Weitere Namen
Urs Johannes Egger (Weiterer Name)
Cast, Director, Assistant director, Screenplay, Location manager, Production (other)
Bern, Schweiz Berlin

Biography

Urs Egger was born in 1953 in Bern/Switzerland. He has worked extensively in Los Angeles, where, after his studies, he was named a Director Fellow at the American Film Institute and worked as a film correspondent for various publications. After serving as a director’s assistant to such names as John Frankenheimer, Denis Lewiston, John Glen, Nicolas Gessner and Yves Boisset – he received numerous awards (Golden Nymph for the Best Mini-Series, Silver Nymph for Best Direction at Monte Carlo in 1999, Gold Plaque Award at Chicago in 1999, Golden Gong for Best Direction, the Cinema-Jupiter and the Austrian Golden Screen for Best TV movie in 1998) for "Opernball" (TV, 1998), the film adaptation of Josef Haslinger’s best-selling novel.

His other films include: "Go West, Young Man" (short, 1980), "Motten im Licht" (1986), "Bilder vom Maler" (documentary, 1987), the "Tatort"-episode "Howalds Fall" (TV, 1989), "Kinder der Landstrasse" ("Child on the Open Road", 1992), "Der Tourist" (TV, 1995), "Die Halbstarken" (TV, 1996), "Epsteins Nacht" ("Epstein's Night", 2002), "Die Rückkehr des Tanzlehrers" (TV, 2004), "An die Grenze" (TV, 2007), "Der Fall Bruckner" (TV, 2014), "Ein Kind wird gesucht" (TV, 2017) und "Das Wunder von Wörgl" (TV, 2018).

Urs Egger passed away on January 18, 2020 in Berlin.

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH

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2019
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2017/2018
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2016/2017
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2016
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2015
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2014/2015
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2014
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2012/2013
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2010/2011
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2009
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2006/2007
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2006
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2006
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2005
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2004/2005
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2001/2002
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1997/1998
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1996
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1993
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1993
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1993
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1993
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1993
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1993
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1993
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1993
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1993
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1993
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1993
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1993
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1991/1992
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1990
  • 2nd Unit director
1989/1990
  • Director
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1989
  • Production assistant
1987
  • Director
1985
  • Assistant director
1984/1985
  • Cast
  • Production manager