent his summers with his father in the East Bay, which was where he began vigorously watching movies at seven years old. By the time he turned 11, he was adept enough to understand the inner workings of film, which led to writing screenplays by the time he was in high school. Though he had an early interest, Fukunaga put his film career on hold in order to earn a bachelor's degree in history from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He continued his education by studying political science at L'Institut d'├ętudes politiques de Gren... Continue Bio >>



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