Carlos Ruiz is a Mexican director, producer and screenwriter who has been a prominent figure in the film industry since the late 1990s. He has directed and produced films in both Mexico and the United States, and his works have been well received by audiences and critics alike.
Ruiz was born in Mexico City in 1975. He began his career in television, working as an assistant director on several Mexican television shows. In 1997, he made his feature-length debut with the film Cuando El Amor Es Para Siempre, which was a success both in Mexico and abroad.
In 2000, Ruiz wrote and directed the critically acclaimed film Y Tu Mama Tambien. The film was a huge success and was nominated for various Academy Awards, including Best Original Screenplay. Ruiz also received numerous awards for his direction of the film, including the Mexican Academy Award for Best Director.
In the following years, Ruiz continued to make critically acclaimed films, including The Burning Plain (2008) and The Good German (2006). He also directed the biographical drama Frida (2002), which was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Actress for Salma Hayek for her portrayal of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo.
In recent years, Ruiz has returned to television, directing episodes of several popular shows, including Sons of Anarchy, True Blood, and The Bridge. He also directed the pilot episode of the hit Netflix series Narcos, which was met with critical acclaim.
Ruiz has had great success in his career, and he is widely respected in both the Mexican and American film industries. His films have been praised for their strong characters, engaging stories, and overall quality. He is an important figure in Mexican cinema, and his work continues to be celebrated by audiences and critics alike.