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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:
140
First Appeared:
In the series Bambi-Verleihung 1948-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Sportabzeichen für Anfänger 2021-01-08
Known For
Poster of The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Poster of Valkyrie
Poster of Miracle at St. Anna
Poster of Der Bastard
Filmography
Movie Sportabzeichen für Anfänger Bertram Dinkler 2021-01-08
Movie The Magic Kids: Three Unlikely Heroes Louis Ziffer 2020-01-23
Movie Enfant Terrible Interviewer 2020-10-01
Series Die verlorene Tochter Heinrich von Gems 2020-01-27
Series Criminal: Germany Marquardt 2019-09-20
Movie Scheidung für Anfänger Christoph 2018-09-01
Movie What Doesn't Kill Us Mark 2018-09-01
Series Beat Richard Diemer 2018-11-09
Series Redemption Road Jonathan Roth 2017-01-30
Series In Wahrheit Erich Kupka 2017-06-09
Series Die Superpauker himself 2016-07-14
Movie Ein gefährliches Angebot Michael Dithardt 2016-04-01
Series NSU German History X Amor 2016-03-30
Movie Elle Robert 2016-05-25
Movie Dreamgirls Herr Hegemann 2015-02-19
Series Wer weiß denn sowas? Self 2015-07-06
Movie Anti-Social Philip 2015-01-01
Series Quizduell-Olymp himself 2015-10-26
Movie The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Udo 2015-08-13
Movie Trumbo Otto Preminger 2015-10-27
Movie Business as Usual - Der Prophet fliegt mit Pilot 2014-01-01
Movie Elly Beinhorn – Alleinflug Ernst Udet 2014-03-30
Series Quizduell himself 2014-05-12
Movie Business as Usual: The Prophet's on Board 2014-08-25
Series Grill den Henssler Unknown 2013-09-29
Movie Buddy Dr. Küster 2013-12-25
Movie Totenengel - Van Leeuwens zweiter Fall Dr. van der Meer 2013-11-04
Series Gottschalk Live Unknown 2012-01-23
Series Roche & Böhmermann Unknown 2012-03-04
Series Im Leben von … Unknown 2012-03-17
Series Günther Jauch Unknown 2011-09-11
Movie Der Mann mit dem Fagott Heinrich Bockelmann 2011-09-29
Series Klein gegen Groß - Das unglaubliche Duell himself 2011-06-11
Movie The Last Employee David Böttcher 2011-10-27
Movie Das dunkle Nest Pfarrer Dr. Gabriel Reinberg 2011-11-28
Movie Leningrad Vinkelmeyer 2009-01-01
Movie Inglourious Basterds Proprietor Eric 2009-08-19
Series Markus Lanz Self 2008-06-03
Movie Haber Fritz Shimon Haber 2008-08-05
Movie Flame & Citron Hoffmann 2008-03-25
Movie Miracle at St. Anna Captain Eichholz 2008-09-15
Movie Valkyrie Albrecht Ritter Mertz von Quirnheim 2008-12-25
Movie Mogadischu Bundeskanzler Helmut Schmidt 2008-11-30
Movie Der andere Junge Jakob Wagner 2007-08-25
Series Dickes B himself 2007-12-14
Series Attack on Leningrad Unknown 2007-10-19
Movie Die Sturmflut Innensenator Helmut Schmidt 2006-02-19
Movie Eine Frage des Gewissens Martin Beltz 2006-03-29
Series Der Kriminalist Hauptkommissar Bruno Schumann 2006-12-08
Movie Black Book General Käutner 2006-09-01
Movie Helen, Fred und Ted Eduard 'Ted' Fröhlich 2006-09-13
Movie Hexenküsse Herbert Zauner 2005-01-01
Series Fröhlich lesen himself 2005-06-12
Series Thadeusz self 2005-12-05
Movie Der Vater meiner Schwester Dr. Klaus Merbold 2005-08-23
Movie Flightplan Mortuary Director 2005-09-22
Movie Soundless Lang 2004-04-22
Movie Downfall Prof. Dr. Ernst-Günter Schenck 2004-09-08
Movie Feuer in der Nacht Karl Winkler 2004-10-26
Movie Guys & Balls Rudolf 2004-10-07
Series Die Affäre Semmeling Fred Kiefer 2002-01-02
Movie Erste Liebe Rolf Drost 2002-01-01
Movie Safe Conduct Alfred Greven 2002-01-09
Movie Das Paradies ist eine Falle Unknown 2002-05-22
Series Gero von Boehm begegnet... himself 2002-04-09
Movie Der Unbestechliche Harald Kittler 2002-09-24
Series Kulturjournal himself 2002-04-29
Movie The Experiment Steinhoff, Häftling Nr. 38 2001-03-07
Movie Blondine sucht Millionär fürs Leben Dietrich 2000-05-10
Movie Halt mich fest! Axel 2000-03-31
Series Menschen der Woche Unknown 2000-09-30
Movie Verzweiflung Unknown 2000-10-12
Movie Sweet Little Sixteen Thomas Reiner 1999-03-26
Series Maybrit Illner himself 1999-10-21
Series Volle Kanne himself 1999-08-30
Movie Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht Richard 1999-11-22
Movie Your Best Years Arzt 1999-11-29
Series Die Johannes B. Kerner Show Unknown 1998-01-22
Movie Vickys Alptraum John 1998-01-07
Series Die Cleveren Alfons Kleiber 1998-03-10
Movie Tod auf Amrum Rolf Spiekermann 1998-12-28
Series Ein Herz für Kinder himself 1998-11-03
Series Der letzte Zeuge Helmut Gittel 1998-03-23
Movie Single sucht Nachwuchs Unknown 1998-03-18
Movie Lea Katz - Die Kriminalpsychologin: Einer von uns Stelzer 1997-01-01
Series Im Dialog self 1997-01-17
Movie Simones Entscheidung Unknown 1997-03-03
Movie Rossini Weich 1997-01-23
Series Der Mann ohne Schatten Bruno Kuhlin 1996-03-04
Series Zimmer frei! Unknown 1996-07-09
Movie Das Tor des Feuers Dr. Sander 1996-11-10
Movie Lautlose Schritte Simon Sundermann 1996-11-18
Movie Ein Herz für Laura Unknown 1995-01-01
Movie Ich, der Boss Victor Mazza 1995-01-01
Series A.S. Gefahr ist sein Geschäft Lefevre 1995-01-03
Movie Spur eines Zweifels Jens Kolberg 1995-09-09
Movie Drei Frauen und (k)ein Mann Patrick Lajonne 1995-01-01
Series Die Gerichtsreporterin Dr. Wegener 1994-08-23
Movie Gute Referenzen Unknown 1994-06-30
Series Bella Block Thomas Engler 1994-03-26
Series Air Albatros Unknown 1994-09-17
Movie Mutter, ich will nicht sterben! Walter Gebhard 1994-01-01
Series Ein starkes Team Gerhard Brock 1994-03-28
Series Alfredissimo! - Kochen mit Bio Unknown 1994-12-27
Series Doppelter Einsatz Sebastian van Leuyen 1994-09-20
Series Inspector Rex Gregor Schell 1994-11-10
Series Rosa Roth Maiwald 1994-11-05
Series Die Kommissarin Walter Neumann 1994-10-06
Movie Das Schicksal der Lilian H Josef 1993-01-01
Movie The Devil Kissed from Behind Unknown 1993-01-01
Series Hecht & Haie Dr. Frenkel 1993-03-04
Series Ein unvergeßliches Wochenende Unknown 1993-05-01
Series Riverboat Self 1992-01-03
Series Morgenmagazin self 1992-12-15
Series DAS! himself 1991-01-02
Series Kommissar Klefisch Terboven 1990-01-07
Series Der Bastard Felix Dennison 1989-01-26
Series ZDF-Mittagsmagazin Self 1989-10-02
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 Steckbriefe Gerhard Hartung 1982-03-01
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series A Case For Two Bernd Marquart 1981-09-11
Series NDR Talk Show himself 1979-02-09
Movie New Year's Eve Unknown 1978-12-31
Series SOKO 5113 Unknown 1978-01-02
Movie Der Mädchenkrieg Karol Djudko 1977-06-06
Series Der Alte Harry Westphal 1977-04-11
Movie Eine Jugendliebe Wolfgang 1977-09-26
Movie The Serpent's Egg Student 1977-10-28
Series Kölner Treff Unknown 1976-01-25
Series Derrick Dixi 1974-10-20
Series Dalli Dalli himself 1971-05-13
Series Polizeiruf 110 Max Ortheil 1971-06-27
Series Scene of the Crime Doc Decker 1970-11-29
Series Goldene Kamera Verleihung Self 1966-01-25
Series Bambi-Verleihung himself 1948-01-01