|Other names Alexander Garcia|
Height 1.78 m
|Name Diego Luna|
Years active 1982–present
|Full Name Diego Luna Alexander|
Born December 29, 1979 (age 36) (1979-12-29) Mexico City, Mexico
Occupation Actor Director Producer
Spouse Camila Sodi (m. 2008–2013)
Parents Fiona Alexander, Alejandro Luna
Movies The Book of Life, Y Tu Mama Tambien, Cesar Chavez, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Elysium
Similar People Camila Sodi, Gael Garcia Bernal, Romola Garai, Zoe Saldana, Alice Braga
Children Jeronimo Luna, Fiona Luna
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Diego Luna Alexander ([ˈdjeɣo ˈluna]; born 29 December 1979) is a Mexican actor, producer and director. After starring in a few telenovelas, he has appeared in many films, including Y tu mamá también, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, Rudo y Cursi and the Star Wars anthology film Rogue One. He also provided the Spanish language narration for the National Geographic Channel documentary Great Migrations.
- Gael garcia bernal diego luna talk rudo y cursi mexican movie
- Cesar chavez q a with director diego luna actress america ferrera
- Early life
- Personal life
He is also one of the founders for Canana Films.
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Luna was born in Mexico City. His mother, Fiona Alexander, was a British costume designer, who worked in the film industry and made sure that it was a life in which he would be immersed. She died in a car accident when Luna was two years old. His father, Alejandro is an acclaimed theatre, film and opera set designer, who reinforced the importance of theatre and the arts in his life. Alejandro would bring Luna to the sets and mentor him in different aspects of art, cultivating a desire to become an actor and uphold the family tradition.
Luna played the troubled son in the telenovela, El premio mayor (1995) and starred in the critical acclaimed film Y tu mamá también (2001). He starred in Gus Van Sant's biopic film Milk (2008), as the emotionally unstable lover. He and Gael Garcia Bernal own Canana Films, which jointly produce a number of television documentaries about the unsolved murders of three hundred women in the border city of Ciudad Juárez, along with Golden Phoenix Productions (owned by Tom Golden). In 2011, Luna appeared in Katy Perry's music video for "The One That Got Away". In 2012, Luna directed his first English-language biopic film Cesar Chávez, about the eponymous labor and owner of the United Farm Workers. He also starred in the American Spanish-language film Casa de Mi Padre. On 20 March 2015, he joined the cast for Ana Lily Amirpour's cannibal film The Bad Batch. Luna became a member of the jury for the Un Certain Regard section of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
Luna married Camila Sodi on 5 February 2008. They were divorced in March 2013. They have two children, including Jerónimo (born 12 August 2008) and Fiona (born 1 July 2010) named after Luna's mother. He has been dating Suki Waterhouse since 2015.
He and García Bernal co-founded Ambulante A.C., the organization and film festival working to bring documentary films to some recommended places. The organization was awarded the prestigious Washington Office on Latin America Human Rights Award in 2011. In January 2015, Luna appeared on the Board of Directors, and narrated the video about the barriers and children migrating from their home country face, after seeking refuge in the United States.