Born: September 05,1942 Bavaria
Spouse: Lena Herzog
Height: 6 feet 1 inches
Biography: German film director, producer, screenwriter, author, actor and opera director Werner Herzog is considered one of the most prominent figures of New German cinema. His more recent films include Invincible (2001), The Wild Blue Yonder (2005), Rescue Dawn (2007), The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done? (2009), and Queen of the Desert (2015). What sets his movies apart is that he gives his characters impossible dreams and imparts unique talents to them. His work has earned him international acclaim and brought much fame and accolades his way. Some of the awards that have been bestowed on him include Silver Bear Extraordinary Prize of the Jury for his first feature film Signs of Life; his movie The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser won The Special Jury Prize (also known as the 'Silver Palm') at the Cannes Festival; the Bavarian Film Award for Best Producing for the film Cobra Verde, among others.