CHRISTOPH WALTZ (Dr. King Schultz) received Academy, SAG, BAFTA, Golden Globe
and Cannes Film Festival awards for his portrayal of Nazi Colonel Hans Landa in Quentin Tarantino's
Waltz was last seen in CARNAGE, an adaptation of Yasmina Reza's Tony-winning play, GOD OF CARNAGE. Roman Polanski directed the film and Waltz starred opposite Kate Winslet, Jodie Foster and
John C. Reilly. The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival on September 1, 2011 and opened at the
New York Film Festival on September 30, 2011. The film was released domestically by Sony Pictures
Classics in December 2011.
In addition, Waltz was recently seen in THE THREE MUSKETEERS for director Paul W.S.
Anderson and Summit Entertainment. Waltz played Cardinal Richelieu alongside an international cast
that included Milla Jovovich, Orlando Bloom, Matthew Macfadyen, Mads Mikkelsen and Juno Temple.
The film was released on October 14, 2011.
In April 2011, Waltz was seen co-starring in WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, the Richard
LaGravanese-scripted adaptation of the novel by Sara Gruen. Waltz played the circus owner and
ringmaster in the film, opposite Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson. Prior to that, Waltz played the
villain Chudnofsky in Michel Gondry's THE GREEN HORNET, alongside Seth Rogan and Cameron
Waltz's work in European television, film and theatrical productions spans three decades. His
motion picture credits include GUN-SHY, the Berlin Film Festival entry LAPISLAZULI, DORIAN,
SHE, FALLING ROCKS, ORDINARY DECENT CRIMINAL, OUR GOD'S BROTHER, THE BEAST,
BERLIN BLUES and ANGST. On television, he appeared in the Adolf Grimme Award-winning films
DER TANZ MIT DEM TEUFEL - DIE ENTFUHRUNG DES RICHARD OETKER and DIENSTREISE - WAS FUR EINE NACHT DIENSTREISE. For his work in DU BIST NICHT ALLEIN - DIE ROY BLACK STORY, Waltz garnered Bavarian and
German TV awards and the RTL Golden Lion.
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