Artist profiles: Robert Anthony Rodriguez
AboutRobert Anthony Rodriguez
Popular filmmaker, born 20 June 1968 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Brother of Patricia Vonne. He was revealed with his first epic movie "El Mariachi" (1992), which made it's way to the Sundance film festival. He would later direct "Desperado" (1995), an American remake of "El Mariachi", starring Antonio Banderas in the lead role. Subsequent movies such as "From Dusk Till Dawn" (1996), The Faculty (1998), The Spy Kids Trilogy (2001-2003), and Sin City (2005) raised him as one of Hollywood's most promising young directors.
On the musical side, Robert Rodriguez is known for it's track "Desperado", often confused with Gusto's "Disco's Revenge" based on the same sample ("Groovin' You" by Harvey Mason).