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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:
65
First Appeared:
In the movie The Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress Deutschkreuz 1967-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Salt and Fire 2016-11-17
Known For
Poster of Home from Home – Chronicle of a Vision
Poster of Mister Lonely
Poster of Wings of Hope
Poster of The Simpsons
Filmography
Movie Salt and Fire Man with one story 2016-11-17
Movie Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World Himself 2016-03-04
Movie Into the Inferno Himself, Narrator 2016-09-07
Movie Freaks of Nature Perfect Being (voice) 2015-10-30
Movie Life Itself 2014-07-04
Movie Penguins of Madagascar Documentary Filmmaker (voice) 2014-11-22
Movie Lemonade War 2014-09-30
Movie The Wind Rises Castorp (voice) 2013-07-20
Movie Home from Home – Chronicle of a Vision Alexander von Humboldt 2013-10-03
Movie The Unbelievers Himself 2013-12-13
Series Rick and Morty Shrimply Pibbles (voice) 2013-12-02
Movie On Death Row Himself 2012-03-22
Movie Dinotasia Narrator 2012-05-04
Movie Jack Reacher Zec Chelovek 2012-12-20
Movie Hans Zimmer - Der Sound für Hollywood Himself 2011-03-14
Movie Werner Herzog Defends Dade Himself 2011-07-12
Movie Into the Abyss Himself 2011-11-11
Movie Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Himself - Narrator (voice) 2010-09-03
Movie Cave of Forgotten Dreams Himself 2010-09-10
Movie Plastic Bag 2009-09-07
Movie Gegenschuss - Aufbruch der Filmemacher 2008-02-11
Movie Back to Room 666 2008-02-02
Movie Capturing Reality Himself 2008-11-01
Movie Mister Lonely Father Umbrillo 2008-12-17
Movie All In This Tea 2007-04-14
Movie The Grand The German 2007-06-07
Series The Henry Rollins Show Unknown 2006-04-01
Movie Walking to Werner Himself (voice) 2006-04-24
Movie Dreams and Burdens Himself 2005-05-10
Movie Grizzly Man Himself 2005-08-12
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie Dribble Himself (voice) 2004-01-19
Movie The White Diamond Himself / narrator 2004-11-13
Movie Incident at Loch Ness Himself 2004-12-17
Movie The Boxing Prince Himself 2002-01-24
Movie Wings of Hope Himself 2000-02-01
Movie My Best Fiend Himself 1999-05-17
Movie Julien Donkey-Boy 1999-09-07
Movie A Brief History of Errol Morris Himself 1999-09-01
Movie What Dreams May Come Face 1998-10-02
Movie Lessons of Darkness Narrator (voice) 1992-02-21
Movie Filmstunde Himself 1991-12-20
Movie Scream of Stone TV-Regisseur 1991-01-01
Movie Jag Mandir Narrator 1991-01-01
Movie SnowwhiteRosered Himself 1991-10-24
Movie Hard to Be a God Mita / Richard 1989-09-09
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Location Africa Himself 1987-02-28
Movie Portrait Werner Herzog Himself 1986-03-27
Movie The Dark Glow of the Mountain himself 1985-03-09
Movie Tokyo-Ga Himself 1985-04-26
Movie Ballad of the Little Soldier Himself (Voice) 1984-11-05
Movie Man of Flowers The Father 1983-09-22
Movie Burden of Dreams Himself 1982-05-30
Movie Room 666 1982-06-01
Movie Garlic Is As Good As Ten Mothers 1980-10-12
Movie Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe Himself 1980-12-01
Movie Nosferatu the Vampyre Totengräber 1979-04-11
Movie La Soufrière Narrator 1977-01-01
Movie How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck Himself 1976-10-30
Movie The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner himself 1974-01-01
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 The Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress Deutschkreuz 1967-01-01