Werner Herzog (5.9.1942) was born in Munich. Studied history, literature and theatre. Debuted in cinema in the early 60s. Founded his own production company Werner Herzog Filmproduktion in 1963. Herzog is one of the acclaimed classics of the world cinema, known both for his feature and documentary works. His filmography includes: AGUIRRE, DER ZORN GOTTES/ AGUIRRE: THE WRATH OF GOD (1972), JEDER FÜR SICH UND GOTT GEGEN ALLE/ THE ENIGMA OF KASPAR HAUSER (1974), HERZ AUS GLAS/ HEART OF GLASS (1976), NOSFERATU: PHANTOM DER NACHT/ NOSFERATU THE VAMPYRE (1979), WOYZECK (1979), FITZCARRALDO (1982), GRIZZLY MAN (2005), RESCUE DAWN (2006), ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD (2007).