Moritz Bleibtreu

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Moritz Bleibtreu
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Moritz Bleibtreu, October 2004
Born (1971-08-13) 13 August 1971 (age 43)
Munich, West Germany

Moritz Johann Bleibtreu (born 13 August 1971) is a German actor.

Life and career[edit]

Bleibtreu was born in Munich, the son of Austrian-born parents, actors Hans Brenner (de) (from Innsbruck) and Monica Bleibtreu (from Vienna), and the great-grand-nephew of the actress Hedwig Bleibtreu.

Bleibtreu grew up in Hamburg. His first appearance on TV was in the late seventies on a children's television series called Neues aus Uhlenbusch, written by his mother Monica and Rainer Boldt. This was followed by a role in Boldt's Ich hatte einen Traum and alongside his mother in the miniseries Mit meinen heißen Tränen (de). After he left school when he was 16, he lived in Paris and New York City where he attended acting school. In 1992 he began his acting career at the Schauspielhaus in Hamburg. He also had numerous small parts in television productions.

His roles include the Gray Ghost in the film Speed Racer, Andreas Baader in The Baader Meinhof Complex, Manni in Run Lola Run, and Tarek Fahd in the psychological thriller Das Experiment.

In 2003 he was a member of the jury at the 25th Moscow International Film Festival.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Director Notes
1995 Stadtgespräch (de) Karl Rainer Kaufmann (de)
1997 Knockin' On Heaven's Door Abdul Thomas Jahn
1998 Run Lola Run Manni Tom Tykwer
Liebe deine Nächste! (de) Tristan Müller Detlev Buck
1999 Luna Papa Nasreddin Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov
2000 Im Juli Daniel Bannier Fatih Akın
Fandango DJ Sunny Matthias Glasner (de)
2001 The Invisible Circus Eric Adam Brooks
Das Experiment Tarek Fahd / Number 77 Oliver Hirschbiegel
Lammbock Kai Christian Zübert (de)
Taking Sides Lt. David Wills István Szabó
2002 Solino Giancarlo Fatih Akın
2004 Germanikus (de) Kaiser Titus Hanns Christian Müller (de)
C(r)ook (de) Valentin Pepe Danquart (de)
Agnes and His Brothers Hans-Jörg Tschirner Oskar Roehler
Fakiren fra Bilbao (dk) Lombardo Peter Flinth
2005 The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam Malikshah Kayvan Mashayekh
About the Looking for and the Finding of Love (de) Mimi Nachtigal Helmut Dietl
Munich Andreas Steven Spielberg
2006 Atomised – The Elementary Particles Bruno Oskar Roehler
The Stone Council (fr) Serguei Makov Guillaume Nicloux
2007 The Walker Emek Yoglu Paul Schrader
The Lark Farm Ferzan Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
Reclaim Your Brain Rainer Hans Weingartner
2008 Chiko Brownie Özgür Yıldırım (de)
Speed Racer Grey Ghost The Wachowskis
Adam Resurrected Joseph Gracci Paul Schrader
The Baader Meinhof Complex Andreas Baader Uli Edel
Female Agents SS Standartenführer Karl Heindrich Jean-Paul Salomé
2009 Soul Kitchen Illias Kazantsakis Fatih Akın
2010 Jew Suss: Rise and Fall Joseph Goebbels Oskar Roehler
Young Goethe in Love Albert Kestner Philipp Stölzl (de)
Zeiten ändern dich Arafat Abou-Chaker Uli Edel
Angel of Evil Sergio Michele Placido
2011 My Best Enemy (de) Viktor Israel Kaufmann Wolfgang Murnberger (de)
360 businessman Fernando Meirelles
2012 The Fourth State Paul Jensen Dennis Gansel
Schutzengel Rudi Til Schweiger
2013 World War Z W.H.O. Doctor Marc Forster
Vijay and I (fr) Will / Vijay Sam Garbarski (fr)
The Fifth Estate Marcus Bill Condon
2014 Nicht mein Tag (de) Nappo Peter Thorwarth (de)
Stereo Henry Maximilian Erlenwein (de)
2015 Woman in Gold Gustav Klimt Simon Curtis

References[edit]

  1. ^ "25th Moscow International Film Festival (2003)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-04-01. 

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