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Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog Stipetić ( born 5 September 1942), known as Werner Herzog, is a German film director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and opera director. He is often considered as one of the greatest figures of the New German Cinema, along with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Margarethe von Trotta, Volker Schlöndorff, Werner Schröter, and Wim Wenders. His films often feature heroes with impossible dreams, people with unique talents in obscure fields, or individuals who find themselves in conflict with nature. French filmmaker François Truffaut once called Herzog "the most important film director alive." Description above from the Wikipedia article Werner Herzog, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Sep 5, 1942 In Munich, Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
56
First Appeared:
In the movie The Song of the Earth 1938-03-29
Latest Project:
Movie O Homem que Matou John Wayne 2017-01-20
Known For
Poster of Penguins of Madagascar
Poster of Jack Reacher
Poster of The Colbert Report
Filmography
Movie O Homem que Matou John Wayne 2017-01-20
Movie Freaks of Nature Perfect Being (voice) 2015-10-30
Movie The Young Kieslowski TV-Regisseur 2015-07-24
Movie Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas Himself (voice) 2014-12-16
Movie Penguins of Madagascar Documentary Filmmaker (voice) 2014-11-22
Movie Lemonade War 2014-09-30
Movie Life Itself 2014-07-04
Movie Murderer Himself 2014-01-16
Movie The Unbelievers Himself 2013-12-13
Movie Die andere Heimat - Chronik einer Sehnsucht Alexander von Humboldt 2013-10-03
Movie Crimes of Passion Narrator 2013-08-08
Movie The Wind Rises Castorp (voice) 2013-07-20
Movie On Death Row Himself 2012-03-22
Movie Dinotasia Narrator 2012-05-04
Movie Jack Reacher Zec Chelovek 2012-12-20
Movie Into the Abyss Himself 2011-11-11
Movie Werner Herzog Defends Dade Himself 2011-07-12
Movie Hans Zimmer - Der Sound für Hollywood Himself 2011-03-14
Movie Cave of Forgotten Dreams Himself 2010-09-10
Movie Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Himself - Narrator (voice) 2010-09-03
Movie Cold Fish 2010-06-04
Movie Plastic Bag 2009-09-07
Movie Mister Lonely Father Umbrillo 2008-12-17
Movie Gegenschuss - Aufbruch der Filmemacher 2008-02-11
Movie Back to Room 666 2008-02-02
Movie The Grand The German 2007-06-07
Movie Night Bus Himself 2007-05-11
Movie All In This Tea 2007-04-14
Movie Walking to Werner Himself (voice) 2006-04-24
Series The Henry Rollins Show Unknown 2006-04-01
Movie Sheryl Underwood: Too Much Information Perfect Being (voice) 2005-11-22
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie God Save the King Himself (voice) 2005-09-16
Movie Die Spielerin Himself 2005-06-17
Movie Dreams and Burdens Himself 2005-05-10
Movie Incident at Loch Ness Himself 2004-12-17
Movie The White Diamond Himself / narrator 2004-11-13
Movie One Nite in Mongkok 2004-05-15
Movie Dribble Himself (voice) 2004-01-19
Movie Time Changer Mita / Richard 2003-10-25
Movie Orange County Himself 2002-01-10
Movie My Best Fiend Himself 1999-05-17
Movie A Brief History of Errol Morris Himself 1999-09-01
Movie Julien Donkey-Boy Father 1999-09-07
Movie Portrait Werner Herzog Himself 1986-03-27
Movie The Dark Glow of the Mountain himself 1985-03-09
Movie Man of Flowers The Father 1983-09-22
Movie Room 666 1982-06-01
Movie Nosferatu the Vampyre Totengräber 1979-03-26
Movie The Tenants 1976-02-20
Movie Land of Silence and Darkness 1971-10-08
Movie Tales of the Dumpster Kid Hurenmörder 1971-06-01
Movie Signs of Life Soldier (uncredited) 1968-07-05
Movie Una tal Dulcinea Hurenmörder 1963-08-26
Movie La venganza de la sombra Soldier (uncredited) 1962-07-07
Movie The Song of the Earth Gemeindeschreiber Businger 1938-03-29