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Jonas Åkerlund


Jonas Åkerlund was born on November 10, 1965 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is a director and editor, known for Spun (2002), Horsemen (2009) and Small Apartments (2012). He is married to B. Akerlund. He was previously married to Charlotta Palmbäck. See full bio »
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 2014 On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z (TV Movie documentary)
 2014 Beyond the Skin (Short)
 2014 Coldplay: Magic (Video short)
 2012 The Rolling Stones: Doom and Gloom (Video short)
 2011 Hollywood Undead: Hear Me Now (Video short)
 2010 Lady Gaga: Telephone (Video short)
 2010 Eyes of Mars by Lady Rouge (Video short)
 2009 Place (TV Movie)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (videos "Ray of Light", "Music", "Jump", "Celebration")
 2009 Lady Gaga: Paparazzi (Video short)
 2009 Horsemen
 2006 Metallica: The Videos 1989-2004 (Video) (videos "Turn the Page", "Whiskey in the Jar")
 2006 Madonna: The Confessions Tour Live from London (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Blink 182: Greatest Hits (Video short) (video "I Miss You")
 2005 I'm Going to Tell You a Secret (Documentary)
 2005 The Prodigy: Their Law - The Singles 1990-2005 (Video) (segment "Smack My Bitch Up")
 2004 Good Boys (Short)
 2002 U2: The Best of 1990-2000 (Video documentary) (video "Beautiful Day")
 2002 Spun
 2001 The Smashing Pumpkins: 1991-2000 Greatest Hits Video Collection (Video) (videos "The Everlasting Gaze", "Try, Try, Try")
 2001 Moby: Play - The DVD (Video) (video "Porcelain")
 2001 Bakom fiendens linjer (TV Movie)
 2000 Try (Short)
 1999 Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video) (video "Ray of Light", as Jonas Akerlund)
 1999 Turn the Page (Short)
 1997 The Hidden (Short)
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Music video: Directed "Smack My Bitch Up" for Prodigy See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jonas Akerlund

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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I'm the worst drug addict in the world. I just can't do it. I was always against it, and I saw a lot of close friends changing, even a few friends dying, and that made me think a lot about it. I'm against drugs, I don't work with people who use drugs and it's not part of what I do. I never wanted to scare people, I just wanted to show the real side of it and make people think rather than telling ... See more »

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Working with Per Gessle for the magazine King See more »

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Music videos are often fictional movie trailers and short films See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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