Director who won the prestigious Palm d’Or at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival for his film Paris, Texas. He also directed the feature films The State of Things and Wings of Desire and the documentaries Buena Vista Social Club, Pina and The Salt of the Earth. In 1996, he became President of the European Film Academy.
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|Ernst Wilhelm Wenders
|August 14, 1945
|78 years old
Wim Wenders is a Director. Wim was born in the 1940s, in the middle of the Baby Boomers Generation generation. Baby Boomers are individuals born between 1946 and 1964, during the post World War II baby boom. This generation is known for Rock and Roll, Woodstock, Elvis, the Beatles, miniskirts, and Barbies. Baby boomers have experienced some of the most important historical events, including the JFK Assassination, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the civil rights movement, and the Vietnam War.
He was born into a traditional Catholic family. In 1993, he married his fifth wife, German photographer Donata Wenders, whom he met on the set of Faraway, So Close! He was previously married to Edda Kochl, Lisa Kreuzer, Ronee Blakley and Isabelle Weingarten. Find out who is Wim Wenders dating right now.
He originally went into the medical field, but left to study painting. He made his feature directorial debut with the 1970 film Summer in the City.
DID YOU KNOW He directed the music videos for the U2 song “Stay (Faraway, So Close!)” and for the Talking Heads song “Sax and Violins.”
FACT Harry Dean Stanton starred in the lead role in Wenders’ most celebrated film, Paris, Texas.
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Currently, Wim Wenders is 78 years old. His next birthday is away. Wim will celebrate his 79th birthday on a Tuesday, August 14th. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on August 14, 1945. Below is the countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Wim Wenders’s zodiac sign is Leo. People born between the dates of July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the fifth sign in the zodiac, Leo. Leos are known for being generous, self-confident, and determined. Libra is the most compatible sign for Leos.
Famous Leos celebrities are Madonna, Barack Obama, Kobe Bryant, Kylie Jenner, Coco Chanel, Lil Yachty, Mila Kunis, Daniel Radcliffe, Chris Hemsworth, and Jennifer Lawrence. Leo ruling planet is Sun. Astrologically, Sun represents hope, life, and the force that drives you to seek the highest expression of yourself.
Wim Wenders was born in the Year of the Rooster. Rooster represents punctuality in Chinese culture. People born in the Year of the Rooster are charming, witty, honest, blunt, brave, and self-reliant. They can also sometimes be controlling, insensitive, narrow-minded, selfish, and reckless.
This year is the Year of the Dragon.
DID YOU KNOW United States life expectancy is about 78.5 years.
Wim Wenders is a 78 years old Director, born in August, in the Year of the Rooster (1945), and is a Leo. His life path number is 5. Wim’s birthstone is Peridot and Sardonyx, and his birth flower is Gladiolus.
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