Tilman Valentin “Til” Schweiger

Tilman Valentin “Til” Schweiger (Freiburg, December 19, 1963) is an actor, director, screenwriter and producer. Til Schweiger has addressed many of the most successful Germany films of the 1990s  and is considered one of the few German film stars today

Biography

Til Schweiger grew in Gießen and Heuchelheim where he finished Gymnasium (Institute). After the Abitur (secondary school final examination) chose studies of teacher training; However soon after left school and started the race of medicine, which also left.

Schweiger began in 1986 studying acting in the performance school theatre Cologne Der Keller and finally finished studies in 1989. In the same year was hired by the theater Bonn Against-Kreis.

His first job out of the stage was in the role of “Joe Zenker”, a character in the successful television Lindenstraße. His first film role as protagonist was Manta-Manta, where she played “Bertie”, an automotive brand Opel amateur film. First prize a year later received it for playing a boxer in Ebbies Bluff. However, it was Der bewegte Mann that launched him to fame.

Schweiger founded together with Thomas Zickler and André Hennicke in 1996 producer Mr. Brown Entertainment, which produced his first film producer: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door. This served as a school for Barfuss, which he directed, produced and acted by a Bambi which won in 2005.

Keinohrhasen film was released in 2007. Schweiger not only directed, but also produced, wrote the screenplay and the main character. In this film acted along with their four children: Valentin Florian, Luna Marie, Lilli Camille and Emma Tiger for the first time.

Til Schweiger is case in 1995 with the model American Dana Carlson and is the mother of his children, are now separated.

Filmography

* 1990-1992: Lindenstraße (TV series)

* 1991: Manta, Manta

* 1993: Ebbies Bluff (Ebbie lantern)

* 1994: Der bewegte Mann (agitated man)

* 1995: Polizeiruf 110 (TV series)

* 1995: Bunte sinks (dogs of colors)

* 1994-1996: Die Kommissarin (TV series)

* 1996: Männerpension (men pension)

* 1996: Das Superweib (Super girl)

* 1996: Adrenalin (Adrenalina)

* 1996: Das Mädchen Rosemarie (La señorita Rosemarie)

* 1996: Die Halbstarken (the medium strong)

* 1997: Bastard (bastard)

* 1997: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door

* 1997: Disney’s Hercules (German synchronized vocals)

* 1998: SLC punk!

* 1998: Die Ersatzkiller (of replacement assassins)

* 1998: Der Eisbär (polar bear)

* 1998: Judas Kiss (Kiss of Judas)

* 1999: Bang Boom Bang – Ein Ding todsicheres (Bang Boom Bang – A sure death thing)

* 1999: Der große Bagarozy (the great Bagarozy)

* 2000: Jetzt oder nie – Zeit ist Geld (now or never – time is money)

* 2001: Driven

* 2001: Was tun, wenn’s brennt? (What do fire?)

* 2001: Auf Herz und Nieren (from heart and kidneys)

* 2001: Investigating Sex

* 2002: Joe & Max

* 2003: Lara Croft Tomb Raider: the cradle of life

* 2004: U-boat: in feindlicher Hand (submarine: hands enemy)

* 2004: (T) Raumschiff Surprise – stand 1

* 2004: Agnes und seine Brüder (Agnes and his brothers)

* 2004: King Arthur

* 2004: Dalton

* 2005: Barfuss (A barefoot walk)

* 2005: Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

* 2005: No Snow

* 2006: Wo ist Fred? (Where is Fred?)

* 2006: One Way

* 2006: Bye Bye Harry

* 2006: Oh, wie schön ist Panama (Narrator)

* 2007: Der Bodyguard – Für das Leben des Feindes (El_guardaespaldas_–_Por_la_vida_deel_enemigo)

* 2007: Kings video

* 2007: Pastewka (TV series)

* 2007: Rache – Vergeltung hat ihren Preis (revenge – revenge has its price)

* 2007: Keinohrhasen (hares-without-ears)

* 2008: Der Rote Baron (Red Baron)

* 2008: Far Cry

* 2008: 1 1/2 Ritter – Auf der Suche nach der hinreißenden Herzelinde (1 1/2 Knights – looking for irresistible Herzelinde)

* 2009: Phantomschmerz (phantom pain)

* 2009: Inglorious Bastards

* 2009: Zweiohrküken (chicks-of-two-ears)

[Edit] Awards

* 1993: Prize Max-Ophü by Ebbies Bluff

* 1994: Bambi by Der bewegte Mann

* 1995: Bambi by Männerpension

* 1996: DIVA-Award

* 1996: The Warsaw International Film Festival (best actor) by Bastard award

* 1997: Prize of the Moscow International Film Festival (best actor) by Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door

* 1998: Jupiter by Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door

* 1998: Bravo Otto

* 1998: Goldene Kamera

* 2003: Hessischer Kulturpreis

* 2005: Bambi by Barfuss

* 2008: Prize Ernst Lubitsch by Keinohrhasen

* 2008: Jupiter by Wo ist Fred

* 2008: Ehren-Bravo Otto

* 2008: Video Champion (Artist Award)

* 2008: Bambi by Keinohrhasen

* 2008: Deutscher Comedypreis by Keinohrhasen