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Photos: The Many Looks Of Your New Emmys Crush 'True Detective' Director, Cary Fukunaga

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Last night True Detective director Cary Fukunaga snagged the lone Emmy award for the show, which thankfully gave us the opportunity to collectively swoon over his French-braided hair and dashingly good looks.

People took to Twitter to talk about their crush on the 37-year-old, half-Japanese, half-Swedish, filmmaker and a tall drink of water.

Fukunaga took his dad as his date to the Emmys, which was adorable. He's also known for that epic, six-minute long tracking scene that he took in a single shot in True Detective (which you can watch here, but only watch it if you don't mind spoilers). He won a Directing award at 2009's Sundance for his feature debut film, Sin Nombre, and also directed 2011's Jane Eyre. Fukunaga will also be directing the two-part remake of Stephen King's clown-heavy It, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

LAist caught up with him on the red carpet yesterday and he talked to us about what upcoming projects he has in store, and that he'll stay on True Detective as an executive producer:

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And fun little fact, Fukunaga, who's also fluent in Spanish and French, used to date actress Michelle Williams in 2011. He's a romantic, apparently, too. He told US Weekly: "I've written immense love letters that are supposed to be opened over days at a time. I used to always make art for girls. That was the thing I did for girls to like me. I did portraits, drawings, letters that formed outlines of significant things in our relationship. Art. I just used art in general. It usually worked."

And we did some digging, but cannot confirm whether the hunk is single.