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Robby Mueller was born on April 4th 1940 in Villemstad, Curacao, on the Dutch Antilles. He studies on the Filmacademy in Holland from 1962 to 1964 and started to work as a director of photography soon afterwards.

Mueller has been working with Wim Wenders since 1969 when they made the short "Alabama: 2000 Light Years". Robby Mueller received the Bundesfilmpreis for "Wrong Move".

He has also worked with many other renowned directors on international productions, most notably "Breaking the Waves", "To live and die in L.A.", and several Jim Jarmusch movies including "Ghost Dog". Robby Mueller is a member of the Berlin Academy of the Arts (Berliner Akademy der Kuenste).

during the filming of 'Paris, Texas'

Cinematographer - filmography

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, (2000)
Buena Vista Social Club, (1998)
(Amsterdam segment)
Shattered Image (1998)
Tango Lesson, The (1997)
Breaking the Waves (1996)
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
(Wenders segment)
Dead Man (1995)
Last Call (1995)
When Pigs Fly (1993)
Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Until the End of the World (1991)
Korczak (1990)
Red Hot + Blue
(1990) (TV)
Notebook on Cities and Clothes (1989)
Mystery Train (1989)
The Little Devil (1988)
Barfly (1987)
The Believers(1987)
Down by Law (1986)
The Longshot(1986)
Finnegan Begin Again (1985) (TV)
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Body Rock (1984)
Paris, Texas (1984)
Repo Man (1984)
Class Enemy (1983)
Cheaters (1983)
They All Laughed (1981)
A Cops' Sunday (1981)
Honeysuckle Rose (1980)
aka On the Road Again
Opname (1979)
Saint Jack (1979)
The Glass Cell (1978)
Mysteries (1978)
The American Friend(1977)
The Left-Handed Woman(1977)
Kings of the Road (1976)
Calm Prevails Over the Country (1976)
The Wild Duck(1976)
Alice in the Cities (1974)
Wrong Move(1974)
Perahim - die zweite Chance (1974)
Eltern, Die (1973) (TV)
Marie (1973) (TV)
Reise nach Wien, Die (1973)
The Scarlet Letter (1972)
The Goalkeeper's Fear of the Penalty
Carlos (1971)
Fall Lena Christ, Der (1970) (TV)
Jonathan (1970)
Eine Rose für Jane(1970) (TV)
Summer in the City (1970)
Alabama: 2000 Light Years (1969)

Wim Wenders and Robbie Müller during the filming of 'Beyond the Clouds'

Actor - filmography

Foot on the Moon (1999)
The Ditvoorst Domains(1993)
Cheaters (1983)