Harald Zwart Bio, Age, Wife, Daughter, Directed Films

By | March 15, 2024

Harald Zwart Biography

Harald is a Dutch Hollywood film director from the Kingdom of Norway but born in Netherlands and raised in Norway. Zwart is famous for his part in directing such films as The Karate Kid (2010), 12th Man (2017), Hamilton (1998), The Pink Panther (2009), Lange flate ballær (2006) as well as Lange flate ballær 2 in 2008.

Harald Zwart Age

The famous film director was born in 1965, he is 55 years old as of July 1st, 2020.

Harald Zwart Marriage | family

He married film producer Veslemøy Ruud Zwart from the year 1997. The two have been blessed with two children, daughter Stella Zwart and a son Zander Zwart. Their daughter Stella is said to be an actress.

Film Director Harald Zwart

Zwart is a lover of film making since his child hood, He started what has made him famous at the age of eight making short films. Afterwards he got in the Dutch Film Academy in Amsterdam and even created a student film called Gabriel’s Surprise. This film accorded him so much honour and was televised later on. After completing film school, Zwart joined direct films, commercials as well as music videos. The most remarkable works include Lange Flate Ballær 2, Agent Cody Banks, Hamilton and One Night at McCool’s.

Back in his country Norway, he is known for producing and co-directing the Norwegian film on soccer(football) fans from Fredrikstad, called Long Flat Balls. The film was a big hit in the nationwide and it’s other name is “The Full Monty”. He as well got to direct The Karate Kid, his highest-grossing film.

Musically Zwart has directed videos for artists like the Norwegian band a-ha in the songs “Velvet” and “Forever Not Yours” and for musician/vocalist Morten Harket’s “Brother”.

Harald Zwart and Don Johnson

Mr. Zwart and Don Johnson are the best of friends. Mr. Johnson is an actor, producer, and director also in Hollywood. It is said that Johnson featured on the comedy film, Lange Flate Ballær 2, as a favor to his friend Zwart.

Harald Zwart Directed Films

  • 2017 – 12th Man
  • 2013 – The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
  • 2010 – The Karate Kid
  • 2009 – Dead Snow as a producer
  • 2009 – The Pink Panther 2
  • 2006 – Lange flate ballær
  • 2003 – Agent Cody Banks
  • 2001 – One Night at McCool’s
  • 1998 – Hamilton

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