Benno Furmann

Benno Furmann

Born: January 17, 1972
Age: 46
Birthplace: Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany
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Biography

Benjamin "Benno" Fürmann (born 17 January 1972) is a German film and television actor.

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Life and work

Fürmann was born in Berlin-Kreuzberg. By the age of 15 he had lost both his parents. At 17, he had a serious accident while train surfing, and had to spend six weeks in the hospital as a result. Fürmann left school after his Mittlere Reife and after that worked as a waiter and a bouncer. In 1991 he went to New York City and studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.

Awards

  • 1999 German Television Award Best Actor in a Leading Role for Die Bubi Scholz Story
  • 2000 Bavarian Film Awards, Best Actor

Filmography

  • 1992: Schuld war nur der Bossanova with Beate Abraham, Muriel Baumeister
  • 1993: Einfach nur Liebe with Regula Grauwiller, Uwe Ochsenknecht
  • 1998: Die Bubi Scholz Story with Götz George, Nicolette Krebitz
  • 1998: Der Eisbär with Til Schweiger, Karina Krawczyk
  • 1999: St. Pauli Nacht (de)
  • 2000: Anatomie with Franka Potente
  • 2000: Freunde with Christiane Paul, Erdal Yıldız (de)
  • 2000: Der Krieger und die Kaiserin with Franka Potente, Joachim Król
  • 2002: Nackt (de) with Heike Makatsch, Jürgen Vogel, Alexandra Maria Lara
  • 2002: Wolfsburg with Nina Hoss
  • 2003: The Order (alternative title: The Sin Eater) with Heath Ledger
  • 2003: My House in Umbria with Maggie Smith
  • 2004: Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King with Alicia Witt
  • 2005: Ghosts with Julia Hummer
  • 2005: Joyeux Noël with Diane Kruger and Daniel Brühl
  • 2006: Crusade in Jeans
  • 2007: Pornorama with Tom Schilling
  • 2008: Speed Racer with Emile Hirsch and John Goodman
  • 2008: Mutant Chronicles
  • 2008: Jerichow
  • 2008: Nordwand (North Face) with Johanna Wokalek and Ulrich Tukur
  • 2009: Hinter Kaifeck (Kaifeck Murder) with Alexandra Maria Lara
  • 2011: In Darkness
  • 2014: Nachthelle
  • 2015: Survivor as Pavlou

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