Schweiger, Til 1963–

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Full name, Tilman Valentin Schweiger; born December 19 (some sources cite December 10), 1963, in Cologne, West Germany (now Germany; some sources say Freiburg, West Germany, now Germany); married Dana Carlsen (an actress and model), June 19, 1995; children: Valentin, Luna, Lilly, Emma Tiger. Education: Studied German for two years at a university to become a teacher.

Addresses: Agent International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Manager Thruline Entertainment, 8840 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 200, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actor, director, and producer. Mr. Brown Entertainment (production company), Berlin, Germany, cofounder and partner; appeared in advertisements, including German television commercials and European print advertisements for Renault Clio.

Awards, Honors: Max Ophuels Award, best young actor, 1993, for Ebbies Bluff; Polish Film Festival Award, best actor, 1997, for Bandyta; Silver St. George, Moscow International Film Festival, best actor, 1997, Knockin' on Heaven's Door.


Film Appearances:

Bertie, Manta, Manta, 1991.

Racing in the Streets, 1991.

Ebbies Bluff, 1993.

Axel Feldheim, Der Bewegte Mann (also known as Maybe, Maybe Not, Most Desired Man, and The Turbulent Man ), Laurenfilm, 1994.

Pepe, Bunte Hunde, 1995.

Hajo Heiermann, Das Superweib (also known as The Superwife ), 1996.

Ruediger Steinbock, Maennerpension (also known as Jailbirds ), Ascot Video, 1996.

Brute, Bandyta (also known as Bastard and Brute ), Delphi Filmverleih, 1997.

Martin Brest, Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Buena Vista, 1997.

Leo, Der Eisbaer, Constantin Film, 1998.

Mark, S.L.C. Punk!, Sony Pictures Classics, 1998.

Ryker, The Replacement Killers, Columbia, 1998.

Max, Magicians, 1999.

Stanislaus Nagy, Der Grosse Bagarozy (also known as The Devil and Ms. D ), Constantin Films, 1999.

Til, Bang Boom BangEin todsicheres Ding (also known as Bang, Boom, Bang and Ein todsicheres Ding ), Bavaria International, 1999.

Kraemer "Die Spinne," Jetzt oder nieZiet ist Geld (also known as Now or Never ), Senator Film, 2000.

Beau Brandenburg, Driven (also known as A toute vitesse ), Warner Bros., 2001.

Monty, Investigating Sex, Janus Films/Kingsgate Films, 2001.

Tim, Was tun, wenn's brennt? (also known as What to Do in Case of Fire? ), Columbia, 2001.

Jonas Herdt, UBoat, Artisan Entertainment, 2003.

Sean, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (also known as Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Die Wiege des Lebens ), Paramount, 2003.

Cynric, King Arthur, Buena Vista, 2004.

Herdt, In Enemy Hands, Artisan Entertainment, 2004.

Lucky Luke, La vraie vie des Dalton (also known as The Daltons ), 2004.

(T)Raumschiff SurprisePeriode 1, 2004.

Film Work:

Producer, Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Buena Vista, 1997.

Director and coproducer, Der Eisbaer, Constantin Film, 1998.

Producer, Jetzt oder nieZiet ist Geld (also known as Now or Never ), Senator Film, 2000.

Director (uncredited), producer, and editor, Auf Herz und Nieren, Warner Bros., 2001.

Television Appearances; Series:

Jo Zenker, Lindenstrasse, 1991.

Nick Siegel, Die Kommissarin, 19941996.

Himself, POP 2000, 1999.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Uprising, NBC, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Jan Peters, Lemgo, 1994.

Martin Markward, Polizeiruf 110Schwelbrand, 1995.

Freddy, Die Halbstarken, 1996.

Nadler, Das Maedchen Rosemarie (also known as A Girl Called Rosemary and The Girl Rosemarie ), 1996.

Stefan Renner, Adrenalin, 1996.

Ruben Rubenbauer, Judas Kiss, Cinemax, 1998.

Max Schmeling, Joe and Max, Starz!, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Himself, Die Johannes B. Kerner Show, 2002 and 2003.


Music Videos:

"Beyond Time," by Blank & Jones, 2000.



Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Buena Vista, 1997.



Blum, Katharina, Til Schweiger, Heyne Filmbibliothek, 1997.

Kilzer, Annette, Til Schweiger, vom Bewegten Mann zum Grossen Bagarozy, Europa Verlag, 2001.

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