Theo van Gogh

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Birthday
23, 1957
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
Nov 2, 2004 (47)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1957
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
Nov 2, 2004 (47)

About

Dutch director of Submission, a 2004 short film about the treatment of Muslim women that prompted his assassination by a Muslim man.

Before Fame

He dropped out of law school at the University of Amsterdam to become a stage manager.

Trivia

He was author of several books and columns and directed the award-winning film Blind Date in 1996.

Family Life

His son Lieuwe Van Gogh was born in 1992.

Associated With

He was the great-grandnephew of famous painter Vincent Van Gogh.