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Paul Verhoeven (I)


Paul Verhoeven graduated from the University of Leiden, with a degree in math and physics. He entered the Royal Netherlands Navy, where he began his film career by making documentaries for the Navy and later for TV. In 1969, he directed the popular Dutch TV series, Floris (1969), about a medieval knight. This featured actor Rutger Hauer, who has ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 40 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Black Book
Black Book Director
(2006)
RoboCop
RoboCop Director
(1987)
Elle
Elle Director
(2016)
Hollow Man
Hollow Man Director
(2000)

Filmography

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 2016/I Elle
 2012 Steekspel
 2006 Black Book
 2006 Sarah Brightman: Diva - The Video Collection (Video) (video "I Lost My Heart to a Starship Trooper")
 2000 Hollow Man
 1995 Showgirls (edited television version, as Jan Jansen, directed by)
 1990 Total Recall
 1987 RoboCop
 1986 The Hitchhiker (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Last Scene (1986)
 1985 Flesh+Blood
 1983 The 4th Man
 1981 Voorbij, voorbij (TV Movie)
 1980 Spetters
 1979 Voor koningin en vaderland (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- De Ontmaskering (1979)
- De Oversteek (1979)
 1975 Katie Tippel
 1971 De worstelaar (Short)
 1970 Portret van Anton Adriaan Mussert (TV Movie documentary)
 1965 Het korps Mariniers (Short documentary)
 1963 Feest! (Short)
 1962 De lifters (Short)
 1961 Nothing Special (Short)
 1960 Eén hagedis teveel (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Jan Jansen

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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There is a fear about sex in motion pictures, as if sex would undermine morality. See more »

Trivia:

Showing male full frontal nudity was quite normal in Verhoeven's Dutch films up to The 4th Man (1983). After that, he pursued a career in the USA, where the movie rating system wouldn't allowed this. The only full male nudity in his American films is in Hollow Man (2000), which was allowed because the penis was half-invisible and seen through a thermal scanner. See more »

Trademark:

Has had actors who were not always admired for their acting give unusual performances in his films (Arnold Schwarzenegger, Elizabeth Berkely and Casper Van Dien to name a few). See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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