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Malik Bendjelloul

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Birthday
14, 1977
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
May 13, 2014 (36)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
14, 1977
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
May 13, 2014 (36)

About

Swedish documentarian best known for his Academy Award-winning 2012 documentary Searching for Sugar Man.

Before Fame

He studied at Kalmar University before becoming a reporter on Swedish television.

Trivia

He created documentaries about a wide array of musicians, including Bjork and Elton John.

Family Life

His uncle is actor Peter Schildt.

Associated With

His acclaimed documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" was based on the life and disappearance of Detroit-based folk musician Sixto Ridriguez.