Joachim Rønning

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Birthday
30, 1972
Birthplace
Sandefjord, Norway
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
30, 1972 (age 47)
Birthplace
Sandefjord, Norway

About

Director who rose to fame for his work on the 2012 historical drama Kon-Tiki. He earned Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for best foreign language film in response to his efforts while working alongside his frequent partner Espen Sandberg. 

Before Fame

He graduated from Stockholm Film School in 1994. He garnered acclaim for his and his friend Espen Sandberg's work co-directing commercials, including the popular 2001 Budweiser "Rex" spot, which was named "viewer's favorite" in a 2001 USA Today poll.

Trivia

He co-directed the 2017 Disney action film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. He was also hired to direct the 2019 Disney fantasy film Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.  

Family Life

He began making short films as a child with his father's 30-pound camera. 

Associated With

He directed Penélope Cruz and Salma Hayek in the 2006 Western comedy film Bandidas.