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Martin Koolhoven


Born in The Hague, The Netherlands. Son of a prison guard. Attended several film schools in Sittard (The Netherlands), Brussels (Belgium) and the Dutch Film And Television Academy (The Netherlands). Graduated with the short movie De Orde Der Dingen (1996). Koolhoven has a relationship with Dutch writer/director 'Tallulah Schwab' since 1993. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Brimstone Writer
(2016)
(2008)
Bonkers Director
(2005)
The Cave Director
(2001)

Filmography

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 2018-2020 De Kijk van Koolhoven (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Tijdreizen (2020) ... (writer)
- American Gangster 2 (2020) ... (writer)
- American Gangster 1 (2020) ... (writer)
- Aliens (2020) ... (writer)
- Eurocrime (2020) ... (writer)
 2016 Brimstone (written by)
 2008 Winter in Wartime (screenplay)
 2001 AmnesiA (screenplay) / (story)
 1999 Suzy Q (TV Movie)
 1997 Duister licht (TV Movie)
 1997 Vet Heftig - de video (Video)
 1996 De Orde Der Dingen (Short)
 1995 KOEKOEK! (Short)
 1993 Chess (Short) (writer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for ING (2003) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

5' 11¼" (1.81 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Brimstone] I consider it my second film. When I started I said I wanted to make a movie a year to learn the craft. How many movies did Hitchcock make before he made a good one? Or John Ford? So I see all movies before Winter in Wartime as practicing. I'm proud of them and everything, but I found my voice when I made Winter in Wartime, which in a way is my debut. So then I stopped being in a ... See more »

Trivia:

Claimed that Leen Jongewaard is is his favorite Dutch actor ever on the Great Dutch Film Quiz of 2008. See more »

Trademark:

His characters often end up in other people's clothes. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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