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.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 126

Birthday 1942-09-05

Place of Birth Munich, Germany

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

Also Known As

  • Werner Herzog Stipetić

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Somnambulist as Additional Voices
2017 O Homem que Matou John Wayne
2016 Salt and Fire as Man with one story
2016 Into the Inferno as Himself, Narrator
2016 Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World as Himself
2016 Killing Klaus Kinski as Werner Herzog
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 Rick and Morty(1 episode) as Shrimply Pibbles (voice)
2013 Home from Home – Chronicle of a Vision as Alexander von Humboldt
2013 The Wind Rises as Castorp (voice)
2012 Jack Reacher as Zec Chelovek
2012 Dinotasia as Narrator
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 Himself - Narrator (voice)
2009 Plastic Bag
2008 Mister Lonely as Father Umbrillo
2008 Capturing Reality as Himself
2008 BLAST! as Himself
2008 Gegenschuss - Aufbruch der Filmemacher
2008 Back to Room 666
2007 The Grand as The German
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
1997 Little Dieter Needs to Fly as Himself / Narrator
1995 The Harald Schmidt Show(2 episodes)
1995 Gesualdo: Death for Five Voices as Narrator (voice)
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
1989 Wodaabe: Herdsmen of the Sun as Narrator (voice)
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 I Am My Films: A Portrait of Werner Herzog as Himself
1979 Nosferatu the Vampyre as Totengräber
1979 Werner Herzog Talks About the Making of His New Film: as Himself
1977 La Soufrière as Narrator
1976 Signs of Vigorous Life: The New German Cinema
1976 How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck as Himself
1974 The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner as himself
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
1967 Neuer Deutscher Film Report

Directing

2016 Salt and FireDirector
2016 Into the InfernoDirector
2016 Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected WorldDirector
2015 Queen of the DesertDirector
2013 From One Second to the NextDirector
2012 The Killers: UnstagedDirector
2012 On Death Row(4 episodes)Director
2011 Into the AbyssDirector
2011 Ode to the Dawn of ManDirector
2010 Cave of Forgotten DreamsDirector
2010 Happy People: A Year in the TaigaDirector
2009 The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New OrleansDirector
2009 My Son, My Son, What Have Ye DoneDirector
2009 La BohèmeDirector
2007 Encounters at the End of the WorldDirector
2006 Rescue DawnDirector
2005 The Wild Blue YonderDirector
2005 Grizzly ManDirector
2004 The White DiamondDirector
2003 Wheel of TimeDirector
2002 Ten Minutes Older: The TrumpetDirector
2001 PilgrimageDirector
2001 InvincibleDirector
2000 Wings of HopeDirector
1999 2000 Years of Christianity(1 episode)Director
1999 2000 Years Of Christianity: God And The BurdenedDirector
1999 My Best FiendDirector
1997 Little Dieter Needs to FlyDirector
1996 The Transformation of the World Into MusicDirector
1995 Gesualdo: Death for Five VoicesDirector
1993 Bells from the DeepDirector
1992 La donna del lagoDirector
1992 Lessons of DarknessDirector
1991 FilmstundeDirector
1991 Scream of StoneDirector
1991 Jag MandirDirector
1990 Echoes From a Sombre EmpireDirector
1989 Giovanna d'ArcoDirector
1989 Wodaabe: Herdsmen of the SunDirector
1988 The French as Seen by…Director
1987 Cobra VerdeDirector
1986 Portrait Werner HerzogDirector
1985 The Dark Glow of the MountainDirector
1984 Ballad of the Little SoldierDirector
1984 Where the Green Ants DreamDirector
1983 Huie's SermonDirector
1982 FitzcarraldoDirector
1980 God's Angry ManDirector
1979 WoyzeckDirector
1979 Nosferatu the VampyreDirector
1977 StroszekDirector
1977 La SoufrièreDirector
1976 Heart of GlassDirector
1976 How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck ChuckDirector
1976 No One Will Play with MeDirector
1974 The Enigma of Kaspar HauserDirector
1974 The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver SteinerDirector
1972 Aguirre: The Wrath of GodDirector
1971 Land of Silence and DarknessDirector
1971 Fata MorganaDirector
1971 Handicapped FutureDirector
1970 Even Dwarfs Started SmallDirector
1970 The Flying Doctors of East AfricaDirector
1969 Precautions Against FanaticsDirector
1968 Signs of LifeDirector
1968 Last WordsDirector
1967 The Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress DeutschkreuzDirector
1962 HeraklesDirector
1900 Vernon God LittleDirector

Writing

2016 Salt and FireScreenplay
2016 Into the InfernoWriter
2015 Queen of the DesertScreenplay
2012 On Death Row(4 episodes)Writer
2011 Into the AbyssWriter
2010 Cave of Forgotten DreamsScreenplay
2010 Happy People: A Year in the TaigaWriter
2009 My Son, My Son, What Have Ye DoneScreenplay
2007 Encounters at the End of the WorldWriter
2006 Rescue DawnAuthor
2005 The Wild Blue YonderScreenplay
2005 Grizzly ManScreenplay
2004 Incident at Loch NessWriter
2003 Wheel of TimeWriter
2002 Ten Minutes Older: The TrumpetWriter
2001 InvincibleWriter
1999 My Best FiendWriter
1997 Little Dieter Needs to FlyWriter
1995 Gesualdo: Death for Five VoicesWriter
1993 Bells from the DeepWriter
1992 Lessons of DarknessWriter
1991 Jag MandirScreenplay
1989 Wodaabe: Herdsmen of the SunWriter
1987 Cobra VerdeScreenplay
1986 Portrait Werner HerzogWriter
1984 Ballad of the Little SoldierWriter
1984 Where the Green Ants DreamCo-Writer
1982 FitzcarraldoWriter
1980 Werner Herzog Eats His ShoeWriter
1979 WoyzeckScreenplay
1979 Nosferatu the VampyreWriter
1977 StroszekScreenplay
1976 Heart of GlassWriter
1974 The Enigma of Kaspar HauserScreenplay
1974 The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver SteinerScreenplay
1972 Aguirre: The Wrath of GodWriter
1971 Land of Silence and DarknessScreenplay
1971 Fata MorganaScreenplay
1970 Even Dwarfs Started SmallScreenplay
1970 The Flying Doctors of East AfricaWriter
1968 Signs of LifeWriter
1968 Last WordsScreenplay
1967 The Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress DeutschkreuzScreenplay

Production

2016 Salt and FireProducer
2016 Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected WorldProducer
2014 The Look of SilenceExecutive Producer
2012 The Act of KillingExecutive Producer
2003 Wheel of TimeProducer
1992 Lessons of DarknessProducer
1991 Jag MandirProducer
1984 Ballad of the Little SoldierProducer
1982 FitzcarraldoProducer
1979 Nosferatu the VampyreProducer
1976 Heart of GlassProducer
1976 How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck ChuckProducer
1974 The Enigma of Kaspar HauserProducer
1972 Aguirre: The Wrath of GodProducer
1971 Land of Silence and DarknessProducer
1971 Handicapped FutureProducer
1970 Even Dwarfs Started SmallProducer
1969 Precautions Against FanaticsProducer
1968 Signs of LifeProducer
1968 Last WordsProducer

Editing

2003 Wheel of TimeEditor
1967 The Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress DeutschkreuzEditor
1962 HeraklesEditor

Crew

2005 What Is It?Thanks
1971 Land of Silence and DarknessSound Recordist
1971 Handicapped FutureSound Recordist

Creator

2012 On Death RowCreator
1999 2000 Years of ChristianityCreator

Sound

1977 La SoufrièreSound Engineer

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