b. Wilhelm Ernst Wenders in Dusseldorf, Germany, August 14, 1945
German director, screenwriter, producer, editor
Completed secondary school in Oberhausen in 1965. Attended University of Freiburg in Freiburg, Germany. Majored in philosophy and medicine (1965). Took job in hospital as orderly; transferred out. Transferred to university in Dusseldorf; remained for one semester then went to Paris.
Attended Hochschule fur Film und Fernsehen in Munich, Germany (1967-70). School founded in 1967; Wenders made seven films during attendance, two of which were officially produced by the school.
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