Alejandro González Iñárritu is a Mexican film director, producer, former composer and screenwriter. He is best-known for having directed the 2006 blockbuster Babel which won him many awards. Some of the most famous of his films include 21 Grams (2003), Babel (2006), Biutiful (2010), Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) as well as the latest hit The Revenant (2015) that have garnered worldwide critical acclaim as well as becoming box-office hits.
Alejandro González Iñárritu was born on August 15, 1963 in Mexico City, to Luz María Iñárritu and Héctor González Gama. His first jobs included crossing the Atlantic Ocean to faraway countries of Europe and Africa at the age of 16 years. By his 18th birthday he had worked his way across many of these countries and his extensive travels in the early years have a great influence in his filmmaking.