His film El Topo (1970) became one of the first super hits at midnight showings, commencing at the Elgin Theater in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.

He had planned to do a feature film version of Frank Herbert's "Dune."

Conducted the wedding ceremony of Marilyn Manson and Dita Von Teese in Ireland in December 2005.

Father of Brontis Jodorowsky, Axel Jodorowsky, Adan Jodorowsky, and Teo Jodorowsky.

Apparently his "lost" film La cravate (1957) has been found as it is now available as Bonus Material in the "Films of Alejandro Jodorowshy" DVD collection.

Spiritual mentor to Nicolas Winding Refn.

Hervé Villechaize was Jodorowsky's choice for the role of Gurney Halleck in "Dune".