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Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog (German: [ˈvɛɐ̯nɐ ˈhɛɐ̯tsoːk]; born 5 September 1942) is a German film director, screenwriter, author, actor, and opera director. Herzog is a figure of the New German Cinema. His films often feature ambitious protagonists with impossible dreams, people with unique talents in obscure fields, or individuals who are in conflict with nature. Werner Herzog made his first film in 1961 at the age of 19. Since then he has produced, written, and directed more than sixty feature- and documentary films, such as Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972), Nosferatu the Vampyre (1978), Fitzcarraldo (1982), Lessons of Darkness (1992), Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997), My Best Fiend (1999), Invincible (2000), Grizzly Man (2005), Encounters at the End of the World (2007), Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), and Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010). He has published more than a dozen books of prose, and directed as many operas. French filmmaker François Truffaut once called Herzog "the most important film director alive." American film critic Roger Ebert said that Herzog "has never created a single film that is compromised, shameful, made for pragmatic reasons, or uninteresting. Even his failures are spectacular." He was named one of the world's 100 most influential people by Time magazine in 2009. Decription above from the Wikipedia article Werner Herzog, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Sep 5, 1942 In Munich, Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Werner Herzog cineasta
Latest Project:
Movie Dear Werner (Walking on Cinema) 2020-11-20
Known For
Poster of Home from Home – Chronicle of a Vision
Poster of Future States
Poster of Bayerischer Filmpreis
Poster of Grimme-Preis-Verleihung
Movie Werner Herzog cineasta 2023
Movie Dear Werner (Walking on Cinema) Narrator 2020-11-20
Movie Wim Wenders, Desperado Self 2020-07-16
Movie Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds Self - Narrator 2020-09-10
Movie Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin Self 2019-04-28
Movie Meeting Gorbachev Self 2019-05-03
Movie Tattoo Uprising Himself 2019-07-12
Series The Mandalorian The Client 2019-11-12
Movie Film Beyond Cinema: The Dumpster Kid Experiment and Other Utopias Self 2018-02-17
Movie Paradox Bullets narrator 2018-10-07
Movie Manaslu - Berg der Seelen Himself 2018-12-13
Movie The Great Buster: A Celebration Self 2018-10-05
Movie O Homem que Matou John Wayne Self (archive footage) 2017-01-20
Movie Ballad of a Righteous Merchant Himself 2017-08-01
Movie Salt and Fire Man with One Story (uncredited) 2016-12-07
Movie Killing Klaus Kinski Werner Herzog 2016-03-02
Movie Into the Inferno Narrator (voice) 2016-09-07
Movie Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World Self 2016-03-04
Movie Freaks of Nature Perfect Being (voice) 2015-10-30
Movie Life Itself Self - Filmmaker 2014-07-04
Movie Lemonade War 2014-09-30
Movie Penguins of Madagascar Documentary Filmmaker (voice) 2014-11-22
Movie The Unbelievers Self 2013-12-13
Movie Home from Home – Chronicle of a Vision Alexander von Humboldt 2013-10-03
Series Rick and Morty Shrimply Pibbles (voice) 2013-12-02
Movie Dinotasia Narrator 2012-05-04
Movie The Killers: Unstaged Himself 2012-09-18
Movie Jack Reacher Zec Chelovek 2012-12-20
Movie 10 Questions for Werner Herzog himself 2012-09-19
Movie Hans Zimmer - Der Sound für Hollywood Himself 2011-03-14
Movie Eu eu eu José Lewgoy Self 2011-11-25
Movie Into the Abyss Self 2011-11-11
Series Future States Plastic Bag (voice) 2010-03-05
Movie Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Self - Narrator (voice) 2010-09-03
Movie When Herzog Rescued Phoenix Self / Narrator 2010-09-06
Movie Werner Herzog Defends Dade Himself 2010-12-01
Movie Cave of Forgotten Dreams Self 2010-09-10
Series Parks and Recreation Keg Jennings 2009-04-09
Movie Plastic Bag 2009-09-07
Movie Back to Room 666 Self (archive footage) 2008-02-02
Movie Gegenschuss - Aufbruch der Filmemacher Self 2008-02-11
Movie BLAST! Himself 2008-04-22
Movie Capturing Reality Himself 2008-11-01
Movie Mister Lonely Father Umbrillo 2008-12-17
Movie All In This Tea 2007-04-14
Movie The Grand The German 2007-06-07
Movie Encounters at the End of the World Narrator (voice) 2007-09-01
Series The Henry Rollins Show Unknown 2006-04-01
Movie Walking to Werner Himself (voice) 2006-04-24
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Movie Dreams and Burdens Himself 2005-05-10
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie Grizzly Man Self 2005-08-12
Movie The Best of Tromadance Film Festival: Volume 3 Himself (voice) ("Dribble" short) 2004-08-31
Movie Dribble Himself (voice) 2004-01-19
Movie Incident at Loch Ness Himself 2004-12-17
Movie The White Diamond Himself / narrator 2004-11-13
Movie Wheel of Time Narrator 2003-10-30
Movie The Boxing Prince Himself 2002-01-24
Movie Wings of Hope Himself 2000-02-01
Movie The Ball Is a Scumbag himself 2000-01-01
Movie My Best Fiend Self 1999-05-17
Movie Julien Donkey-Boy Father 1999-09-07
Movie A Brief History of Errol Morris Self 1999-09-01
Movie What Dreams May Come Face 1998-10-02
Movie Little Dieter Needs to Fly Himself / Narrator 1997-12-01
Movie Stardust Stricken - Mohsen Makhmalbaf: A Portrait Himself 1996-10-19
Series The Harald Schmidt Show Unknown 1995-12-05
Movie Brennendes Herz 1995-01-25
Movie Gesualdo: Death for Five Voices Narrator (voice) 1995-06-06
Movie Dangerous Game Self (archive footage) (uncredited) 1993-10-13
Movie Bells From the Deep Narrator 1993-01-01
Movie Lessons of Darkness Narrator (voice) 1992-02-21
Movie Scream of Stone TV-Regisseur 1991-01-01
Movie Jag Mandir Narrator 1991-11-10
Movie Filmstunde Self 1991-12-20
Movie SnowwhiteRosered Himself 1991-10-24
Movie Hard to Be a God Mita / Richard 1990-01-25
Movie Echoes from a Sombre Empire Self 1990-11-28
Movie Wodaabe: Herdsmen of the Sun Narrator (voice) 1989-01-01
Movie To the End of the World... and Then a Little Bit Further Himself 1989-02-13
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Bride of the Orient Gemeindeschreiber Businger 1989-03-02
Movie Location Africa Self 1987-02-28
Movie Portrait: Werner Herzog Self 1986-03-27
Movie Tokyo-Ga Self 1985-04-24
Movie The Dark Glow of the Mountain Self 1985-03-09
Movie Where the Green Ants Dream Lawyer (uncredited) 1984-08-31
Movie Ballad of the Little Soldier Self (voice) 1984-11-05
Movie Man of Flowers The Father 1983-09-22
Movie The South Bank Show: Werner Herzog 1982-05-16
Movie Room 666 Self 1982-06-01
Movie Burden of Dreams Self - Filmmaker 1982-10-01
Movie Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers 1980-10-12
Movie Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe Self 1980-11-19
Movie Scénario de 'Sauve qui peut la vie' Self (archive footage) 1979-04-10
Movie Nosferatu the Vampyre Gravedigger (uncredited) 1979-01-17
Series Bayerischer Filmpreis himself 1979-12-01
Movie The Making of 'Nosferatu' Self 1979-10-06
Movie I Am My Films: A Portrait of Werner Herzog Self 1979-04-18
Movie La Soufrière Narrator 1977-10-01
Movie Signs of Vigorous Life: The New German Cinema Self 1976-12-02
Movie How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck Self 1976-10-30
Movie Lost in the Garden of the World Self 1975-06-02
Movie The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner Self 1974-01-01
Movie Land of Silence and Darkness 1971-10-08
Movie Tales of the Dumpster Kid Hurenmörder 1971-04-02
Movie Signs of Life Soldier (uncredited) 1968-07-05
Movie Die Erben von Papas Kino 1968-06-30
Movie Neuer Deutscher Film Report 1967-01-01
Series Grimme-Preis-Verleihung himself 1964-01-16
Series Deutscher Filmpreis (Lola) himself 1951-01-01