Person Details

Birthday: 1983-01-01 18:09:30

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth:

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Movie Involvements: 33

TV Involvements: 6


Most Famous Work

Biography

Since his father was the senior physician of a ward in the Bad Schussenried Centre for Psychiatry, he grew up with his three siblings in a service flat on the former hospital grounds. He attended the Studienkolleg St.Johann Blönried and graduated from there in 2003. At the age of 17, he lived for one year on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where he graduated from Red Cloud High School in 2001. In 2008 he completed his acting education at the Otto Falckenberg School in Munich. He studied at the Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München and graduated there in March 2018 with a diploma in documentary film directing and television journalism. Internationally, Kranz was seen in the drama The White Ribbon (2009) by Michael Haneke, in Quentin Tarantino's war film Inglourious Basterds and in Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies. He became known to a wider television audience with the series Hindafing, in which he plays the city priest Kraus. The series was awarded the Austrian film prize Romy in 2018. His spot myBorder's joyFence was awarded the First Steps Award and the Porsche Award in 2018.

Most Famous Work

Inglourious Basterds
Average
8

Inglourious Basterds

(2009) Herrman #3
War Horse
Average
7

War Horse

(2011) Junior German Officer
Scene of the Crime
Average
6

Scene of the Crime

(1970) Karsten
Heidi
Average
7

Heidi

(2015) Mr. Kardidat
Die Bergretter
Average
9

Die Bergretter

(2009) Steffen Haflinger
The Fifth Estate
Average
6

The Fifth Estate

(2013) Otto
The White Ribbon
Average
8

The White Ribbon

(2009) The Tutor
Rommel
Average
6

Rommel

(2012) Karl Daniel

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2022 N/A
2021 N/A
Henning / Reinhold / Corvin
Freddy
2020 Alfons Urban
2019 N/A
Telegin
Dave
Norbert Holler
2018 Kai
2017 N/A
Narrator (voice)
Pfarrer Kraus
2016 Simon
Landrat Häberle
Bauer Hans
Jan Hartog
Niels
2015 Mr. Kardidat
Zugschaffner
Franz Xaver Lechner
Michael Schäfer
Christoph Wendrup
2014 Peter Wolfahrt
Guido
Paul
2013 Polizist
Otto
Mr. Rupprecht
Court Jester
Bossler
2012 Moritz
Karl Daniel
German Sergeant
N/A
2011 Junior German Officer
Alfons
2010 Robert Ostermeier
Flo
Hans Saler
2009 Steffen Haflinger
The Tutor
Herrman #3
Polizist Kranz
Niklas
2008 Gendarm Hildebrand
2004 Jörg
2003 Kai Benner
1970 Karsten
Year Character Movie/Tv

Camera

Year Role Movie/Tv
2022 Camera Operator
Year Role Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2022 Director
2018 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2022 Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2022 Writer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Crew

Year Role Movie/Tv
2018 Script
Year Role Movie/Tv

Sound

Year Role Movie/Tv
1989 Sound Mixer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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