|Occupation||Film director, writer|
Jo Baier (born 13 February 1949) is a German film director and writer. He directed more than twenty films since 1982 and is known for Operation Valkyrie (2004), Henri 4 (2010) and Not All Were Murderers (2006). He is married to Gertrud Baier.
Early Life and education
Baier was born in Munich. He studied drama, German and English at the Ludwig Maximilians University. He graduated with a doctorate in 1980. Since 1979 he has directed primarily television documentaries and dramas.
As he grew up in a Bavarian village, his movies are often influenced by his childhood experiences.
Baier has received the Adolf Grimme and German Television Award. For Wildfeuer, his debut as a theatrical director, he was nominated for the German Film Award.
|2010||The End Is My Beginning|
|Henri 4 (Henry of Navarre)|
|2006||Not All Were Murderers|