Monday, 21 February 2011

Max Riemelt ‘Napola’ Actor

Max Riemelt, born January 7, 1984, in Berlin, is a German actor best known for his role as Friedrich Weimer in the award-winning war drama, "Napola."

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Riemelt discovered his love for acting while at school. After making his debut in Matthias Steurer's TV mini-series Zwei allein in 1988, he followed this a year later with the TV movie "Ein Weihnachtsmaerchen" and Dana Vavrova's children's adventure film "Der Baer ist los."

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Since then, Riemelt has worked regularly for film and television, such as teenage comedy "Girls on Top" (Maedchen Maedchen), Friedemann Fromm's TV movie "Brennendes Schweigen," Christian von Castelberg's "Mein Vater und andere Betrueger", Dirk Regel's "Lottoschein ins Glueck" and Susanne Irina Zacharias' "Hallesche Kometen" as well as episodes of "Alarm fuer Cobra 11", among others.

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Finally in 2004, Riemelt landed his breakthrough role as Friedrich Weimer in "Napola", in which he was awarded the prize for Best Actor at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival for his performance. Napola subsequently won the festival's Audience Award.

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Most recently, Riemelt has appeared in " Up! Up! To the Sky" and "Die Welle."

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