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Roland Emmerich

Screenwriter / Film Director / Film Producer / Writer | * 11/10/1955 (64) | Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany
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Roland Emmerich (German: [ˈʁoːlant ˈɛməʁɪç]; born 10 November 1955) is a German film director, screenwriter, and producer, widely known for his disaster films. His films, most of which are English-language Hollywood productions, have made more than $3 billion worldwide, including just over $1 billion in the United States, making him the country's 15th-highest-grossing director of all time. He began his work in the film industry by directing the film The Noah's Ark Principle (1984) as part of his university thesis and also co-founded Centropolis Entertainment in 1985 with his sister. He is a collector of art and an active campaigner for the LGBT community, and is openly gay. ()
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Roland Emmerich is a German film director, screenwriter, and producer who is known for his work on disaster and action flicks. He made a name for himself with The Noah's Ark Principle (1981) and co-founded Centropolis Entertainment in 1985 with his sister. Besides his work in the entertainment industry, he is a collector of art and an active campaigner for the LGBT community, global warming awareness and equal rights.

Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Science Fiction | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Roland Emmerich

Officer's Cross of The Order of Merit of The Federal Republic of Germany Order of Merit of Baden-Württemberg European Film Award - People's Choice Award for Best Director

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Movies with Roland Emmerich as Actor(16)

TV Shows/Series with Roland Emmerich as Actor(4)

Movies with Roland Emmerich as Crew(54)

Directing/Director2021 Moonfall
Production/Producer2021 Moonfall
Writing/Screenplay2021 Moonfall
Directing/Director2019 Midway
Production/Producer2019 Midway
Directing/Director2019 Maya Lord
Directing/Director2016 Independence Day: Resurgence
Production/Producer2016 Independence Day: Resurgence
Writing/Screenplay2016 Independence Day: Resurgence
Writing/Characters2016 Independence Day: Resurgence
Directing/Director2015 Stonewall
Directing/Director2013 White House Down
Production/Producer2013 White House Down
Production/Executive Producer2012 Last Will. & Testament
Directing/Director2011 Anonymous
Production/Producer2011 Anonymous
Production/Executive Producer2011 Hell
Directing/Director2009 2012
Production/Executive Producer2009 2012
Writing/Writer2009 2012
Directing/Director2008 10,000 BC
Production/Producer2008 10,000 BC
Writing/Screenplay2008 10,000 BC
Production/Producer2007 Trade
Directing/Director2004 The Day After Tomorrow
Production/Producer2004 The Day After Tomorrow
Writing/Screenplay2004 The Day After Tomorrow
Production/Executive Producer2002 Eight Legged Freaks
Directing/Director2000 The Patriot
Production/Executive Producer2000 The Patriot
Production/Producer1999 The Thirteenth Floor
Directing/Director1998 Godzilla
Production/Executive Producer1998 Godzilla
Writing/Screenplay1998 Godzilla
Writing/Story1998 Godzilla
Directing/Director1996 Independence Day
Writing/Screenplay1996 Independence Day
Production/Executive Producer1996 Independence Day
Production/Producer1994 The High Crusade
Directing/Director1994 Stargate
Production/Producer1994 Stargate
Writing/Screenplay1994 Stargate
Directing/Director1992 Universal Soldier
Directing/Director1990 Moon 44
Production/Producer1990 Moon 44
Writing/Story1990 Moon 44
Directing/Director1987 Ghost Chase
Directing/Director1985 Making Contact
Writing/Screenplay1985 Making Contact
Directing/Director1984 The Noah's Ark Principle
Writing/Author1984 The Noah's Ark Principle
Directing/Director1979 Franzmann
Writing/Writer1979 Franzmann

TV Shows/Series with Roland Emmerich as Crew(3)

Directing/Director1997 Stargate SG-1
Production/Producer1997 Stargate SG-1
Writing/Screenplay1997 Stargate SG-1

Additional Information

Full Name: Roland Emmerich
Citizenship: Germany
Born: Thursday, 11/10 1955 (November) in Stuttgart (current age: 64 years + 242 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: German (DE, native language)
Educated at: University of Television and Film Munich
Siblings: Ute Emmerich
Roland Emmerich frequently works together with these people:
Dean Devlin (23x, Crew)
Harald Kloser (20x, Crew)
Volker Engel (10x, Crew)
Ute Emmerich (10x, Crew)
Thomas Wanker (9x, Crew)
Kelly Van Horn (8x, Crew)
April Webster (7x, Crew)
Barry Chusid (7x, Crew)
Gary L. Camp (7x, Crew)
Anna Foerster (6x, Crew)
Dion Johnstone (6x, Cast)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3328, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/16/2020