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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. Åkerlund. He was previously married to Charlotta Palmbäck. See full bio »

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 2016 Rammstein Paris (Documentary)
 2016 Beyoncé: Lemonade (TV Movie)
 2016 Roxette Diaries (Documentary)
 2015 Rose McGowan: RM486 (Video short)
 2015 Madonna: Ghosttown (Video short)
 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 Lady Rouge: The Eyes of Mars (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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TV commercial: Directed "Make Over" for Smirnoff See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jonas Akerlund

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

I took a strong antidrug decision many years ago, and I'm going to stick with it. I'm not going to dedicate my life to fighting drugs. For me the best part was to peek into these people's lives, and to do so with humanity. There are so many double standards here - a lot of stuff that people just don't talk about that is a big part of American culture and lifestyle. As an outsider, I can observe ... See more »

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Directed music videos for Roxette, Moby, The Prodigy, Madonna, The Cardigans, Metallica, Jamiroqai, Iggy Pop, The Smashing Pumpkins, U2, Ozzy Osbourne, Robbie Williams, Blondie, Jane's Addiction, Blink 182, Rammstein, Primal Scream and more. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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