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Werner Herzog (I)


Director. Writer. Producer. Has studied history, literature and theatre, but hasn't finished it. Founded his own production company in 1963. Has staged several operas, besides others in Bayreuth, Germany, and at the Milan Scala in Italy. Herzog has won numerous national and international awards for his films. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 45 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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  Hate in America (TV Series documentary) (pre-production)
 2013 From One Second to the Next (Documentary short)
 2012 The Killers: Unstaged (Video)
 2011 Into the Abyss (Documentary)
 2011 Ode to the Dawn of Man (Documentary short)
 2010 Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Documentary)
 2010 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (Documentary)
 2009 La bohème (Documentary short)
 2007 Encounters at the End of the World (Documentary)
 2006 Rescue Dawn
 2005 Grizzly Man (Documentary)
 2004 The White Diamond (Documentary)
 2003 Wheel of Time (Documentary)
 2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (segment "Ten Thousand Years Older")
 2001 Pilgrimage (Documentary short)
 2001 Invincible
 2000 Wings of Hope (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 My Best Fiend (Documentary)
 1999 2000 Years of Christianity (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1998 Hell Ride (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Flucht aus Laos (1998)
 1997 Little Dieter Needs to Fly (Documentary)
 1996 The Transformation of the World Into Music (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Gesualdo: Death for Five Voices (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 Bells from the Deep (Documentary)
 1992 Lessons of Darkness (Documentary)
 1991-1992 Filmstunde (TV Mini-Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- Filmstunde 4 (1992)
- Filmstunde 3 (1992)
- Filmstunde 2 (1992)
- Filmstunde 1 (1991) ... (uncredited)
 1991 Jag Mandir (TV Movie documentary)
 1990 Echoes From a Somber Empire (Documentary)
 1989 Giovanna d'Arco (TV Movie)
 1989 Herdsmen of the Sun (TV Movie documentary short)
 1988 The French as Seen by... (TV Mini-Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Les Gaulois (1988)
 1987 Cobra Verde
 1986 Portrait Werner Herzog (Documentary short)
 1985 The Dark Glow of the Mountains (TV Movie documentary)
 1984 Ballad of the Little Soldier (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 Fitzcarraldo
 1981 Huie's Sermon (TV Movie documentary short)
 1981 God's Angry Man (TV Movie documentary short)
 1979 Woyzeck
 1977 La Soufrière (Documentary short)
 1977 Stroszek
 1976 No One Will Play with Me (Short)
 1976 How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck... (TV Movie documentary short)
 1971 Handicapped Future (TV Movie documentary)
 1971 Land of Silence and Darkness (Documentary)
 1971 Fata Morgana
 1970 The Flying Doctors of East Africa (TV Movie documentary)
 1968 Signs of Life
 1968 Last Words (Short)
 1964 Game in the Sand (Short)
 1962 Herakles (Short)
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Other Works:

Vom Gehen Im Eis (Of Walking in Ice) - journal/book

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 6 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I love nature but against my better judgment. See more »

Trivia:

Said in DVD commentary for Incident at Loch Ness (2004) that his first book was a Marshal- Plan copy of "Winnie the Pooh", and it remains one of his favorites. See more »

Trademark:

Screeching cellos and violins in musical scores See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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