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Birth Name: Werner Herzog Stipetić

Age: 78, born 5 September 1942

Country of origin: Germany

Currently Residing In: United States

Height: 6' 1"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Lena Herzog


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Description: Werner Herzog is a German screenwriter, film director, author, actor, and opera director. Herzog is a figure of the New German Cinema, along with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Margarethe von Trotta, Volker Schlöndorff, Werner Schröter, and Wim Wenders. Herzog's films often feature ambitious protagonists with impossible dreams, people with unique talents in obscure fields, or individuals who are in conflict with nature. 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 compro ... (more)
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