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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 (2016), Medicine for Melancholy (2008) and My Josephine (2003). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 64 wins & 67 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Moonlight
Moonlight Writer
(2016)
My Josephine
My Josephine Writer
(2003)
Tall Enough
Tall Enough Writer
(2009)

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 2003 My Josephine (Short) (writer)
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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[how Zui hao de shi guang (2005) influenced Moonlight (2016)] I first saw "Three Times" at the 2005 Telluride Film Festival. It was wonderful, Roger Ebert introduced the film. He loved it and thankfully gushed over it in a way that didn't hype such a delicate film. (...) The structure of "Three Times" is the sole impetus for the structure of "Moonlight." The source material the film originated ... See more »

Trivia:

Counts Oscar-winning film editor Walter Murch's "In the Blink of an Eye" as his favorite textbook in film school. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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