Morten Tyldum Biography
|Date of Birth:||1967 , March-19|
|Age:||53 years old|
|Birth Name||Morten Tyldum|
|Birth Place/City||Bergen, Norway|
|Education||Prestigious School of Visual Arts|
Morten Tyldum is involved in the film industry since 1991 and made several movies. He was named This Year's Film Talent by a Norwegian newspaper in 2000. Tyldum is known for his directing movies, Headhunters (2011), and The Imitation Game (2014). Tyldum has been honored with several awards which include an Academy Award for Best Director. Till 2015, he was the only Norwegian to be nominated for an Oscar.
Early Life And Career Of Morten Tyldum
Morten Tyldum was born on 19th May 1967 in Bergen, Norway. He then moved to New York City after high school to study film at the prestigious School of Visual Arts.
Tyldum made his first feature film debut with 2003 Norwegian film, Buddy, winning several awards including, 2002 Mannheim-Heidelberg International Filmfestival - Special Prize, 2003 Norwegian International Film Festival - Audience Award and many more.
Tyldum also worked in television, music videos, commercials, and short films. In 1996, took a break to make a short film titled Lorenzo.
After Buddy, Tyldum made his second movie, Fallen Angels in 2008 which won Amanda Awards, Norway – for Best Director. His third movie was 2011 Norwegian action thriller film, Headhunters based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Jo Nesbø. He cast Aksel Hennie in the lead role of Roger Brown.
In 2014, he directed American historical drama film, The Imitation Game. He won 2014 Hollywood Film Awards for Best Director, as well as was nominated for Directors Guild Awards for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film. He was the only Norweign nominee for an Oscar till 2015.
Tyldum’s last movie was 2016 American science fiction film, Passengers. The movie was written by Jon Spaihts, and produced by Stephen Hamel, Micheal Maher, and Neal H. Moritz.
Morten Tyldum’s Net Worth
As a director, Morten Tyldum has made a good amount of net worth around $3 million, but the exact sum is not public. As per some online sources, the average salary of American director is $92,220 per year.
Tyldum made several movies, some of them are given below with their box-office collection;
|Movie||Budget||Box-office collection||IMDB rating||Cast member|
|Headhunters (2011)||USD 3,636,887||USD 15,391,296||7.6||Aksel Hennie
Synnøve Macody Lund
|The Imitation Game (2014)||$14 million||$233.5 million||8||Benedict Cumberbatch
|Passengers (2016)||$150 million||$303.1 million||7||Jennifer Lawrence
Morten Tyldum’s Personal Life
Morten Tyldum is in a marital relationship with Janne Tyldum. The pair attended several events including the premiere of 20th Century Fox and Regency Enterprises' "The Revenant" at the TCL Chinese Theatre on December 16, 2015, in Hollywood, California.
But due to Tyldum’s secretive nature, there is no information regarding their marriage life.
Below, we present the interview of Morten Tyldum