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Christian Berkel

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Christian Berkel (born October 28, 1957) is a German actor. Berkel was born in Berlin, Germany. His father was a military doctor. From the age of 14 he lived in Paris where he took drama lessons with Jean-Louis Barrault and Pierre Berlin. He then trained at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin and appeared on stage in Augsburg, Düsseldorf, Munich, Vienna and at the Schiller Theatre, Berlin. He has appeared in many German television productions and secured a major role in the Academy Award-nominated film Downfall as Doctor Ernst-Günther Schenck. He has followed this with significant roles in the Paul Verhoeven directed Dutch movie Black Book and the big budget United States movies Flightplan, Valkyrie (in which he portrayed Colonel Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim) and the Academy Award-nominated Inglourious Basterds. He lives in Berlin with the actress Andrea Sawatzki, with whom he has two sons. He is also fluent in French and English. Description above from the Wikipedia article Christian Berkel, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Oct 28, 1957 In Berlin, Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
90
First Appeared:
In the series Tatort 1970-11-29
Latest Project:
Movie Landgericht 2017-01-30
Known For
Poster of Valkyrie
Poster of Lautlos
Poster of Der Unbestechliche
Poster of Frau Jenny Treibel
Filmography
Movie Landgericht Jonathan Roth 2017-01-30
Movie Elle Robert 2016-05-25
Movie The Jungle Book King Louie (German Voice) 2016-04-07
Movie Ein gefährliches Angebot Michael Dithardt 2016-04-01
Movie Trumbo Otto Preminger 2015-10-27
Movie The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Udo 2015-08-13
Movie Traumfrauen Herr Hegemann 2015-02-19
Movie Anti-Social Philip 2015-01-01
Movie Elly Beinhorn – Alleinflug Ernst Udet 2014-03-30
Movie Totenengel - Van Leeuwens zweiter Fall Dr. van der Meer 2013-11-04
Movie Buddy Dr. Küster 2013-12-25
Movie Das dunkle Nest Pfarrer Dr. Gabriel Reinberg 2011-11-28
Movie Der Mann mit dem Fagott Heinrich Bockelmann 2011-09-29
Movie Der letzte Angestellte David Böttcher 2010-06-26
Movie Inglourious Basterds Proprietor Eric 2009-08-18
Movie Leningrad Vinkelmeyer 2009-01-01
Movie Valkyrie Albrecht Ritter Mertz von Quirnheim 2008-12-25
Movie Mogadischu Bundeskanzler Helmut Schmidt 2008-11-30
Movie Miracle at St. Anna Hauptmann Eichholz 2008-09-15
Movie Haber Fritz Shimon Haber 2008-08-05
Movie Flammen & Citronen Hoffmann 2008-03-25
Series Attack on Leningrad 2007-10-19
Movie Der andere Junge Jakob Wagner 2007-08-25
Series Der Kriminalist Hauptkommissar Bruno Schumann 2006-12-08
Movie Helen, Fred und Ted Eduard 'Ted' Fröhlich 2006-09-13
Movie Zwartboek General Käutner 2006-09-01
Movie Eine Frage des Gewissens Martin Beltz 2006-03-29
Movie Die Sturmflut Innensenator Helmut Schmidt 2006-02-19
Movie Der Vater meiner Schwester Dr. Klaus Merbold 2005-08-23
Movie Hexenküsse Herbert Zauner 2005-01-01
Movie Lautlos Lang 2004-04-22
Movie Der Untergang Prof. Dr. Ernst-Günter Schenck 2004-09-08
Movie Männer wie wir Rudolf 2004-10-07
Movie Feuer in der Nacht Karl Winkler 2004-10-26
Movie Der Unbestechliche Harald Kittler 2002-09-24
Movie Das Paradies ist eine Falle 2002-05-22
Movie Laissez-passer Alfred Greven 2002-01-09
Series Die Affäre Semmeling Fred Kiefer 2002-01-02
Movie Erste Liebe Rolf Drost 2002-01-01
Movie Das Experiment Steinhoff, Häftling Nr. 38 2001-03-07
Movie Verzweiflung 2000-10-12
Movie Blondine sucht Millionär fürs Leben Dietrich 2000-05-10
Movie Halt mich fest! Axel 2000-03-31
Movie Sweet Little Sixteen Thomas Reiner 1999-03-26
Movie Deine besten Jahre Arzt 1999-06-29
Movie Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht Richard 1999-11-22
Movie Tod auf Amrum Rolf Spiekermann 1998-12-28
Series Der letzte Zeuge Helmut Gittel 1998-03-23
Movie Single sucht Nachwuchs 1998-03-18
Series Die Cleveren Alfons Kleiber 1998-03-10
Series Die Johannes B. Kerner Show Gast 1998-01-22
Movie Vickys Alptraum John 1998-01-07
Movie Lea Katz - Die Kriminalpsychologin: Einer von uns Stelzer 1997-01-01
Movie Rossini, oder die mörderische Frage, wer mit wem schlief Weich 1997-01-23
Movie Simones Entscheidung 1997-03-03
Movie Das Tor des Feuers Dr. Sander 1996-11-10
Series Der Mann ohne Schatten Bruno Kuhlin 1996-03-04
Movie Lautlose Schritte Simon Sundermann 1996-11-18
Series A.S. Lefevre 1995-01-03
Movie Ein Herz für Laura 1995-01-01
Movie Drei Frauen und (k)ein Mann Patrick Lajonne 1995-01-01
Movie Ich, der Boss Victor Mazza 1995-01-01
Series Die Gerichtsreporterin Dr. Wegener 1994-08-23
Movie Mutter, ich will nicht sterben! Walter Gebhard 1994-01-01
Series Bella Block Thomas Engler 1994-03-26
Series Ein starkes Team Gerhard Brock 1994-03-28
Series Doppelter Einsatz Sebastian van Leuyen 1994-09-20
Series Die Kommissarin Walter Neumann 1994-10-06
Series Rosa Roth Maiwald 1994-11-05
Series Kommissar Rex Gregor Schell 1994-11-10
Series Ein unvergeßliches Wochenende Unknown 1993-05-01
Movie Den Teufel am Hintern geküßt 1993-01-01
Movie Das Schicksal der Lilian H Josef 1993-01-01
Series Kommissar Klefisch Terboven 1990-01-07
Movie Der Bastard Felix Dennison 1989-01-01
Movie Münchhausens letzte Liebe Wilhelm 1988-01-01
Movie Wallenstein Schwedischer Hauptmann 1987-01-01
Movie Wind von Südost Gernot 1985-01-01
Movie Das schöne irre Judenmädchen Friedrich, Graf von Schwerin 1984-02-08
Movie Frau Jenny Treibel Leopold Treibel 1982-12-14
Series Ein Fall für zwei Bernd Marquart 1981-09-11
Series Wetten, dass..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Movie Silvesternacht - Ein Dialog 1978-12-31
Movie The Serpent's Egg Student 1977-10-28
Movie Eine Jugendliebe Wolfgang 1977-09-26
Movie Der Mädchenkrieg Karol Djudko 1977-06-06
Series Der Alte Hausmann 1977-04-11
Series Derrick Dixi 1974-10-20
Series Polizeiruf 110 Max Ortheil 1971-06-27
Series Tatort Erik Steinbeck 1970-11-29