March 29, 1981
Life and career
Fehling was born in Berlin. He studied acting at the Hochschule für Schauspielkunst „Ernst Busch“ Berlin from 2003 until 2007.
Fehling received the Förderpreis Deutscher Film award in the category of drama for his portrayal of Sven Lehnert in the 2006 film, And Along Come Tourists. He had previously won the OE Hasse Prize from the Akademie der Künste for his role as Prince in the theater production of Schneewittchen (Snow White).
Fehling is best known to English-speaking audiences for a role in the 2009 Quentin Tarantino World War II film, Inglourious Basterds. Fehling portrays Staff Sgt. Wilhelm, a humble German Wehrmacht NCO and recent family man out celebrating the birth of his son, Max, at a French tavern. Fehling's character becomes involved in a firefight in the scene.
- 2005: The O.E. Hasse-Preis of the Akademie der Künste for his role as Prince in Robert Walser's Schneewittchen
- 2007: The Förderpreis Deutscher Film (German Film Prize) in the best dramatic actor category for his role as Sven Lehnert in the 2006 film, And Along Come Tourists.
- 2011: The Shooting Stars Award by European Film Promotion at the Berlin International Film Festival
Theater and filmography
- 2005: Schneewittchen (by Robert Walser / Directed by: Thorsten Lensing &Jan Hein)
- 2005: Glaube Liebe Hoffnung (by Ödön von Horvath / Directed by: Thomas Dannemann)
- 2006: Die lustigen Nibelungen (by Oscar Straus / Directed by Robert Borgmann)
- 2007: Wallensteins Lager / Die Piccolomini / Wallensteins Tod (by Friedrich Schiller / Directed by: Peter Stein)
- 2006: And Along Come Tourists (Director: Robert Thalheim)
- 2007: Buddenbrooks (Director: Heinrich Breloer)
- 2008: Sturm (Director: Hans-Christian Schmid)
- 2008: Inglourious Basterds (Director: Quentin Tarantino)
- 2008: 13 Semester (Director: Frieder Wittich)
- 2010: Goethe! (Director: Philipp Stölzl)
- 2010: Der Fluss war einst ein Mensch
- 2011: If Not Us, Who?
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