|Born||14 January 1942|
|Occupation||Actor, film director|
Michael Gwisdek (born 14 January 1942) is a German actor and film director.
He began his acting career in East Germany and has appeared in more than 130 films and television shows since 1968. His debut film as a director, Treffen in Travers, was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival. His 1998 film The Big Mambo was entered into the 48th Berlin International Film Festival. The following year, he won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 49th Berlin International Film Festival, for his role in the film Nightshapes.
He married the actor Corinna Harfouch in 1985 and they divorced in 1997. They had two sons together before they married; the musician Johannes Gwisdek (born 1980) and the actor Robert Gwisdek (born 1984). He married his second wife, Gabriela, shortly after divorcing Harfouch.
- Jadup and Boel (1980)
- Woman Doctors (1984)
- Just for Horror (1987- produced)
- Treffen in Travers (1988 - directed)
- Pestalozzi's Mountain (1989)
- Coming Out (1989)
- Herzlich willkommen (1990)
- Walerjan Wrobel's Homesickness (1991)
- The Tango Player (1991)
- Sieben Monde (1998)
- The Big Mambo (1998 - directed)
- Nightshapes (1999)
- No Place to Go (2000)
- Vaya con Dios (2002)
- Good Bye, Lenin! (2003)
- Herr Lehmann (2003)
- Speer und Er (2005)
- Pornorama (2007)
- Boxhagener Platz (2010)
- A Coffee In Berlin (2012)
- "Festival de Cannes: Treffen in Travers". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2 August 2009.
- "Berlinale: 1998 Programme". berlinale.de. Retrieved 21 January 2012.
- "Berlinale: 1999 Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2 February 2012.
- B.Z. - Hausbesuch bei den Gwisdeks in B.Z., 12 September 2010. Retrieved 22 December 2018
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