Justus von Dohnányi
|Justus von Dohnányi|
|Born||2 December 1960
Justus von Dohnányi (born 2 December 1960) is a German actor.
Life and career
Born in Lübeck, Von Dohnányi is the son of German conductor Christoph von Dohnányi and a member of the well-known Dohnányi family. His grandfather was Hans von Dohnányi, German jurist and German resistance fighter and his great-uncle was Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Lutheran pastor and a co-founder of the Confessing Church, both of whom were executed by the Third Reich.
Dohnányi studied acting at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg. He appeared on the legitimate stage in Hamburg, Zurich, and Frankfurt before working in television, where he appeared in several television movies.
He appeared in the 2004 movie Downfall (German: Der Untergang) as Wilhelm Burgdorf. He had a prominent role in the 2001 movie The Experiment as a prison guard, opposite Moritz Bleibtreu and Christian Berkel, who also appeared in Downfall. He received the 2001 Lola for Best Supporting Actor. In 2014 he appears alongside Matt Damon, Jean Dujardin and others in the movie "The Monuments Men".
- "Justus von Dohnányi - Biographie und Filmographie" Kino-Zeit. Retrieved April 8, 2011 (German)
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