Baz Luhrman
Role Director of The Great Gatsby
Date of Birth September 17 1962
Origin Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Anthony "Baz" Luhrmann (born 17 September 1962) is an Australian film director, screenwriter, and producer best known for The Red Curtain Trilogy, which includes his films Strictly Ballroom, Romeo + Juliet and Moulin Rouge!. He was the director of the 2013 film The Great Gatsby.[1]


  • Strictly Ballroom (1992), starring Tara Morice and Paul Mercurio
  • Romeo + Juliet (1996), starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes
  • Moulin Rouge! (2001), starring Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor
  • Australia (2008), starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman
  • The Great Gatsby (2013), starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan

Behind the scenesEdit

  • Luhrmann had also made a cameo apperance in the film as a waiter that brings Nick Carraway to Jordan's table to meet for tea after his lunch with Gatsby.