Gösta Werner

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Gösta Werner
Born (1908-05-15)May 15, 1908
Östra Wemmenhög, Sweden
Died July 20, 2009(2009-07-20) (aged 101)
Stockholm, Sweden
Occupation Film director and screenwriter.
Spouse(s) Kaj Björkdahl (m. 1935)

Gösta Werner (May 15, 1908 – July 20, 2009) was a Swedish film director. He was married to Kaj Björkdahl. He primarily made his mark on European cinema during the 1940s. During the 1970s, Werner was first associate professor at Stockholm University, and then later Professor of Cinematography. He was born in Östra Wemmenhög, Skåne, Sweden. Werner turned 101 years old on May 15, 2009.

Werner died in Stockholm on July 20, 2009. He was, at the time of his death, the world's oldest film director.[1] He was seven months older than the oldest living active film director, Manoel de Oliveira of Portugal.

Filmography[edit]

  • 1998 - Spökskepp
  • 1995 - Röda fläcken, Den
  • 1981 - Victor Sjöström: Ett porträtt
  • 1955 - Friarannonsen
  • 1953 - Att döda ett barn
  • 1952 - Möte med livet
  • 1950 - Två trappor över gården
  • 1949 - Gatan
  • 1948 - Loffe på luffen
  • 1948 - Solkatten

Writer[edit]

  • 1998 - Spökskepp
  • 1938 - Kloka gubben
  • 1939 - Svensson ordnar allt!

Assistant director[edit]

  • 1931 - Skepparkärlek
  • 1931 - Falska millionären

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Filmpionjären Gösta Werner död". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). July 23, 2009. 

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