Harald Zwart - Famous Actor

Harald Zwart Net Worth

$4,000,000

Harald Zwart, a famous Norwegian film director, has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars. He gained recognition for his student film Gabriel’s Surprise, which received high acclaim and was later shown on television. Zwart has directed several successful films, including The Karate Kid (201) and The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. He is also known for his unique distinction of placing props representing the city of Fredrikstad and their football club in his films.

Key facts:

  • Harald Zwart is a Norwegian film director.
  • He attended the Dutch Film Academy in Amsterdam where his student film, Gabriel's Surprise, was highly acclaimed.
  • Zwart has directed several notable films including Agent Cody Banks, One Night at McCool's, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, The Karate Kid (201), The Pink Panther 2, Long Flat Balls, and Commander Hamilton.
  • He has also directed two music videos for the Norwegian band A-ha and the TV mini-series Hamilton in 2001.
  • Zwart is known for placing props representing the city of Fredrikstad and their football club in his films.

Basic Information About Harald Zwart

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Directors
ProfessionsFilm director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Television Director
Net worth$4,000,000
Date of birth1965-07-01 (58 years old)
Place of birthNetherlands
NationalityNorway
Curiosities and TrademarksFast-paced films
SpouseVeslemΓΈy Ruud Zwart - (1997 - present)Β (2 children)
GenderMale
Height5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

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Harald Zwart roles

Movie / Series Role
The Karate KidDirector
The Mortal Instruments: City of BonesDirector
Den 12. mannDirector
Agent Cody BanksDirector
The Pink Panther 2Director
One Night at McCool'sDirector
Made in HollywoodSelf 1 episode, 2013

Harald Zwart's Quotes

  • There are so many rules in Hollywood. I'm not allowed to talk to extras. If I do, then suddenly they can claim higher pay. One time somebody fooled me. He asked: "Shall I stand like this?" I said "OK" and then it was done. The extra got pushed higher up in the system and got three times as much pay.
  • It's weird not being home in Norway in the summer. I miss 'Reiseradioen' on NRK (legendary Norwegian summer radio show). Almost every day I check the internet to see what the weather is like back home.

Interesting Facts about Harald Zwart

  1. Directed various commercials and music videos.
  2. Directed the controversial video for A-Ha's "Velvet", which is on the movie soundtrack.
  3. Always sneaks the flag of his favorite soccer-club, Fredrikstad Fotballklubb (FFK), into all his Hollywood-movies.
  4. Harald Zwart donated props from his movies Commander Hamilton (1998); One Night at McCool's (2001) and Agent Cody Banks (2003) for the cinema in his home-town of Fredrikstad, so that they can have their own little "Planet Hollywood"-type museum. In Fredrikstad, the place is popularly known as "Haraldwood".
  5. Has a cameo as a sailor in the music video for A-Ha's "Forever Not Yours", which he also directed. He is the sailor who hands Magne Furuholmen his guitar.
  6. His music video for the Norwegian singer/songwriter Jan Eggum was the first Norwegian-language video to be shown on MTV.
  7. The first Norwegian to become a member of the Directors Guild of America (DGA).
  8. In 2001, film critic Philip Wuntch of the Dallas Morning News, reviewing One Night at McCool's (2001), praised him and called it "an impressive feature debut" when in fact 1998's Scandinavian action/thriller Commander Hamilton (1998) was Harald Zwart's feature debut.
  9. His father is from the Netherlands. His mother, who died when he was 12, was from Norway. Zwart himself was born in the Netherlands but grew up in Norway and is a Norwegian citizen.
  10. It was his background as a director for commercials he got his first job in Hollywood, and he has continued to direct commercials in-between his feature films. In October 2004 he directed a series of commercials for Sky TV, starring John Travolta (meant for the Italian market).
  11. He is a very good friend of Tom Gulbrandsen.
  12. He attended Kosmorama Filmfestival (Trondheim, Norway) in 2006 with "Lange Flate Ballær".
  13. Daughter Stella Zwart with producer VeslemΓΈy Ruud Zwart.
  14. His favorite film is "Back to the Future" (1985).

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