Person Details

Birthday: 1953-06-20 22:39:16

Death: 2007-07-22 22:39:16

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Grimma, Germany

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Movie Involvements: 50

TV Involvements: 9


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Friedrich Hans Ulrich Mühe (20 June 1953 – 22 July 2007) was a German film, television and theatre actor. He played the role of Hauptmann (Captain) Gerd Wiesler in the Oscar-winning film Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives of Others, 2006), for which he received the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Gold, at Germany's most prestigious film awards, the Deutscher Filmpreis (German Film Awards); and the Best Actor Award at the 2006 European Film Awards. Curiously, events in Mühe's life were mirrored by the plot of the film, as he allegedly discovered in a Stasi file compiled on him that he had been under surveillance by his second wife, Jenny Gröllmann. Gröllmann denied this, and after an acrimonious and highly-publicized court case she succeeded in obtaining an injunction to prevent Mühe from repeating the allegation in a book. After leaving school, Mühe was employed as a construction worker and a border guard at the Berlin Wall. He then turned to acting, and from the late 1970s into the 1980s appeared in numerous plays, becoming a star of the Deutsches Theater in East Berlin. He was active in politics and denounced Communist rule in East Germany in a memorable address at the Alexanderplatz demonstration on 4 November 1989 shortly before the fall of the Berlin Wall. After German reunification he continued to appear in a large number of films, television programmes and theatre productions. In Germany he was particularly known for playing the lead role of Dr. Robert Kolmaar in the long-running forensic crime series Der letzte Zeuge (The Last Witness, 1998–2007). Description above from the Wikipedia article Ulrich Mühe, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Polizeiruf 110
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6

Polizeiruf 110

(1971) Kegel
Scene of the Crime
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6

Scene of the Crime

(1970) Friedel Hebbel
Funny Games
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7

Funny Games

(1997) Georg
Siska
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0

Siska

(1998) Erich Branner
The Lives of Others
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8

The Lives of Others

(2006) Gerd Wiesler
Amen.
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7

Amen.

(2002) SS-Arzt
Benny's Video
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7

Benny's Video

(1993) Vater
Der letzte Zeuge
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0

Der letzte Zeuge

(1998) Dr. Robert Kolmaar

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2011 Devil
2010 Robert
Prof. Adolf Israel Grünbaum
2006 Der Knopfgiesser
Nicolas Cramer
Gerd Wiesler
2005 Knövel
2004 N/A
Jochen Hensel
2003 Gerd Wegener
Günter Gaus
Claudius Müller
Eugen Ott
2002 Goebbels bzw. Geduldig
SS-Arzt
N/A
2001 Henri
2000 Flimmer
1999 himself
Manfred Reimann
Markus Paufler
Dr. Leon Stein
1998 Erich Branner
Rudolph
K
N/A
Eschbach
Dr. Robert Kolmaar
1997 Kommissar
Georg
Christian Plache
Hugo Wallner
1996 Dr. Jochen Schuster
1995 Pfarrer Ohlbaum
Sturm
Dr. Herbert Pieritz
Dr. Heinrich Gützkow
Sergej
1994 N/A
Karl 'Kalle' Kaminski
1993 Vater
Gerber - Kommandant
Stefan Phillis
1992 Dr. Wieland
1991 Lehrer
Julian Green
1990 Sieghart
Patriarch
Johannes Friedemann
N/A
1989 Maximilian Steinhüter
Theodor Lohse
Raoul Fürstenau
himself
1988 Oberleutnant Stein
1987 Dr. Grote
Rudolf Schwarz
1986 Siegfried Strauch
1985 N/A
Friedrich Hölderlin
Revolutionär
1984 Sohn Leutnant Leo
1983 Osvald
Retzlow
Junger Mann
1971 Kegel
1970 Peter Fuchs
Friedel Hebbel
1951 himself
1948 himself
George '97
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2004 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

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