Harald Zwart Bio, Age, Wife, Daughter, Directed Films

Norwegian film director, Harald Zwart

Harald Zwart Biography

Harald Zwart is a Dutch Hollywood film director from the Kingdom of Norway. He was, however, born in the Netherlands and grew up in Norway. Zwart is known for his role in directing such films as The Karate Kid (2010), 12th Man (2017), Hamilton (1998), The Pink Panther (2009), Lange flate ballær (2006) as well as Lange flate ballær 2 in 2008.


Harald Zwart Age

The renowned film director is 55 years old as of July 1st, 2020. He was born in 1965, in the Netherlands and was raised in Fredrikstad, Norway.

Harald Zwart Marriage | Wife | Spouse, and Children

Harald has been married to film producer Veslemøy Ruud Zwart since 1997. The couple has two children, daughter Stella Zwart and a son Zander Zwart. Stella is an actress.

Harald Zwart with his wife and kids
Harald Zwart with his wife and kids

Film Director Harald Zwart

Zwart has had a passion for making films since he was a child, He began what he is now known for when he was eight years old, coming up with short films. He later joined the Dutch Film Academy in Amsterdam and even made a student film known as Gabriel’s Surprise. This film brought him much praise and was televised later on. After finishing film school, Zwart went on to direct films, commercials as well as music videos. His most notable works include Lange Flate Ballær 2, Agent Cody Banks, Hamilton and One Night at McCool’s.

In his country of Norway, Zwart is known for producing and co-directing the Norwegian film on soccer(football) fans from Fredrikstad, known as Long Flat Balls. The film was a huge hit in the country and it is also known as “The Full Monty”. He also got to direct The Karate Kid, his highest-grossing film.

In music, Zwart has directed videos for such artists as the Norwegian band a-ha in the songs “Velvet” and “Forever Not Yours” and for musician/vocalist Morten Harket’s “Brother”.

Harald Zwart and Don Johnson

Mr. Zwart and Don Johnson are good friends. Mr. Johnson is an actor, producer, and director also in Hollywood. It is reported that Johnson appeared on the comedy film, Lange Flate Ballær 2, as a favor to his friend Zwart.

Harald Zwart Directed Films

2017 – 12th Man
2013 – The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
2010 – The Karate Kid
2009 – Dead Snow as a producer
2009 – The Pink Panther 2

2008 – Lange flate ballær 2
2006 – Lange flate ballær
2003 – Agent Cody Banks
2001 – One Night at McCool’s
1998 – Hamilton

Harald Zwart’s Twitter

You can find Harald on Twitter using the username @HaraldZwart


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