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Theo van Gogh (II) (1957–2004)

Theo van Gogh was born on July 23, 1957 in Wassenaar, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands as Theodoor van Gogh. He was a director and writer, known for 06/05 (2004), Blind Date (1996) and Submission: Part I (2004). He died on November 2, 2004 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. See full bio »

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Known For

06/05 Director
Blind Date
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Submission: Part I
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 2005 Ter ziele
 2005 Medea (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2005)
- Episode #1.5 (2005)
- Episode #1.4 (2005)
- Episode #1.3 (2005)
- Episode #1.2 (2005)
 2004 Eric van Sauers: De ware liefde (TV Special documentary)
 2004 06/05
 2004 Cool!
 2004 Submission: Part I (TV Short)
 2004 Visions of Europe (segment "Euroquiz")
 2004 Zien (Video)
 2003 Interview
 2003 Eric van Sauers: Een fijn warm mens (TV Special documentary)
 2003 Vrijdag de 14e: Erekwestie (TV Movie)
 2003 Najib en Julia (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2003)
 2001 De nacht van Aalbers (TV Movie)
 2001 Baby Blue
 1999 De kampioen (Short)
 1998 De pijnbank
 1997 Au (TV Series)
 1997 In het belang van de staat (TV Movie)
 1996/I Blind Date
 1996 De eenzame oorlog van Koos Tak (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- De adoptie (1996)
- Het diner (1996)
- Villa Cupido (1996)
 1996 Hoe ik mijn moeder vermoordde (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 Een galerij (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Parelmoer (1994)
 1994 1-900
 1994 Reünie (TV Movie)
 1994 Eindeloos leven (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Eva (1994)
 1993 Oog in oog (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1993 Vals licht
 1989 Loos
 1986 Charley
 1981 Luger
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed 'Vleesch', a stage adaptation of La grande bouffe (1973), for theatre group Annette Speelt. The play premiered on September 13th, 2003, in The Hague. It starred regular collaborators Kristen Denkers, Thijs Römer and Michel Sluysmans. See more »

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9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Valéry Boutade | Theo

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Personal Quote:

On his film 1-900 (1994): "I don't like messages that much. I prefer covering the war between a woman and a man." See more »


A longtime advocate for freedom of speech, he made many enemies on all sides of the political spectrum. In the morning hours of November 2nd, 2004, he was shot, stabbed and killed in a city street in Amsterdam. The killer was arrested by police, after a short manhunt and two shoot-outs in the city, in which a police-officer was also wounded. See more »


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