Moritz Bleibtreu Andreas Baader


Moritz Bleibtreu, born in Munich in 1971, trained as an actor in Rome, Paris and New York. He made his acting debut as a stage actor in Hamburg, but went on to star in feature films such as Tom Tykwer’s RUN LOLA RUN and Oliver Hirschbiegel’s THE EXPERIMENT, for which he won the German Film Award. He also won the German Film Award for his part in Thomas Jahn’s KNOCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR.

For his part in Oskar Roehler’s ATOMISED he received the Silver Bear at the 2006 Berlin Film Festival. Bleibtreu had also starred in Roehler’s previous film AGNES AND HIS BROTHERS.

In recent years, Bleibtreu has appeared in several international productions, including Steven Spielberg’s MUNICH, and in Paul Schrader’s THE WALKER and ADAM RESURRECTED. His most recent roles in German-language feature films were the leads in Hans Weingartner’s satire RECLAIM YOUR BRAIN and the German-Turkish gangster movie CHIKO. He is currently working on the children’s film LIPPELS TRAUM, and will soon be acting in Jo Baier’s adaptation of HENRY IV.