Paul Verhoeven (I)


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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 & 38 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2016/I Elle
 2012 Tricked
 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 Deadly Nightmares (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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Personal Quote:

As a director, my goal is to be completely open. Just look at how I portray sex in my films. They're considered shocking and obscene because I like to carefully examine human sexuality. It has to be realistic. I really like documentaries, therefore, reality is important to me when I do fiction. It is often related to my own life, my Dutch background. The art scene in Holland has always attempted ... See more »

Trivia:

Says he declined the offer to direct three back-to-back sequels to The Fast and the Furious (2001) and 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with screenwriter Gerard Soeteman (on his Dutch films), photographer Jost Vacano, and Rutger Hauer (Turkish Delight (1973), Katie Tippel (1975), Soldier of Orange (1977), Spetters (1980) and Flesh+Blood (1985)). See more »

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