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Daniel Brühl

Daniel César Martín Brühl González Domingo. He is an actor, known for Malditos bastardos (2009), Rush (2013) and Good bye, Lenin! (2003).

Daniel's father was German director Hanno Brühl, who was born in São Paulo, Brazil. Daniel's mother is Spanish.

Used to be in a band called Purge, he was the singer.

Was engaged to Jessica Schwarz from 2001 to 2006.

2003: Named as one of European films' Shooting Stars by European Film Promotion.

He was raised trilingual (German, Catalan and Spanish).

Grew up in Cologne, Germany.

Was born in Barcelona to a Spanish mother and a German father. Said in an interview that the reason he was born in Spain was that his mother didn't trust German hospitals and the family returned to Cologne soon after his birth. He spent a lot of his summers in Barcelona though.

Jessica Schwarz gave him the nickname "Gollum" because he looks like the character on El señor de los anillos: La comunidad del anillo (2001) when he wakes up in the morning.

Started his acting career at the age of 4 when he frightened his mother by playing a dead man or fainting theatrically.

Has a brother and a sister.
Being a pacifist, he was a conscientious objector and did civilian service.

Broke Will Smith's world record for most public appearances on the red carpet in 12 hours together with Jürgen Vogel by attending the premiere of their movie Ein Freund von mir (2006) in Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Düsseldorf and Cologne (22 October 2006).

Living in Berlin, Germany.

He, Tilda Swinton, Marion Cotillard, Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks are the only actors to receive a Golden Globe, SAG, BAFTA and Critics' Choice nomination for the same performance and then fail to be Oscar-nominated for their performances in Rush(2013), Tenemos que hablar de Kevin (2011), De óxido y hueso (2012), Al encuentro de Mr. Banks (2013) and Capitán Phillips (2013) respectively.

Personal Quotes
We Germans should know that we're good at constructing cars and we have a lot of good qualities. But we're not the funniest.
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