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J. A. Bayona

Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter | * 05/09/1975 (47) | Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain)
Juan Antonio García Bayona (born 9 May 1975) is a Spanish film director. He directed the 2007 horror film The Orphanage, the 2012 drama film The Impossible, and the 2016 fantasy drama film A Monster Calls. Bayona's latest film is the 2018 science fiction adventure film Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the fifth installment of the Jurassic Park film series. He has also directed television commercials and music videos. He will direct the first two episodes of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. ()
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J. A. Bayona was born as Juan Antonio García Bayona. He is a director, known for “The Impossible” (2012), “The Orphanage” (2007) and “A Monster Calls” (2016).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for J. A. Bayona

Goya Award for Best New Director Goya Award for Best Director Gaudí Award for Best Director European Film Award for Best Film 3x European Film Academy Lux Award

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Movies with J. A. Bayona as Actor(5)

as himself2018 Querido Fotogramas
as Proyeccionista2016 The Queen of Spain
as Narrator (voice)2015 Nine Days in Haiti
as Alfrodo2009 Spanish Movie

Movies with J. A. Bayona as Crew(12)

Directing/Director2021 Truce
Directing/Director2018 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Directing/Director2016 A Monster Calls
Production/Executive Producer2015 Don't Leave Me
Directing/Director2015 Nine Days in Haiti
Writing/Writer2015 Nine Days in Haiti
Directing/Director2012 The Impossible
Directing/Director2007 The Orphanage
Directing/Director2003 The Spongeman
Production/Executive Producer2003 The Spongeman
Directing/Director1999 Mis Vacaciones
Writing/Writer1999 Mis Vacaciones

TV Shows/Series with J. A. Bayona as Crew(3)

Production/Executive Producer2022 The Lord of the Rings
Directing/Director2022 The Lord of the Rings
Directing/Director2014 Penny Dreadful

Citizenship: Spain
Born: Friday, 05/09 1975 (May) in Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain) (current age: 47 years + 141 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: Catalan (CA), English (EN), Spanish (ES, native language)
Educated at: Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalonia
Other names for J. A. Bayona (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Juan Antonio Bayona" (Pseudonym)
"J Bayona"
"Juan Antonio García Bayona"
"J.A. Bayona"
J. A. Bayona frequently works together with these people:
Belén Atienza (6x, Crew)
Óscar Faura (5x, Crew)
Geraldine Chaplin (4x, Actress)
Fernando Trueba (3x, Crew)
Jaume Martí (3x, Crew)
Maria Reyes (3x, Crew)
Sandra Hermida (3x, Crew)
Montse Ribé (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:14101, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 08/29/2022