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Klaus Maria Brandauer

Klaus Maria Brandauer (born June 22, 1944) is an actor and director. Born in Altaussee or Bad Aussee, Austria. After work in national theatre and television, his starring and award winning role in Istvan Szabo's Mephisto (1981) launched his career. He followed this with parts in Never Say Never Again (1983), Out of Africa (1985) and Szabo's Redl Ezredes (1985) and Hanussen (1988). He directed his first film in 1989, Georg Elser - Einer aus Deutschland, with himself in the title role. His other film roles have been in The Lightship (1986), Streets of Gold (1986), Burning Secret (1988), The Russia House (1990), White Fang (1991), Becoming Colette (1992) and Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999).

He has acted in four languages: German, Hungarian, English and French.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Klaus Maria Brandauer Facts

Birth NameKlaus Maria Steng
BirthdayJune 22, 1943 (79)
BirthplaceAlt Aussee, Austria
Awards1986 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture (for Out of Africa)

Selected Filmography

Not available.