Alfonso Cuaron is 2019’s Best Director. He’s also this year’s Oscar winner for Best Cinematography and Best Foreign Language Film. But aside from his masterpiece Roma and its gazillion critical nods of approval, what else do we really know about the Mexican film director and screenwriter?
From his previous work in the film industry to his home life and his friendship with fellow Mexican filmmakers Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro González Iñárritu, Cuaron’s life is just as captivating as any of his films.
In honor of his multiple Oscar wins, here are 10 things about 2019’s Best Director. Click through our photo gallery above to learn everything you should know about Alfonso. ¡Viva México, Cuarones!