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Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog
  • Career: Director
  • Top celebrities: 1000
  • BirthDate: 1942, 05 of September , Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • Spouse: Lena Herzog (1999 - present), Christine Ebenberger (19 August 1987 - 1994) (divorced) 1 child, Martje Grohmann (1967 - 1987) (divorced) 1 child
  • Zodiac sign: Virgo
  • Facts of life

    Werner Herzog

     

    Werner Herzog Stipetić is a German film producer, actor, director and screenwriter. He was born on September 5, 1942 and is widely known as Werner Herzog. He is also an opera director. He is considered to be an important figure of New German Cinema. His films feature mostly such heroes who have impossible dreams, uniquely talented people or those who are always in conflict with nature. His failures are also considered spectacular. He has been married thrice in his life and his current wife is Lena Herzog whom he married in the year 1999.

    He stepped into the industry in 1961 and his first fiction short film was ‘Herakles’ in 1962. After this he went on to do numerous films that were documentary short and feature films and fiction short and feature films. He decided that it would be better if he worked with a team of actors and technical people and created a group that appeared in many films.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 2009 for "Best Documentary, Features for:Encounters at the End of the World (2007). Shared with: Henry Kaiser"
    Won Special Jury Award - 1997 for "for:Flucht aus Laos (1998)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1983 for "Best Foreign Language Film for:Fitzcarraldo (1982). West Germany."
    Won Bavarian Film Award - 1988 for "Best Production (Produzentenpreis) for:Cobra Verde (1987). Shared with: Lucki Stipetic"
    Nominated Golden Berlin Bear - 1979 for "for:Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (1979)."
    Won Silver Berlin Bear - 1968 for "Special Prize for:Lebenszeichen (1968). For a first work."
    Won Silver FIPA - 1999 for "Documentary and Essay for:Flucht aus Laos (1998)."
    Won Grierson Award - 2011 for "for:Into the Abyss (2011)."
    Nominated Palme d'Or - 1984 for "for:Wo die grünen Ameisen träumen (1984)."
    Won Best Director - 1982 for "for:Fitzcarraldo (1982)."
    Nominated Palme d'Or - 1979 for "for:Woyzeck (1979)."
    Won FIPRESCI Prize - 1975 for "Competition for:Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle (1974)."
    Nominated Gold Hugo - 1999 for "Best Documentary for:Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski (1999)(documentary)."
    Nominated Gold Hugo - 1991 for "Best Feature for:Cerro Torre: Schrei aus Stein (1991)(feature film)."
    Nominated Chlotrudis Award - 2010 for "Best Director for:Bad Lieutenant - Cop ohne Gewissen (2009)."
    Nominated Chlotrudis Award - 2006 for "Best Director for:Grizzly Man (2005)."
    Won Dragon of Dragons Honorary Award - 2002 for ""
    Won Special Mention - 1978 for "International Competition for:La Soufrière - Warten auf eine unausweichliche Katastrophe (1977)."
    Nominated César - 1976 for "Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger) for:Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes (1972)."
    Won DGA Award - 2006 for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for:Grizzly Man (2005)."
    Won Dublin Film Critics Special Jury Prize - 2010 for "for:Bad Lieutenant - Cop ohne Gewissen (2009)."
    Nominated Emmy - 1999 for "Outstanding Non-Fiction Special for:Flucht aus Laos (1998). Shared with: Lucki Stipetic Andre Singer Nancy Abraham (supervising producer) Sheila Nevins (executive producer) (Cinemax)."
    Nominated Best Documentary Award - 1999 for "for:Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski (1999)."
    Won Critics Award - 1976 for "Best Foreign Film for:Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes (1972). West Germany."
    Won Film Award in Silver - 1978 for "Outstanding Short Film for:La Soufrière - Warten auf eine unausweichliche Katastrophe (1977). A premium of DEM 30,000.-."
    Won Film Award in Silver - 1975 for "Shaping of a Feature Film for:Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle (1974). A premium of DEM 150,000.-."
    Won Film Award in Silver - 1968 for "Outstanding Feature Film for:Lebenszeichen (1968). A premium of DEM 350.000.-."
    Won German Film Critics Award - 1978 for "Best Film (Bester Spielfilm) for:Stroszek (1977)."
    Nominated Best Documentary - 2008 for "for:Encounters at the End of the World (2007). Shared with: Henry Kaiser (producer)"
    Nominated Best Documentary - 2005 for "for:Grizzly Man (2005)."
    Won Guild Film Award - Gold - 1984 for "German Film (Deutscher Film) for:Fitzcarraldo (1982)."
    Won Guild Film Award - Silver - 1981 for "German Film (Deutscher Film) for:Woyzeck (1979)."
    Won Prize of the City of Hof - 1993 for ""
    Won Outstanding Achievement Award - 2006 for ""
    Nominated Independent Spirit Award - 2009 for "Best Documentary for:Encounters at the End of the World (2007)."
    Nominated Independent Spirit Award - 2006 for "Best Documentary for:Grizzly Man (2005)."
    Won IDA Award - 1998 for "Feature Documentaries for:Flucht aus Laos (1998). Shared with: Andre Singer Lucki Stipetic"
    Nominated Sierra Award - 2000 for "Best Documentary for:Flucht aus Laos (1998)."
    Won LAFCA Award - 2005 for "Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film for:Grizzly Man (2005)."
    Won Interfilm Award - 1971 for "for:Land des Schweigens und der Dunkelheit (1971). Tied with Where Our Strength Lies (1971)."
    Nominated Best Film - 2006 for "for:The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)."
    Won Grand Prix - 1993 for "for:Lektionen in Finsternis (1992)."
    Won NYFCC Award - 2011 for "Best Non-Fiction Film for:Die Höhle der vergessenen Träume (2010)."
    Won Golden Spire - 1999 for "Television - History for:Flucht aus Laos (1998)."
    Won OCIC Award - 1982 for "for:Fitzcarraldo (1982)."
    Won Career Award - 2009 for ""
    Won Carnet Jove - Special Mention - 2005 for "for:The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)."
    Won Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize - 2005 for "for:Grizzly Man (2005)."
    Won Audience Award - 1999 for "Best Documentary for:Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski (1999)."
    Won Earth Grand Prix - Special Award - 2011 for "for:Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010). Shared with: Dmitry Vasyukov"
    Won Special Mention - 2011 for "Gandhi Glasses Award for:Into the Abyss (2011)(feature film). For approaching the theme of the death penalty and the violence of the prisons with sobriety, witnessing the absolute value of life."
    Won Christopher D. Smithers Foundation Special Award - 2009 for "for:Bad Lieutenant - Cop ohne Gewissen (2009)."
    Won FIPRESCI Prize - 2005 for "Parallel Sections for:The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)."
    Nominated Golden Lion - 1991 for "for:Cerro Torre: Schrei aus Stein (1991)."
    Won Filmcritica "Bastone Bianco" Award - Special Mention - 1990 for "for:Echos aus einem düsteren Reich (1990)."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 144
  • Films with Werner Herzog: Death Row - 2012
    Into the Abyss - 2011
    Ode to the Dawn of Man - 2011
    Cave of Forgotten Dreams - 2010
    Happy People: A Year in the Taiga - 2010
    My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done - 2009
    La bohème - 2009
    The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans - 2009
    Encounters at the End of the World - 2007
    Rescue Dawn - 2006
    The Wild Blue Yonder - 2005
    Grizzly Man - 2005
    The White Diamond - 2004
    Wheel of Time - 2003
    Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet - 2002
    Invincible - 2001
    Pilgrimage - 2001
    Wings of Hope - 2000
    My Best Fiend - Klaus Kinski - 1999
    2000 Jahre Christentum - 1999
    Höllenfahrten - 1998
    Little Dieter Needs to Fly - 1998
    Die Verwandlung der Welt in Musik: Bayreuth vor der Premiere - 1996
    Death for Five Voices - 1995
    Glocken aus der Tiefe - Glaube und Aberglaube in Rußland - 1993
    Lessons of Darkness - 1992
    Cerro Torre: Schrei aus Stein - 1991
    Jag Mandir: Das exzentrische Privattheater des Maharadscha von Udaipur - 1991
    Echos aus einem düsteren Reich - 1990
    Wodaabe: Herdsmen of the Sun - 1989
    Giovanna d'Arco - 1989
    Les Français vus par - 1988
    Les gauloises - 1988
    Cobra Verde - 1987
    Portrait Werner Herzog - 1986
    Gasherbrum - Der leuchtende Berg - 1985
    Ballade vom kleinen Soldaten - 1984
    Wo die grünen Ameisen träumen - 1984
    God's Angry Man - 1983
    Huie's Predigt - 1983
    Fitzcarraldo - 1982
    Woyzeck - 1979
    Nosferatu the Vampyre - 1979
    How much Wood would a Woodchuck chuck... - Beobachtungen zu einer neuen Sprache - 1978
    La Soufrière - Warten auf eine unausweichliche Katastrophe - 1977
    Stroszek - 1977
    Heart of Glass - 1976
    No One Will Play with Me - 1976
    The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser - 1974
    Die große Ekstase des Bildschnitzers Steiner - 1974
    Aguirre: The Wrath of God - 1972
    Land of Silence and Darkness - 1971
    Fata Morgana - 1971
    Handicapped Future - 1971
    Even Dwarfs Started Small - 1970
    Massnahmen gegen Fanatiker - 1969
    Die fliegenden Ärzte von Ostafrika - 1969
    Lebenszeichen - 1968
    Letzte Worte - 1968
    The Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress Deutschkreuz - 1967
    Game in the Sand - 1964
    Herakles - 1962
    Incident at Loch Ness - 2004
    El hambre en el mundo explicada a mi hijo - 2002
    Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe - 1980
    The Making of 'Hulk' - 2003
    Location Africa - 1987
    One Shot - 2012
    The Simpsons - 2011
    Ebert Presents: At the Movies - 2011
    Plastic Bag - 2009
    The Grand - 2007
    Mister Lonely - 2007
    Julien Donkey-Boy - 1999
    What Dreams May Come - 1998
    Brennendes Herz - 1995
    Tales from the Opera - 1994
    Es ist nicht leicht ein Gott zu sein - 1989
    Bride of the Orient - 1989
    Man of Flowers - 1983
    Geschichten vom Kübelkind - 1971
    A Night Out - 2010/II
    The Devil's Muse - 2007
    Tannhäuser - 2000
    La donna del lago - 1992
    Lohengrin - 1991
    In the Shadow of the Water Tower - 2012
    Telephone World - 2012
    Brian R - 2009
    Walking to Werner - 2006
    Among Garbage & Flowers - 2005
    What Is It? - 2005
    The Assassination of Richard Nixon - 2004
    Torrella, una vida pel cinema - 1997
    Doc Talk - 2012
    Last Call with Carson Daly - 2012
    Die Harald Schmidt Show - 2011
    The Colbert Report - 2011
    Champions: A Comic Tale - 2011
    Hans Zimmer - Der Sound für Hollywood - 2011
    The Boondocks - 2010
    Días de cine - 2009
    Charlie Rose - 2009
    The Lonely - 2009
    The 81st Annual Academy Awards - 2009
    Capturing Reality - 2008
    Imagine - 2008
    Late Night with Conan O'Brien - 2008
    40 x 15 - 2008
    BLAST! - 2008
    Gegenschuss - Aufbruch der Filmemacher - 2008
    Bierbichler - 2007
    Pierre Rissient: Man of Cinema - 2007
    Up Close with Carrie Keagan - 2007
    Shootout - 2007
    Münchner (Filmfest-)Geschichten - 25 Jahre Filmfest München - 2007
    All in This Tea - 2007
    Schegge di cinema e filosofia - 2007
    50 Films to See Before You Die - 2006
    The Henry Rollins Show - 2006
    In the Edges: The 'Grizzly Man' Session - 2005
    Perpetuum mobile - Voces en el espacio azul - 2005
    Dribble - 2004
    Meeting with Werner Herzog - 2004
    The Boxing Prince - 2002
    Der letzte Dokumentarfilm - 2000
    Klaus Kinski - Ich bin kein Schauspieler - 2000
    A Brief History of Errol Morris - 2000
    Der Ball ist ein Sauhund - 1999
    Cinema 3 - 1991
    Schneeweißrosenrot - 1991
    Bis ans Ende... und dann noch weiter. Die ekstatische Welt des Filmemachers Werner Herzog - 1989
    Tokyo-Ga - 1985
    Room 666 - 1982
    Burden of Dreams - 1982
    Cinéma cinémas - 1982
    Garlic Is As Good As Ten Mothers - 1980
    The Mike Douglas Show - 1979
    I Am My Films - A Portrait of Werner Herzog - 1979
    The Making of 'Nosferatu' - 1979
    NDF-Report - 1966
    Back to Room 666 - 2008
    Miradas 2 - 2006
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