Alex van Warmerdam  

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Alex van Warmerdam (born August 14, 1952 in Haarlem) is a Dutch film director, actor and painter who works in the tradition of the fantastique.


He was cofounder of the theatre group Hauser Orkater (which later became the musictheatre group Hauser Orkater). In 1980 he founded the theatre group De Mexicaanse Hond (The Mexican Dog), together with his brother Marc van Warmerdam. This is the name under which all the shows since 1989 have been released.

He made his directorial debut in 1986 with the film Abel. He plays parts in most of his own movies, mostly performing as a lead character.

Alex van Warmerdam is married with Dutch actress Annet Malherbe, who also plays parts in most of his films. Their son Mees is a musician who has performed on various shows from theatre group De Mexicaanse Hond.

Feature films

In the following films he was writer, director, and actor, unless stated otherwise.

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