Ramón Menéndez

Film Director / Screenwriter | * 01/01/1941 († 66, 01/01/2007) | Asturias (Spain)
Ramón Menéndez (born January 21, 1950) is a Cuban-American film director and screenwriter. He is best known for writing and directing the 1988 film Stand and Deliver. His other film directing credits include Money for Nothing (1993) starring John Cusack and the Disney Channel original film Gotta Kick It Up! (2002). He also served as a screenwriter for all of the films he directed. His only film as a screenwriter and not as a director was the 2001 film Tortilla Soup. He has also worked in episodic television, directing episodes Tales from the Crypt and Perversions of Science, in 1994 and 1997, respectively. Menéndez won two Independent Spirit Awards for his work on Stand and Deliver. Menéndez is a native of Cuba and grew up in California. He is an alumnus of San Francisco State Un... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Ramón Menéndez

Independent Spirit Awards
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Movies with Ramón Menéndez as Actor(38)

1991 Acosado
as Commandante Farias1990 Transplante a la mexicana
as Gregorio1987 Living Is What Matters
as Kinet (uncredited)1984 Dune
as Teniente1982 Es mi vida
as Luis1981 Madame X
as Camera director1980 Mistery
as Bank employee1979 Life Sentence
as Dr. Miguel Garzón Riera1979 The Year of the Plague
as Sr. Rice1979 El Brazo de Oro
as Minero compadre1978 Cananea
as El Johnny1978 El patrullero 777
1978 Drizzle
as Venustiano Carranza1977 Cuartelazo
as Minister1977 Rattlesnake
as Dávila, policía1976 The Bricklayers
as Cap. Genaro Chacón1976 Longitud de guerra
as Gen. Santiago Vidaurri1974 Those Years
as Fotógrafo1973 The Cubs
as Helicopter Pilot1973 The Invasion of the Dead
as Johnny1968 Por mis pistolas

TV Shows/Series with Ramón Menéndez as Actor(1)

as Fortunato1996 Para toda la vida

Movies with Ramón Menéndez as Crew(7)

Directing/Director2002 Gotta Kick It Up!
Writing/Teleplay2002 Gotta Kick It Up!
Writing/Writer2001 Tortilla Soup
Directing/Director1993 Money for Nothing
Writing/Screenplay1993 Money for Nothing
Directing/Director1988 Stand and Deliver
Writing/Writer1988 Stand and Deliver

TV Shows/Series with Ramón Menéndez as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1997 Perversions of Science

Full Name: Ramón Menéndez
Born: Wednesday, 01/01 1941 (January) in Asturias (Spain)
Died: Monday, 01/01 2007 (January) (aged: 66)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Educated at: San Francisco State University, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
Ramón Menéndez frequently works together with these people:
Felipe Cazals (11x, Crew)
Jorge Fegán (9x, Cast)
José Carlos Ruiz (7x, Actor)
Tom Musca (6x, Crew)
Bruno Rey (6x, Actor)
Héctor Ortega (5x, Actor)
Alejandro Parodi (5x, Actor)
Aarón Hernán (5x, Actor)
Gilbert Adler (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:259600, Added: 08/09/2018, Last updated: 03/27/2023