Who is Moritz Bleibtreu?
Name: Moritz Bleibtreu
Born: 13 August 1971 in Munich, West Germany
Things you need to know about Moritz Bleibtreu
Moritz Bleibtreu is a German actor. Bleibtreu was born in Munich, the son of Austrian actors (his father left when he was an infant), but was raised in Hamburg, where he still lives. Inheriting the acting bug, his first performance was at the age of six in the German children’s show Neues aus Uhlenbusch (‘News from Uhlenbusch’, 1977). His fluency in German, English, French and Italian allowed him to study acting in Paris, Rome and New York as well as Germany: he paid his way in Paris as an au pair and referred to his time in New York as ‘the worst time of his life’. Coming to cinema viewers’ eyes in the role of Abdul in the German hit film Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door (1997), and as Lola’s lover in the classic Lola Rennt (‘Run Lola Run’, 1998). Although mostly working in Germany since, he has appeared in Hollywood fare such as Munich (2003) and World War Z (2013). Bleibtreu appeared in the 2001 stoner comedy Lammbock (2001) and its recent sequel Lommbock…