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Bille August


Bille August was born on November 9, 1948 in Brede, Denmark. He is a director and writer, known for The House of the Spirits (1993), Pelle the Conqueror (1987) and Les Misérables (1998). He is married to Sara-Marie Maltha. He was previously married to Pernilla August, Annie Munksgaard and Masja Dessau. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 18 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The House of the Spirits
(1993)
Pelle the Conqueror
(1987)
Les Misérables
Les Misérables Director
(1998)
The Color of Freedom
(2007)

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Other Works:

Made a short film in 1971 called "Body Building", starring Sven-Ole Thorsen as himself.

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Personal Quote:

The big difference is the size of the crew and the flexibility of shooting because of the size. I mean, it's crazy. So you can't improvise, you cannot suddenly do something that comes to mind, whereas in a small production you have much more flexibility. See more »

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Father of eight children with five different women. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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