Werner Herzog

Biography

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."

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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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Personal Info

Gender -

Known Credits 117

Birthday 1942-09-05

Place of Birth Munich, Germany

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.wernerherzog.com/

Also Known As

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Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Salt and Fire as Man with one story
2016 Into the Inferno as Himself
2015 Freaks of Nature as Perfect Being (voice)
2014 Penguins of Madagascar as Documentary Filmmaker (voice)
2014 Lemonade War
2014 Life Itself
2013 The Unbelievers as Himself
2013 Home from Home – Chronicle of a Vision as Alexander von Humboldt
2013 The Wind Rises as Castorp (voice)
2012 Jack Reacher as The Zec
2012 Dinotasia as Narrator
2012 On Death Row as Himself
2011 Into the Abyss as Himself
2011 Werner Herzog Defends Dade as Himself
2011 Hans Zimmer - Der Sound für Hollywood as Himself
2010 Cave of Forgotten Dreams as Himself
2010 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga as (voice)
2009 Plastic Bag
2008 Capturing Reality as Himself
2008 Gegenschuss - Aufbruch der Filmemacher
2008 Back to Room 666
2007 The Grand as The German
2007 Mister Lonely as Father Umbrillo
2007 All In This Tea
2006 Walking to Werner as Himself (voice)
2006 The Henry Rollins Show(1 episode)
2005 The Colbert Report(1 episode)
2005 Grizzly Man as Himself
2005 Dreams and Burdens as Himself
2004 Incident at Loch Ness as Himself
2004 The White Diamond as Himself / narrator
2004 Dribble as Himself (voice)
2002 The Boxing Prince as Himself
2000 Wings of Hope as Himself
1999 Julien Donkey-Boy
1999 A Brief History of Errol Morris as Himself
1999 My Best Fiend as Himself
1998 What Dreams May Come as Face
1995 Die Harald Schmidt Show(2 episodes)
1995 Brennendes Herz
1992 Lessons of Darkness as Narrator (voice)
1991 Filmstunde as Himself
1991 SnowwhiteRosered as Himself
1991 Jag Mandir as Narrator
1991 Scream of Stone as TV-Regisseur
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Hard to Be a God as Mita / Richard
1989 Gekauftes Glück as Gemeindeschreiber Businger
1989 Until the end ... and then even further. The ecstatic world of the filmmaker Werner Herzog as Himself
1987 Location Africa as Himself
1986 Portrait Werner Herzog as Himself
1985 Tokyo-Ga as Himself
1985 The Dark Glow of the Mountain as himself
1984 Ballad of the Little Soldier as Himself (Voice)
1983 Man of Flowers as The Father
1982 Room 666
1982 Burden of Dreams as Himself
1982 The South Bank Show: Werner Herzog
1980 Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe as Himself
1980 Garlic Is As Good As Ten Mothers
1979 Nosferatu the Vampyre as Totengräber
1979 Werner Herzog Talks About the Making of His New Film: as Himself
1977 La Soufrière – Waiting for an Inevitable Disaster as Narrator
1976 How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck as Himself
1974 The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner
1971 Land of Silence and Darkness
1971 Tales of the Dumpster Kid as Hurenmörder
1968 Signs of Life as Soldier (uncredited)
1968 Die Erben von Papas Kino
1967 The Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress Deutschkreuz

Directing

2016 Salt and Fire … Director
2016 Into the Inferno … Director
2016 Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World … Director
2015 Queen of the Desert … Director
2013 From One Second to the Next … Director
2012 On Death Row … Director
2011 Into the Abyss … Director
2011 Ode to the Dawn of Man … Director
2010 Cave of Forgotten Dreams … Director
2010 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga … Director
2009 The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans … Director
2009 My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done … Director
2009 La bohème … Director
2007 Encounters at the End of the World … Director
2006 Rescue Dawn … Director
2005 The Wild Blue Yonder … Director
2005 Grizzly Man … Director
2004 The White Diamond … Director
2003 Wheel of Time … Director
2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet … Director
2001 Pilgrimage … Director
2001 Invincible … Director
2000 Wings of Hope … Director
1999 2000 Years Of Christianity: God And The Burdened … Director
1999 My Best Fiend … Director
1997 Little Dieter Needs to Fly … Director
1996 The Transformation of the World Into Music … Director
1995 Gesualdo: Death for Five Voices … Director
1993 Bells from the Deep … Director
1992 La donna del lago … Director
1992 Lessons of Darkness … Director
1991 Filmstunde … Director
1991 Scream of Stone … Director
1991 Jag Mandir … Director
1990 Echoes From a Sombre Empire … Director
1989 Giovanna d'Arco … Director
1989 Wodaabe: Herdsmen of the Sun … Director
1988 The French as Seen by… … Director
1987 Cobra Verde … Director
1986 Portrait Werner Herzog … Director
1985 The Dark Glow of the Mountain … Director
1984 Ballad of the Little Soldier … Director
1984 Where the Green Ants Dream … Director
1983 Huie's Sermon … Director
1982 Fitzcarraldo … Director
1980 God's Angry Man … Director
1979 Woyzeck … Director
1979 Nosferatu the Vampyre … Director
1977 Stroszek … Director
1977 La Soufrière – Waiting for an Inevitable Disaster … Director
1976 Heart of Glass … Director
1976 How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck … Director
1976 No One Will Play with Me … Director
1974 The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser … Director
1974 The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner … Director
1972 Aguirre: The Wrath of God … Director
1971 Land of Silence and Darkness … Director
1971 Fata Morgana … Director
1971 Handicapped Future … Director
1970 Even Dwarfs Started Small … Director
1970 The Flying Doctors of East Africa … Director
1969 Precautions Against Fanatics … Director
1968 Signs of Life … Director
1968 Last Words … Director
1967 The Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress Deutschkreuz … Director
1962 Hercules … Director
1900 Vernon God Little … Director

Writing

2015 Queen of the Desert … Screenplay
2011 Into the Abyss … Writer
2010 Cave of Forgotten Dreams … Screenplay
2010 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga … Writer
2009 My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done … Screenplay
2007 Encounters at the End of the World … Writer
2006 Rescue Dawn … Author
2005 The Wild Blue Yonder … Screenplay
2005 Grizzly Man … Screenplay
2004 Incident at Loch Ness … Writer
2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet … Writer
2001 Invincible … Writer
1999 My Best Fiend … Writer
1993 Bells from the Deep … Writer
1992 Lessons of Darkness … Writer
1991 Jag Mandir … Screenplay
1987 Cobra Verde … Screenplay
1984 Ballad of the Little Soldier … Writer
1984 Where the Green Ants Dream … Co-Writer
1982 Fitzcarraldo … Author
1980 Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe … Writer
1979 Woyzeck … Screenplay
1979 Nosferatu the Vampyre … Writer
1977 Stroszek … Screenplay
1976 Heart of Glass … Writer
1974 The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser … Screenplay
1974 The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner … Screenplay
1972 Aguirre: The Wrath of God … Writer
1971 Land of Silence and Darkness … Screenplay
1971 Fata Morgana … Screenplay
1970 Even Dwarfs Started Small … Screenplay
1970 The Flying Doctors of East Africa … Writer
1968 Signs of Life … Writer
1968 Last Words … Screenplay
1967 The Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress Deutschkreuz … Screenplay

Production

2016 Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World … Producer
2014 The Look of Silence … Executive Producer
2012 The Act of Killing … Executive Producer
1992 Lessons of Darkness … Producer
1991 Jag Mandir … Producer
1984 Ballad of the Little Soldier … Producer
1982 Fitzcarraldo … Producer
1979 Nosferatu the Vampyre … Producer
1976 How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck … Producer
1974 The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser … Producer
1972 Aguirre: The Wrath of God … Producer
1971 Land of Silence and Darkness … Producer
1971 Handicapped Future … Producer
1970 Even Dwarfs Started Small … Producer
1969 Precautions Against Fanatics … Producer
1968 Signs of Life … Producer
1968 Last Words … Producer

Editing

1967 The Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress Deutschkreuz … Editor
1962 Hercules … Editor

Crew

1971 Land of Silence and Darkness … Sound Recordist
1971 Handicapped Future … Sound Recordist

Creator

2012 On Death Row … Creator
1999 2000 Jahre Christentum … Creator

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