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Theo van Gogh (film director)

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Theo van Gogh
Theo van Gogh
Theo van Gogh in 2004
BornTheodoor van Gogh
23 Julie 1957(1957-07-23)
The Hague, Netherlands
Dee'd2 November 2004(2004-11-02) (aged 47)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Cause o daith
MonumentsThe Scream
ResidenceAmsterdam, Netherlands
ThriftFilm director, film producer, televeesion director, televeesion producer, televeesion presenter, screenwriter, actor, creetic, interviewer, author, columnist, blogger, activist
Years active1980–2004
Notable wirk(s)Blind Date, Interview, Submission, 06/05
BairnsLieuwe van Gogh (born 1992)
PawrentsJohan van Gogh (father)
Anneke van Gogh (mother)
KinTheo van Gogh (great-grandfaither)
Vincent van Gogh (great-granduncle)
Henk Vonhoff (uncle)
Johan Witteveen (granduncle)
Willem Witteveen (grandnephew)
Offeecial steid

Theodoor "Theo" van Gogh (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈteːjoː vɑŋ ˈɣɔx];[1] 23 Julie 1957 – 2 November 2004) wis a Dutch film director, film producer, telly director, telly producer, telly presenter, screenwriter, actor, creetic an author.

Van Gogh wirked wi the Somali-born writer an politeecian Ayaan Hirsi Ali tae produce the short film Submission (2004), which creeticised the treatment o weemen in Islam an resultit in an ootrage frae the Dutch Muslim commonty. On 2 November 2004, Van Gogh wis murthert bi Mohammed Bouyeri, a Dutch-Moroccan Muslim due tae his controversial film. The last film Van Gogh haed completit afore his daith, 06/05, wis a feectional exploration o the assassination o Dutch politeecian Pim Fortuyn which wis released in December 2004, a month follaein van Gogh's assassination.

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  1. Van in isolation: [vɑn].