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Diego Luna: Important To Tell The Story Of A Father

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Diego Luna directed the new movie ‘Cesar Chavez.'

Fun Facts About Diego Luna: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is a Mexican actor known for his childhood telenovela work, a starring role in the film Y tu mamá también, and supporting roles in American films. He is also known for his roles in Rudo y Cursi, The Terminal and Milk. Together with Romola Garai, he starred in the film Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights. He also had minor roles in Frida and Before Night Falls and provides Spanish language narration for the National Geographic Channel documentary Great Migrations.

2) Luna was born in Mexico City, the son of Fiona Alexander, a costume designer, and Alejandro Luna, a Mexican set designer who is one of the most acclaimed living theatre, cinema, and opera set designers in Mexico. His mother died in a car accident when he was two years old.

3) From an early age, Luna began acting in television, film, and stage. His film debut was Antonieta in 1982. His next role was in the telenovela El Abuelo y Yo (1992) alongside his childhood best friend, Gael García Bernal, in 1995 he played the role of Laura León' troubled son Quique in the Mexican soap opera El premio mayor. Luna had his big break in 2001 when he was cast in the critically acclaimed Y tu mamá también, once again alongside García Bernal.

‘Cesar Chavez' opens in theaters Friday.

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