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Marcus Nispel


Marcus Nispel was born on May 26, 1963 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany. He is a director and producer, known for The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), Pathfinder (2007) and Conan the Barbarian (2011). See full bio »

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Known For

Pathfinder
Pathfinder Director
(2007)
Conan the Barbarian
(2011)
National Treasure
National Treasure Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2004)

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 2015/II Exeter
 2007 Pathfinder
 2004 Frankenstein (TV Movie)
 2004 The Very Best of Cher: The Video Hits Collection (Video) (videos "Walking In Memphis", "One By One [Dance Remix]")
 2004 Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits (Video) (video "Victory")
 2004 Bone Thugs n Harmony: The Collection Volume 2 (Video documentary) (video "War")
 1999 Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael (Video documentary) (video "Killer/Papa Was A Rollin' Stone")
 1999 Paradise Lost: So Much Is Lost (Video short)
 1999 Faith No More: Who Cares a Lot? (Video) (segment "A Small Victory")
 1998 Simply Red: Say You Love Me (Video short)
 1998 Elton John: Recover Your Soul (Video short)
 1997 Spice Girls: Spice Up Your Life (Video short)
 1997 Billy Joel: Greatest Hits Volume III (Video documentary) (video "Lullabye [Goodnight, My Angel]")
 1997 Bush: Alleys and Motorways (Video documentary) (video "Greedy Fly")
 1997 Bush: Greedy Fly (Video short)
 1996 All-4-One: These Arms (Video short)
 1996 Janet Jackson: Design of a Decade 1986/1996 (Video documentary) (video "Runaway")
 1996 No Doubt: Spiderwebs (Video short)
 1996 Lil' Kim Feat. Puff Daddy: No Time (Video short)
 1996 Cher: Walking in Memphis (Video short)
 1996 Fugees: Ready or Not (Video short)
 1995 Janet Jackson: Runaway (Video short)
 1995 Mylène Farmer: XXL (Short)
 1995 Diana King: Shy Guy - B&W Version (Video short)
 1995 Bette Midler: To Deserve You (Video short)
 1995 Elton John: Believe (Video short)
 1994 All-4-One: A Better Man (Video short)
 1994 Amy Grant: Building the House of Love (Video documentary) (video "House of Love")
 1994 All-4-One: I Swear (Video short)
 1994 Crystal Waters: 100% Pure Love (Video short)
 1993 Shai: Yours (Video short)
 1993 Faith No More: Video Croissant (Video) (segment "A Small Victory")
 1992 Faith No More: A Small Victory (Video short)
 1992 Mariah Carey: Make It Happen (Video short)
 1992 Color Me Badd: Thinkin' Back (Video short)
 1991 ABC: Say It (Video short)
 1991 Aretha Franklin: Everyday People (Video short)
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Music video: Directed "Yours" for Shai. See more »

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Trivia:

None of the first five films he has directed (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), Frankenstein (2004), Pathfinder (2007), Friday the 13th (2009) or Conan the Barbarian (2011)) have been based on original material. Marcus' latest film, Backmask is based off of his original idea. See more »

Trademark:

Likes using harsh washed out color tones in his films, music videos, and TV commercials.

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