Person Details

Birthday: 1961-08-18 09:12:55

Death: 2020-09-03 09:12:55

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Silifke, Mersin, Turkey

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Movie Involvements: 24

TV Involvements: 17


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Birol Ünel (born 18 August 1961) is a German actor of Turkish descent. He has acted in a number of German and Turkish films, TV series and theatrical productions. His name, "Birol", means "unique" in Turkish. Ünel was born in Mersin in southern Turkey. In 1968, his family moved to Brinkum near Bremen in Germany. He studied acting at Hanover Conservatory. Ünel began as a theatre actor at the Berliner Tacheles where he played the lead and also directed the play "Caligula". Ünel made his film debut in 1988's The Passenger. He played a private detective in the film Dealer which he followed up with a role in Fatih Akın's Im Juli. Birol then acted in the award winning Gegen die Wand as Cahit Tomruk. He won the German film prize for best actor for this role. His latest films have been Transylvania, Seven Heroes and Soul Kitchen. Ünel also acted in the hit Turkish film Hırsız var! in 2005. Description above from the Wikipedia article Birol Ünel, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

A Case For Two
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6

A Case For Two

(1981) Klaus
Scene of the Crime
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6

Scene of the Crime

(1970) Henkel
Enemy at the Gates
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7

Enemy at the Gates

(2001) Politruk
German Film Awards
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0

German Film Awards

(1951) Self
Der Fahnder
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10

Der Fahnder

(1984) Erol
Head-On
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7

Head-On

(2004) Cahit Tomruk
Sleepless Night
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6

Sleepless Night

(2011) Yilmaz
Auf Achse
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7

Auf Achse

(1980) Kemal

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2018 İvan
2016 Aslan
Hausmeister
Kongo
2015 Americo
2012 Lupô
2011 Yilmaz
2009 Shayn Weiss
2008 Gansar
2007 Jaro
Axel
2006 Herr Gold
Tchangalo
2005 Herr Weiß
Pamir
2004 Demir
Cahit Tomruk
himself
Guru
2003 Birol
Nick
2002 Sylvester
Hasan
Tschokan Bischkek
2001 Politruk
2000 Bernd Schlegel
Club Doyen
Osman
1999 Moritz
Erdal
1998 Cosmo Nunnari
Mustafa
Siggi Kirchlechner
1997 N/A
1996 Dieter Lohmann
Yusuf
Harkan Bülent
1995 Tobias Wölke
Achim Koch
1992 Schulte
1988 N/A
1984 Nick Peters
Erol
1981 Klaus
1980 Kemal
1970 Houari Al'Bakr
Rico Baumann
Gürkan Agban
Henkel
1951 Self
N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

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