Alex van Warmerdam
Place of Birth
Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Alex van Warmerdam (born 14 August 1952) is a Dutch screenwriter, film director, and actor. He is also a painter. Van Warmerdam was born in Haarlem, a city in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands. He was cofounder of the theatre group Hauser Orkater (which later became the music theatre group Orkater). In 1980, he founded the theatre group De Mexicaanse Hond (The Mexican Dog), together with his brother Marc van Warmerdam. This is the name under which all the shows since 1989 have been released. His 2013 film Borgman was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alex van Warmerdam, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.