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Christian Berkel

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Occupation  Actor
Role  Actor
Years active  1977–present
Spouse  Andrea Sawatzki (m. 2011)
Website  Studlar
Awards  Bambi - German film
Name  Christian Berkel

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Born  28 October 1957 (age 58) (1957-10-28) Berlin, Germany
Partner(s)  Andrea Sawatzki (2 children)
Children  Bruno Berkel, Moritz Berkel
Movies  Valkyrie, Downfall, The Experiment, Inglourious Basterds, Black Book
Similar People  Andrea Sawatzki, Frank Giering, Oliver Hirschbiegel, Heino Ferch, Thomas Kretschmann

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Christian Berkel (born 28 October 1957) is a German actor, internationally most known for Downfall and Valkyrie.


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Life and career

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Berkel was born in Berlin, Germany. His father had been a military doctor in World War II. His mother came from a Jewish German family.

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From the age of 14 he lived in Paris where he took drama lessons with Jean-Louis Barrault and Pierre Berlin. He then trained at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin and appeared on stage in Augsburg, Düsseldorf, Munich, Vienna and at the Schiller Theatre, Berlin.

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He has appeared in many German television productions and secured a major role in the Academy Award-nominated film Downfall as Dr. Ernst-Günther Schenck. He has followed this with significant roles in the Paul Verhoeven-directed Dutch movie Black Book and the big-budget American movies Flightplan, Valkyrie (in which he portrayed Colonel Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim) and Quentin Tarantino's Academy Award-nominated Inglourious Basterds. In addition to his native German, Berkel speaks fluent English and French.

In 2011, Berkel married his long-term partner Andrea Sawatzki. They have two sons together and live in Berlin.


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