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Barry Jenkins (III)


Barry Jenkins was born on November 19, 1979 in Miami, Florida, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Moonlight, Medicine for Melancholy (2008) and My Josephine (2003). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 65 wins & 68 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Moonlight
Moonlight Writer
My Josephine
My Josephine Writer
(2003)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (9 credits)
 2016 Moonlight (screenplay by)
 2011 Chlorophyl (Short) (writer)
 2011 Futurestates (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Remigration (2011)
 2009 Tall Enough (Short)
 2009 A Young Couple (Short)
 2008 Medicine for Melancholy (writer)
 2003 Little Brown Boy (Short) (writer)
 2003 My Josephine (Short) (writer)
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Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (19 credits)

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his next film project "If Beale Street Could Talk"] [Author] James Baldwin is a man of and ahead of his time; his interrogations of the American consciousness have remained relevant to this day. To translate the power of Tish and Fonny's love to the screen in Baldwin's image is a dream I've long held dear. Working alongside the Baldwin Estate, I'm excited to finally make that dream come true.... See more »

Trivia:

Favorite part of the filmmaking process is hands-on production which is where his real creative energy emerges. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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