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Date of Birth 4 January 1976Berlin, Germany
Height 5' 10¾" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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.

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Julia Malik (? - present) (1 child)

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

Trivia (10)

Studied acting at the renowned "Hochschule für Schauspielkunst Ernst Busch". While he was still a student there, he was already heavily engaged in stage work and also participated in 23 (1998).
Plays guitar
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.
First hints that he was to become an actor surfaced while he was still a child. Decided to become an actor while he participated in "Die Räuber" as "Franz Mohr" in a school play. He was 18 at the time.
Currently lives in Berlin, Germany (2003)
Speaks German, French, English and Spanish.
Father is actor Hans Diehl, his mother is a costume designer. He has a brother.
2000: Named as one of European films 'Shooting Stars' by European Film Promotion.
Chosen "most important German actor of today" by "Gala" magazine (May 2006).
Daughter Elsa Augusta (with Julia Malik) was born on May 23rd, 2009 in Berlin.

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