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Anton Corbijn
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Corbijn in 2012
Born
Anton Johannes Gerrit Corbijn van Willenswaard

20 May 1955 (1955-05-20) (age 66)
Occupation
  • Photographer
  • video music director
  • film director
Years active 1979–present

Anton Johannes Gerrit Corbijn van Willenswaard ( born 20 May 1955) is a Dutch photographer, film director and music video director. He is the creative director behind the visual output of Depeche Mode and U2, having handled the principal promotion and sleeve photography for both bands over three decades. Some of his works include music videos for Depeche Mode's "Enjoy the Silence" (1990), U2's "One" (version 1) (1991), Bryan Adams' "Do I Have to Say the Words?", Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box" (1993) and Coldplay’s "Talk" (2005) and "Viva la Vida" (2008), as well as the Ian Curtis biographical film Control (2007), The American (2010) and A Most Wanted Man (2014), based on John le Carré's 2008 novel of the same name.

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