Carlos Ruiz is a renowned Mexican director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for his films Amores Perros, Y Tu Mamá También, The Assassination of Richard Nixon, and Babel.
Ruiz was born in Mexico City in 1971. He studied cinema and communication at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. After graduating, he worked as a film editor for several television shows and short films.
In 2000, Ruiz created his first feature film, Amores Perros, which became an international success. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It was also well-received by critics, winning the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
In 2001, Ruiz directed his second feature film, Y Tu Mamá También. The film was a critical and commercial success, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. In 2004, Ruiz directed The Assassination of Richard Nixon, which starred Sean Penn. The film was praised by critics for its performances and Ruiz’s direction.
In 2006, Ruiz directed Babel, which starred Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett. The film was a commercial success, and was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. Ruiz was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director.
In recent years, Ruiz has directed several films, including The Burning Plain (2008), Biutiful (2010), and Desierto (2015). He has also worked on television projects, such as the Netflix series Narcos.
Ruiz is one of the most respected directors in the world. His films are praised for their complex characters and gripping storylines. He has proven himself to be one of the most talented directors working today.