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Timur Bekmambetov
photo credit: Areolasmith
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Age 55
Birthday 25 June, 1961
Birthplace Guryev, Soviet Union
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Nationality Kazakhstani
Occupation Director
Claim to Fame director of the 2004 film Night Watch (Nochnoi Dozor) and its sequel, Day Watch (2006). Also directed the remake of the 1974 film The Arena in 2001
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Timur Nuruakhitovich Bekmambetov (Russian: Тиму́р Нуруахи́тович Бекмамбе́тов; Kazakh: Темір Нұруаһитұлы Бекмамбетов; born June 25, 1961) is a Kazakh director, producer and screenwriter who has worked on films, music videos and commercials. He is best known for the film Night Watch (2004) and its sequel Day Watch (2006), and the American films Wanted (2008) and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012).

Filmography

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2016 Ben-Hur -
2016 Yolki 5 -
2014 Yolki 1914 -
2012 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter -
2010 Yolki -
2008 Wanted -
2007 The Irony of Fate 2 -
2006 Day Watch -
2005 Nochnoy bazar -
2004 Night Watch -
2002 Gaz - russkie mashiny -

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It was like an army operation... We understood from the very beginning that Russia needs big, ambitious and brave film-making. Before us, there was only art-house - great, talented movies for European festivals - and very bad, very cheap and creatively weak commercial movies.

Awards

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Nominated for 6 Awards | Won 2

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