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Roland Verhavert
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Verhavert in February 1974
Born (1927-05-01)1 May 1927
Melsele, Belgium
Died 26 July 2014(2014-07-26) (aged 87)
Melsele, Belgium
Occupation Movie director
Years active 1955–1993

Roland Verhavert (1 May 1927 – 26 July 2014) was a Belgian movie director. He directed 44 movies between 1955 and 1993. His best known movies were Seagulls Die in the Harbour (1955), The Conscript (1974) and Rubens (1977). Seagulls Die in the Harbour was entered into the 1956 Cannes Film Festival. The Conscript was entered into the 24th Berlin International Film Festival.

Verhavert was born in Melsele. He retired in 1993.

Verhavert died from a heart attack on 26 July 2014, aged 87.


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