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Born: March 23, 1942

The son of German director/actor Fritz Haneke and actress Beatrix Degenschild, Michael Haneke was born in Munich, Germany and raised in the city of Wiener Neustadt, Austria. He studied philosophy, psychology and theater at the University of Vienna before becoming a theater playwright, screenwriter and director. He has worked on theater productions in Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Berlin and Vienna, as well as working in television for 21 years before moving to film directing... See All

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