THE FIFTH ESTATE
DANIEL BRUHL (Daniel Domscheit-Berg) has been involved in a number of critically acclaimed film and television
projects, garnering praise for his talent and versatility.
He was recently seen in "Rush," directed by Ron Howard, playing the lead role of Niki Lauda opposite Chris
Hemsworth, as well as in Anton Corbijn's thriller "A Most Wanted Man," playing the role of Max and starring
opposite Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright and Philip Seymour Hoffman. He is currently at work on the lead role
in "Ich und Kaminski," written and directed by Wolfgang Becker, playing young opportunistic journalist Sebastian
Bruhl is best known to international audiences for his scene-stealing turn playing German war hero Frederik
Zoller in Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds" opposite Brad Pitt and Christoph Waltz.
Bruhl is already an established and award-winning actor in Europe. In 2003, he starred in "Good Bye, Lenin!"
and was lauded for his portrayal of Alexander Kerner in the German tragicomedy set in East Germany in the
year 1989. Bruhl gives a heartbreaking performance playing a young man protesting against the regime while
desperately trying to protect his frail mother from the truth. For this role he won the European Film Award for
Best Actor and the German Film Award for Best Actor.
Bruhl's other notable film credits include Stephane Robelin's "All Together" with Jane Fonda and Geraldine Chaplin;
"Ladies in Lavender" where he made his English-speaking debut opposite Judi Dench and Maggie Smith; "Love
in Thoughts," for which he won the European Film Award's Audience Award for Best Actor; "The Edukators,"
for which he was nominated for Best Actor at the 2004 European Film Awards; "Joyeux Noel"; "Salvador"; "The
Bourne Ultimatum"; Julie Delpy's "The Countess"; and "In Transit" with John Malkovich.
Bruhl speaks fluent German, English, Spanish, French and Catalan.
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