Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Friedrich Wilhelm "F. W." Murnau (December 28, 1888 – March 11, 1931) was one of the most influential German film directors of the silent era, and a prominent figure in the expressionist movement in German cinema during the 1920s. Although some of Murnau's films have been lost, most still survive.

Description above from the Wikipedia article F.W. Murnau, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Friedrich Wilhelm "F. W." Murnau (December 28, 1888 – March 11, 1931) was one of the most influential German film directors of the silent era, and a prominent figure in the expressionist movement in German cinema during the 1920s. Although some of Murnau's films have been lost, most still survive.

Description above from the Wikipedia article F.W. Murnau, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 22

Birthday 1888-12-28

Day of Death 1931-03-11

Place of Birth Bielefeld, North-Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Friedrich Wilhelm Plumpe
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau
  • Dr. F.W. Murnau

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1940 Hunting in the South SeasDirector
1931 TabuDirector
1930 City GirlDirector
1928 4 DevilsDirector
1927 Sunrise: A Song of Two HumansDirector
1926 FaustDirector
1925 TartuffeDirector
1924 The Last LaughDirector
1924 The Finances of the Grand DukeDirector
1923 Driven from HomeDirector
1922 PhantomDirector
1922 NosferatuDirector
1922 The Burning SoilDirector
1922 MarizzaDirector
1921 The Haunted CastleDirector
1921 DesireDirector
1921 Journey into the NightDirector
1920 The Head of JanusDirector
1919 Emerald of DeathDirector

Acting

2008 Murnau, Borzage and Fox as Himself (archival footage) (uncredited)
2003 The Way to Murnau as Himself (archive footage)
2002 Los 5 Faust de F.W. Murnau as Himself (archive footage)
1927 Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans as Dancer (uncredited)

Writing

1931 TabuScreenplay

Production

1931 TabuProducer

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.