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Marc Forster is a German-born filmmaker and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the films Monster's Ball (2001), Finding Neverland (2004), Stay (2005), Stranger than Fiction (2006), The Kite Runner (2007), Quantum of Solace (2008), and World War Z (2013). His breakthrough film was Monster's Ball (2001), in which he directed Halle Berry in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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World War Z Producer
(2013)
(2004)
The Kite Runner Director
(2007)
Monster's Ball Director
(2001)

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 2021 Thomas & Friends (co-producer) (announced)
  The Cow (producer) (pre-production)
  Untitled Greenpeace Project (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2019 My Dog Stupid (executive producer)
 2018 Come Sunday (executive producer)
 2014-2017 Hand of God (TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- He Must Be (2017) ... (executive producer)
- What a Man Can Be (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Last Thing Left (2017) ... (executive producer)
- When You Pull the Trigger (2017) ... (executive producer)
- What Do You Hear (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2016 All I See Is You (producer)
 2013 World War Z (executive producer)
 2012/I Disconnect (executive producer)
 2011 Machine Gun Preacher (producer)
 2009 LX Forty (Short) (producer)
 2005 Dream (producer)
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5 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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That's why I jump from genre to genre, because I always feel I'm doing something new and fresh. I can always fail, but I don't try to repeat myself. I felt, with Bond, doing something so completely different after The Kite Runner (2007) would be refreshing and challenging. That's how I try not to fall into parody myself. See more »

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Has directed Halle Berry (for Monster's Ball (2001)) and Johnny Depp (for Finding Neverland (2004)) in Oscar-nominated performances. Halle Berry is so far the only actor to win an Oscar under his direction, having won the Best Actress Oscar. See more »

Trademark:

Protagonists looking for happiness within different viewpoints of others, while looking at themselves as well.

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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