Name: Bille August
Occupation: Director
Gender: Male
Birth Day: November 9, 1948
Age: 75
Birth Place: Brede - Denmark
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Bille August

Bille August was born on 9 November 1948(75 years old) in Denmark. Bille August is Director, Zodiac sign - Scorpio. More detail about Bille August given below.

About Bille August

Director of the Danish-Swedish film Pelle the Conqueror, which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Bille August RD is a Danish film and television director, screenwriter and cinematographer. In a career spanning more than four decades, he has received numerous acclaim, making him one of the most acclaimed contemporary Danish filmmakers. The August 1987 film, Shovel the Conqueror, won the Palme d'Or, the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award. He is one of eight directors who have twice won the Palme d'Or, winning another prestigious award in 1992 for The Best Intentions, based on Ingmar Bergman's autobiography. His films include La Maison des Esprits, based on novels by Isabel Allende; Smilla's snowy feel; Unfortunately; Night train to Lisbon, Silent Heart, a Chinese widow and a rich man. It has received five Robert and three Bodil awards for best Danish film. He is also a Knight of the Order of the Dannebrog.

OccupationFilm director
Years active1978–present
Children8, including Anders and Alba
Spouse(s)Masja Dessau c. 1978-1990, Annie Munksgaard Lauritzen c. 1970-1978, Sara-Marie Maltha, (2004 -> m. 2012 –present)
BornNovember 9, 1948, Brede, Denmark


His film Pelle the Conqueror also won the Palme D'or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Bille August before fame

Homeward in the Night and Honeymoon, two of his early films, cemented his reputation for bringing intensely emotional stories to the screen.

Achievement of Bille August

Pelle the Conqueror, his film, was also awarded the Palme D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Salary 2020

Not known

Net Worth 2020


Bille August family life

From 1991 to 1997, he was married to actress Pernilla August.

Associations of Bille August

Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, and Vanessa Redgrave starred in his film The House of the Spirits.

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