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Bruno Ganz

Bruno Ganz
  • Career: Actor
  • Top celebrities: 1390
  • BirthDate: 1941, 22 of March , Zürich-Seebach, Switzerland
  • Spouse: Sabine Ganz (1965 - present) (separated) 1 child
  • Zodiac sign: Aries
  • Facts of life

    Bruno Ganz was born on 22nd March 1941 in Zurich, Switzerland to a Swiss mechanic father and a Northern Italian mother. He had decided to pursue an acting career by the time he entered university. In 1960, Ganz landed his first film role in ‘Der Herr Mit der schwarzen melone”. Ganz made his film breakthrough in a major part in the 1976 film Sommergaste, launching a widely recognized film career in both Europe and the US. Ganz played a professor opposite Sir Laurence Olivier in the thriller The Boys from Brazil in 1978. Ganz is best known for portraying Adolf Hitler in Der Untergang. He did four months of research on Hitler in preparation of this role. Ganz recently appeared in The Reader and Der Baader Meinhof Komplex, which were both nominated for the 81st Academy Awards. Ganz is separated from his wife Sabine, whom he married in 1965; they have a son called Daniel.

  • Awards: Won Adolf Grimme Award - 1999 for "Fiction/Entertainment for:Gegen Ende der Nacht (1998) (TV). Shared with: Oliver Storz (director/writer) Karoline Eichhorn (actress) Stefan Kurt (actor)"
    Nominated AFI Award - 1992 for "Best Actor in a Lead Role for:Wege der Liebe (1992)."
    Won Bambi - 2004 for "Film - National for:Der Untergang (2004). Shared with: Bernd Eichinger (producer) Oliver Hirschbiegel (director) Alexandra Maria Lara (actress) Heino Ferch (actor) unknown"
    Won Official Screening Award - 1997 for "Best Male Acting for:"Anwalt Abel" (1988). For episode "Ein Richter in Angst"."
    Won Bavarian Film Award - 2005 for "Best Actor (Darstellerpreis) for:Der Untergang (2004)."
    Won Bremen Film Award - 1999 for ""
    Nominated Chlotrudis Award - 2006 for "Best Actor for:Der Untergang (2004)."
    Won David - 2000 for "Best Actor (Migliore Attore Protagonista) for:Brot & Tulpen (2000)."
    Won Life Achievement Award - 2010 for "For many memorable and compelling screen performances which have added permanent luster to the art of acting."
    Nominated European Film Award - 2004 for "Best Actor for:Der Untergang (2004)."
    Nominated European Film Award - 2000 for "Best Actor for:Brot & Tulpen (2000)."
    Nominated Film Award in Gold - 2005 for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Beste darstellerische Leistung - Männliche Hauptrolle) for:Der Untergang (2004)."
    Won Film Award in Gold - 1976 for "Outstanding Individual Achievement: Actor for:Die Marquise von O... (1976)."
    Nominated Silver Ribbon - 1988 for "Best Foreign Actor (Migliore Attore Straniero) for:Der Himmel über Berlin (1987)."
    Won ALFS Award - 2006 for "Actor of the Year for:Der Untergang (2004)."
    Won Grand Prix Special des Amériques - 2006 for ""
    Won Golden Arena - 2001 for "European Competition: Best Actor for:Brot & Tulpen (2000)."
    Won Sant Jordi - 1979 for "Best Foreign Performer for:Der amerikanische Freund (1977)."
    Won Special Jury Award - 2005 for "Best Performance by an Actor in an International Film for:Der Untergang (2004)."
    Nominated Swiss Film Prize - 2010 for "Best Actor (Bester Darsteller) for:Das Tier in meinem Herzen (2009)(feature film), Der Fürsorger oder das Geld der Anderen (2009)(feature film) and Giulias Verschwinden (2009)(feature film). Shared with: Roeland Wiesnekker (actor) Antonio Buíl (actor)"
    Won Swiss Film Prize - 2001 for "Best Actor (Bester Darsteller) for:Brot & Tulpen (2000)."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 748
  • Films with Bruno Ganz: Michael Kohlhaas - 2012
    Sport de filles - 2011
    Brot - 2011
    Unknown - 2011
    The End Is My Beginning - 2010
    Colors in the Dark - 2010
    Taxiphone: El Mektoub - 2010
    Der grosse Kater - 2010
    Giulias Verschwinden - 2009
    The Reader - 2008
    The Dust of Time - 2008
    The Baader Meinhof Complex - 2008
    Stairway to Nowhere - 2008
    Ein starker Abgang - 2008
    Youth Without Youth - 2007
    Copacabana - 2007
    The Ode to Joy - 2006
    Vitus - 2006
    Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II - 2005
    Downfall - 2004
    The Manchurian Candidate - 2004
    Luther - 2003
    Epstein's Night - 2002
    The Power of the Past - 2002
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Faust II - 2001
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Faust I - 2001
    Bread and Tulips - 2000
    WhoAfraidWolf - 2000
    You Can't Go Home Again - 1999
    Eternity and a Day - 1998
    Gegen Ende der Nacht - 1998
    Saint-Ex - 1996
    Tatort - 1996
    Tödliches Schweigen - 1996
    Anwalt Abel - 1996
    Diario senza date - 1995
    Il grande Fausto - 1995
    Heller Tag - 1994
    Brandnacht - 1993
    Faraway, So Close! - 1993
    Le quatuor des possibles - 1993
    The Last Days of Chez Nous - 1992
    The Absence - 1992
    Prague - 1992
    Especially on Sunday - 1991
    Children of Nature - 1991
    Tassilo - Ein Fall für sich - 1991
    Erfolg - 1991
    Journey's End - 1990
    Schrödingers kat - 1990
    Strapless - 1989
    Bankomatt - 1989
    Love of a Woman - 1988
    The Legendary Life of Ernest Hemingway - 1988
    Wings of Desire - 1987
    Väter und Söhne - Eine deutsche Tragödie - 1986
    El río de oro - 1986
    Der Pendler - 1986
    Der Park - 1985
    Private Resistance - 1985
    In the White City - 1983
    Killer aus Forida - 1983
    Closed Circuit - 1983
    Polenta - 1982
    Logik des Gefühls - 1982
    Rece do góry - 1981
    Die Fälschung - 1981
    Fermata Etna - 1981
    Lost and Found - 1981
    The Inventor - 1981
    Lady of the Camelias - 1981
    La provinciale - 1981
    5 % de risques - 1980
    Knife in the Head - 1979
    Return to the Beloved - 1979
    Nosferatu the Vampyre - 1979
    The Boys from Brazil - 1978
    Schwarz und weiß wie Tage und Nächte - 1978
    Die linkshändige Frau - 1978
    Geschichte einer Liebe - 1978
    The American Friend - 1977
    The Wild Duck - 1976
    The Marquise of O - 1976
    Lumiere - 1976
    Summer Guests - 1976
    Die Bakchen - 1974
    Prinz Friedrich von Homburg - 1973
    Der Ignorant und der Wahnsinnige - 1972
    Peer Gynt - 1971
    Die Mutter - 1971
    Eine große Familie - 1970
    Torquato Tasso - 1969/I
    Im Dickicht der Städte - 1968
    Maß für Maß - 1968
    Die Schlacht bei Lobositz - 1968
    Der sanfte Lauf - 1967
    Die Unberatenen - 1966
    Frühlings Erwachen - 1966
    Der Spaßvogel - 1964
    Chikita - 1962
    A Roof Over Your Head - 1962
    The Man in the Black Derby - 1960
    Sounds and Silence - 2009
    Behind Me - Bruno Ganz - 2002
    Gedächtnis: Ein Film für Curt Bois und Bernhard Minetti - 1982
    Wings of Desire: The Angels Among Us - 2003
    Lola - Der Deutsche Filmpreis 2011 - 2011
    Lola - Der Deutsche Filmpreis 2010 - 2010
    Continuarà... - 2009
    Coda: Thirty Years Later - 2007
    One Who Set Forth: Wim Wenders' Early Years - 2007
    Ceremonia de clausura - 54º festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián - 2006
    Die Vitusmacher - 2006
    Nicolas Bouvier, 22th Hospital Street - 2005
    Lola - Der deutsche Filmpreis - 2005
    Charlie Rose - 2005
    4Pop - 2004
    Hitlers letzte Tage - Der Film 'Der Untergang' - 2004
    Menschen bei Maischberger - 2004
    Alias Kurban Saïd - 2004
    Unsere Besten - 2003
    Claudio Abbado: Hearing the Silence - 2003
    Boulevard Bio - 2002
    Epoca: The Making of History - 2002
    Lumière and Company - 1995
    Peter Przygodda, Schnittmeister - 1993
    Återkomster - 1992
    Undergångens arkitektur - 1989
    War and Peace - 1982
    Etwas wird sichtbar - 1981
    Final cut - Hölgyeim és uraim - 2012
    Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy - 2010
    Unsere Besten - 2006
    XX premios Goya - 2006
    Pablo G. del Amo, un montador de ilusiones - 2005
    Klaus Kinski - Ich bin kein Schauspieler - 2000
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