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Frank Giering

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Occupation  Actor
Years active  1993–2010

Name  Frank Giering
Role  Actor
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Born  23 November 1971 (1971-11-23) Magdeburg, East Germany
Died  June 23, 2010, Berlin, Germany
Nominations  Deutscher Fernsehpreis - Best Supporting Actor, German Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
Movies  Funny Games, Gigantics, Baader, The Castle, Nightsongs
Similar People  Arno Frisch, Susanne Lothar, Christian Berkel, Antoine Monot - Jr, Michael Haneke

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Frank Giering (23 November 1971 – 23 June 2010) was a German actor.


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Giering studied at the HFF Potsdam. He starred in a production of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole and was cast by Austrian filmmaker, Michael Haneke for the TV movie, The Traitor and the 1997 films The Castle and Funny Games.

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Giering's portrayal of the psychopathic killer, ‘Peter’ in "Funny Games" was considered a breakout performance.

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Giering was regularly seen in TV and cinema productions. His best known roles were in Sebastian Schipper's Absolute Giganten (1999) as Floyd, and in the film Baader (2002), portraying the leader of the Red Army Faction. Since 2006, Giering starred in the ZDF series Der Kriminalist as the Commissioner Henry Weber. He appeared in 30 episodes up until 2010.


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Giering was found dead in his apartment in Berlin on June 23, 2010. Giering had publicly discussed his struggles with alcoholism and emotional issues.


  • 1996: Die Halbstarken (TV film)
  • 1997: The Castle (TV film)
  • 1997: Funny Games
  • 1998: Tatort: Blick in den Abgrund (TV)
  • 1998: Opernball (TV film)
  • 1998: Das merkwürdige Verhalten geschlechtsreifer Großstädter zur Paarungszeit
  • 1998: Und alles wegen Mama (TV film)
  • 1999: Absolute Giganten
  • 2000: Bloody Weekend
  • 2000: Gran Paradiso
  • 2000: Marmor, Stein & Eisen
  • 2000: Exit to Heaven
  • 2000: Ebene 9 (Short)
  • 2002: Baader
  • 2002: Dienstreise - Was für eine Nacht (TV film)
  • 2003: The Curve (Short)
  • 2003: Anatomy 2
  • 2003: Hierankl
  • 2004: Nightsongs
  • 2004: Die Rosenzüchterin (TV film)
  • 2004-2006: Eva Blond (TV series, 4 episodes)
  • 2006: Esperanza
  • 2006: Störtebeker (TV film)
  • 2006-2011: Der Kriminalist (TV series, 36 episodes)
  • 2007: Free to Leave
  • 2008: Tatort: Der glückliche Tod (TV)
  • 2009: Lasko – Die Faust Gottes (TV series): Der Fluch
  • 2009: Keine Angst (TV film)
  • 2009: Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten (TV film)
  • References

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