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August Diehl

August Diehl was born on January 4, 1976 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for Inglourious Basterds (2009), Salt (2010) and The Counterfeiters (2007). He is married to Julia Malik. They have one child. See full bio »

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Inglourious Basterds
Inglourious Basterds Major Hellstrom
Salt Mike Krause
The Counterfeiters
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 2016 Allied (post-production)
 2016 Dark Inclusion
Gabi Ulmann
 2015 Come What May
 2013 Frau Ella
 2013 The Husband
Karl 'Rusty' Rost
 2013 Night Train to Lisbon
Young Jorge O'Kelly
 2013 Layla Fourie
Eugene Pienaar
 2012 The Adventures of Huck Finn
Der Alte Finn
 2012 Shores of Hope
Andreas Hornung
 2010 Salt
Mike Krause
 2008 Mr. Kuka's Advice
 2008 Dr. Alemán
 2007/I Head Under Water
Martin Wegner
 2006 Nothing But Ghosts
 2006 I Am the Other Woman
Robert Fabry
 2006 Slumming
 2005 Mouth to Mouth
 2004 The Ninth Day
Untersturmführer Gebhardt
 2004 Love in Thoughts
Günther Scheller
 2003 The Birch-Tree Meadow
 2003 Distant Lights
 2003 Anatomy 2
Benjamin 'Benny' Sachs
 2002 Haider lebt - 1. April 2021
A.M. Kaiser
 2001 Love the Hard Way
 2000 Cold Is the Breath of Evening
Hugo Wimmer (jung)
 1999 Die Braut
Fritz von Stein
 1998 23
Karl Koch
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TV commercial for German car manufacturer Opel (Vauxhall) Karl. See more »

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5' 10¾" (1.8 m)

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His family moved a lot while he was growing up. He lived in Hamburg, Vienna, Düsseldorf and Paris. He graduated from school (Abitur) in Bavaria/Germany. See more »


Often appears in holocaust dramas, either as Nazi officers or Jewish prisoners

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