STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 797 this week

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 »

Television Oddballs and Misfits

We salute those unforgettable TV characters who weren't afraid to march to the beat of their own drummers.

View the gallery

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 people
created 11 Jan 2012
 
a list of 2516 people
created 26 Jul 2012
 
a list of 24 people
created 22 Jan 2014
 
a list of 20 people
created 10 Mar 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Jonas Åkerlund's work have you seen?

User Polls

8 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Spun
Spun Director
(2002)
Horsemen
Horsemen Director
(2009)
Small Apartments
Small Apartments Director
(2012)

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Director: Video (56 credits)
 2016 Beyoncé: Hold Up (Video short)
 2016 Taylor Swift: New Romantics (Video short)
 2015 Rose McGowan: RM486 (Video short)
 2015 Madonna: Bitch I'm Madonna (Video short)
 2015 Madonna: Ghosttown (Video short)
 2014 Coldplay: True Love (Video short)
 2014 Coldplay: Magic (Video short)
 2013 Beyoncé: Haunted (Video short)
 2013 Dior Addict: Eau Délice (Video short)
 2012 The Rolling Stones: Doom and Gloom (Video short)
 2012 Dior Addict: Be Iconic (Video short)
 2011 Hollywood Undead: Hear Me Now (Video short)
 2011 Britney Spears: Hold It Against Me (Video short)
 2010 Lady Rouge: The Eyes of Mars (Video short)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (videos "Ray of Light", "Music", "Jump", "Celebration")
 2009 Madonna: Celebration (Video short)
 2009 Lady Gaga: Paparazzi (Video short)
 2008 P!nk: Sober (Video short)
 2006 Metallica: The Videos 1989-2004 (Video) (videos "Turn the Page", "Whiskey in the Jar")
 2006 Madonna: Jump (Video short)
 2006 Roxette: One Wish (Video)
 2005 The Rolling Stones: Rain Fall Down (Video short)
 2005 Blink 182: Greatest Hits (Video short) (video "I Miss You")
 2005 The Prodigy: Their Law - The Singles 1990-2005 (Video) (segment "Smack My Bitch Up")
 2003 Madonna: American Life (Video short)
 2002 U2: The Best of 1990-2000 (Video documentary) (video "Beautiful Day")
 2002 Christina Aguilera: Beautiful (Video short)
 2002 U2: Beautiful Day, Version 2 (Video short)
 2001 The Smashing Pumpkins: 1991-2000 Greatest Hits Video Collection (Video) (videos "The Everlasting Gaze", "Try, Try, Try")
 2001 U2: Beautiful Day, Version 1 (Video short)
 2001 Moby: Play - The DVD (Video) (video "Porcelain")
 2000 Madonna: Music (Video short)
 1999 Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video) (video "Ray of Light", as Jonas Akerlund)
 1999 Roxette: Anyone (Video)
 1999 Roxette: Wish I Could Fly (Video)
 1998 Madonna: Ray of Light (Video short)
 1997 The Prodigy: Smack My Bitch Up (Video short)
 1996 Roxette: June Afternoon (Video)
 1995 Roxette: Vulnerable (Video)
 1994 Roxette: Run to You (Video)
 1993 Roxette: Fingertips '93 (Video)
Show Show Director: Short (7 credits)
Show Show Director: TV (5 credits)
Show Show Director: Documentary (4 credits)
Show Show Director: Movie (4 credits)
Show Show Editor: Video (9 credits)
Show Show Editor: Documentary (3 credits)
Show Show Editor: Short (2 credits)
Show Show Editor: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Editor: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Writer: Video (4 credits)
Show Show Writer: Short (3 credits)
Show Show Writer: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Writer: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Cinematographer: Video (2 credits)
Show Show Actor: Short (1 credit)
Show Show Art department: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Assistant director: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Editorial department: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Producer: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous: Short (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (7 credits)
Show Show Self: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Self: Video (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Directed "Vulnerable" for Roxette See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | See more »


Alternate Names:

Jonas Akerlund

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

In 2006 he won the prestigious Cannes Lions 2006 (Grand Prix) together with a Cyber Lion for the "Un pimp mein auto" Volkswagen campaign. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Contribute to This Page