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Nicolas Winding Refn

Nicolas Winding Refn's biography

Nicolas Winding Refn is 52 years old film director born at Copenhagen. He was born on Tuesday 29th of September 1970. He is often nicknamed as Nicolas Winding Refn, Jang. According to year of birth 1970 Nicolas belongs to Generation X. Birthday on 29th of September means he is Libra. Libra sign depicts that it is all about “Balance”. It seems that their life is very balanced, however, things are way opposite as they always face unstable situations in order to balance it further.

He is white danish. He is citizen of Denmark. Nicolas´s primary profession is to be film director. You can know him also as screenwriter. He is recently known as film producer. He received Cannes Best Director Award Drive in 2011

Nicolas Winding Refn's dad

Nicolas Winding Refn's father's name is Anders Refn. He is known as film director. Nicolas´s father was born on Saturday 8th of April 1944 in Copenhagen.

Nicolas Winding Refn's mom

Nicolas Winding Refn's mother's name is Vibeke Winding. She is known as unit still photographer. Nicolas´s mother was born on Saturday 10th of October 1936. Nicolas Winding Refn was born when she was 34 years old.

Nicolas Winding Refn's family

Nicolas Winding Refn's ex wife

Liv Corfixen

Nicolas Winding Refn and Liv Corfixen have been together. She is known as actor. His ex wife was born on Saturday 13th of January 1973 in Denmark.

Nicolas has 1 daughter.

Nicolas Winding Refn's daughter: Lola Winding Refn

Nicolas Winding Refn's daughter's name is Lola Winding Refn.

Nicolas Winding Refn's schools

We found 2 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: American Academy of Dramatic Arts, City and Country School.

Nicolas Winding Refn's career

Nicolas´s main focus is to be film director.

Is Nicolas Winding Refn gay ?

He is known to be straight.

Awards and competitions

Nicolas Winding Refn's Awards

  • Nicolas received award for Cannes Best Director Award for work Drive in 2011

What else you don't know about Nicolas Winding Refn ?

Nicolas´s middle name is Winding.

Nicolas Winding Refn's quotes

  • Like all art forms, film is a media as powerful as weapons of mass destruction; the only difference is that war destroys and film inspires.
  • [on Ryan Gosling] The thing with Ryan, you can look at him for hours. Very few actors have that. It's a gift.
  • Well, art is an act of violence. It is about penetration, about speaking to our subconscious and our moods at different levels.
  • The chief enemy of creativity is being safe, with good taste.
  • If you look at films of Jean-Pierre Melville or Sergio Leone or Sam Peckinpah or Michael Mann, a lot of it deals with heroes that have difficulties connecting to our world. Clearly Drive (2011) is within that category.
  • I'm colorblind, I can't see mid-colors. That's why all my films are very contrasted, if it were anything else I couldn't see it.[2011]
  • [on the use of pop music in cinema] Scorpio Rising (1963) by Kenneth Anger. That was the first time that a filmmaker would use pop music of its time to underscore the emotion with the images. Its very interesting that it all leads back to that film.[2015]
  • I remember when I finished Bronson (2008), I sent it to the Toronto Film Festival because they had shown my "Pusher" trilogy, and I got a letter back from the festival director saying this is the worst movie he's ever seen. [laughs][2015]
  • [after mixed press reactions to The Neon Demon (2016) at Cannes] Art is not about good or bad, guys. Those days are over. [2016]
  • No compromise. Do it your way. Singularity - it's the only thing no one can take away from you. It's the only thing that sustains timelessness. [2016]
  • See also Other Works |  Publicity Listings |  Official Sites

Nicolas Winding Refn's height, body shape, eye color

Lets describe how Nicolas Winding Refn looks. We will focus on Nicolas´s height, body shape, eye color and hair color. He is tall as 6' 2½" (189 cm). Body build is average. Nicolas´s eyes are tinted brown - dark. His hair is shade of brown - dark.

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