Daniel Brühl stars in "The Alienist" on TNT as Dr. Laszlo Kreizler.

Since the start of his career, Golden Globe and BAFTA nominated actor Daniel Brühl has been involved in a number of critically acclaimed film and television projects and has garnered international recognition for his talent and versatility.

Brühl was recently seen in Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War," as villain Baron Zemo, as well as Vincent Perez's "Alone in Berlin," with Emma Thompson and Mark Rylance. The latter film is a fact-based WWII story about German parents, following their campaign against Hitler after their son is killed on the front line.

Daniel was also seen in Simon Curtis's "Woman in Gold," written by playwright Alexi Campbell. The feature tells of the true story of one woman's journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family, and her battle to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's painting "The Lady in Gold." Brühl was joined by an incredible cast including Helen Mirren, Charles Dance and Max Irons. The film was shown at Berlin Film festival.

In 2015 Brühl was seen in Michael Winterbottom's "The Face of an Angel," playing the male lead role of Thomas, starring opposite Kate Beckinsale. The film follows a journalist and a documentary filmmaker as they explore the story of a murder in Tuscany. Brühl also appeared in the lead role of Sebastian Zöllner in "Me and Kaminski," written and directed by Wolfgang Becker. Additionally, Brühl was seen alongside Bradley Cooper in "Burnt," about a chef that assembles a crew together in an attempt to create the best restaurant ever, and Florian Gallenberger's "The Colony," opposite Emma Watson, about a young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect from which nobody ever escaped.

In 2014, Brühl appeared in Anton Corbijn's thriller "A Most Wanted Man," playing the character Max, and starring opposite Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the feature about a Chechen Muslim who illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror.

In 2013, Brühl starred as Niki Lauda in Ron Howard's "Rush," opposite Chris Hemsworth's James Hunt. Set in 1976, the film is based on the true story of the Formula 1 champion driver and the 1976 crash that almost claimed his life. For his work, Brühl was nominated for Golden Globe, BAFTA, SAG and Critics Choice awards in the category of Best Supporting Actor.

Also in 2013, Brühl appeared in Bill Condon's "The Fifth Estate," playing Daniel Domscheit-Berg, colleague and friend of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, played by Benedict Cumerbatch. Based on the book "Inside Wikileaks" by Daniel Doimscheit-Berg himself and the Guardian book "Wikileaks" written by David Leigh and Luke Harding, the film follows the friendship and the eventual rift between the two as the international profile of the website suddenly explodes bringing instant fame and gradual disillusionment to its creators. "The Fifth Estate" opened the 2013 Toronto Film Festival before its worldwide release.

Even before his scene stealing turn in 2009 as German war hero Frederik Zoller in Quentin Tarantino's iconic and Oscar winning "Inglourious Basterds," opposite Brad Pitt and Christoph Waltz, Brühl was 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. Brühl gives a heart-breaking performance playing a young man protesting against the regime, while desperately trying to protect his frail mother from the truth. The role saw him win the European Film Award for Best Actor and the German Film Award for Best Actor in 2003.

Brühl's other notable film credits include "The White Sound" with Jane Fonda and Geraldine Chaplin, "Ladies in Lavender," where he made his English speaking debut opposite Dames Judi Dench and Maggie Smith, Stephane Robelin's "If We All Lived Together, Love In Thoughts" for which he won the People's Choice 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.

Brühl also speaks fluent German, English, Spanish and French.




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Age: 39 years old
Birthday: June 16, 1978
Height: 5' 9"
Full Name / Real Name: Daniel César Martín Brühl González Domingo
Birthplace: Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain


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