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van Gogh, Theo

Born: 1957 AD
Died: 2004 AD, at 47 years of age.

Nationality: Dutch
Categories: Actors, Director, Entertainers, Producers


1957 - Theo van Gogh, born on the 23rd of July in The Hague, Wassenaar, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. He was a descendant of Theo van Gogh, the brother of painter Vincent van Gogh. A Dutch filmmaker that seemed to specialize in the controversial, though none of his films are widely viewed outside the Netherlands.

1994 - One of his film, 1-900, is a pretentious attempt to turn phone sex into art. It rather fails.

2003 - A better example of his work is Interview.

       - He was also a staunch supporter of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, although he revised his stance to a more neutral one.

2004 - He was murdered by Mohammed Bouyeri on the 2nd of November in Amsterdam, Netherlands.


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