Lars von Trier

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Birthday
30, 1956
Birthplace
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
30, 1956 (age 63)
Birthplace
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark

About

Acclaimed independent director known for emotionally powerful films like Breaking The Waves and Melancholia.

Before Fame

His first breakthrough film was the 1984 The Element of Crime, which won the technical prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

Trivia

He admitted to many phobias, including flying, all of which influenced his films.

Family Life

He grew up in a New Age household. His parents refused to make any rules for their children.

Associated With

He made the award-nominated film Dogville starring Nicole Kidman and notable for using only chalk outlines to represent sets.