No photo available. Represent Bruno S.? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 12,392 this week

Bruno S. (1932–2010)

The unwanted son of a prostitute, Bruno S. was beaten so severely by his mother at age 3 that he became temporarily deaf. This led to his placement in a mental institution; he spent the next 23 years in various institutions, often running afoul of the law. Despite this past, he a self-taught painter and musician; while these were his favorite ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 78) in Berlin, Germany

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 people
created 25 Apr 2011
 
a list of 1313 people
created 19 Sep 2011
 
a list of 102 people
created 09 Nov 2011
 
a list of 1567 people
created 08 Sep 2012
 
a list of 22 people
created 02 Aug 2013
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bruno S..

User Polls

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (6 credits)
 2011 Avé
Viki's Grandfather
 2009 Phantomanie
Bruno S.
 1977 Liebe das Leben, lebe das Lieben
Bandoneonspieler
 1977 Stroszek
Der Bruno Stroszek
Hide Hide Show Show Composer (1 credit)
 2003 Bruno S. - Die Fremde ist der Tod (Documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Music department (1 credit)
 1974 The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (musician: piano improvisation)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (4 credits)
 2008 Aspekte (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode dated 4 April 2008 (2008) ... Himself (as Bruno Schleinstein)
 2003 Bruno S. - Die Fremde ist der Tod (Documentary)
Himself
 1978 I Am My Films - A Portrait of Werner Herzog (Documentary)
Stroszek
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
 2011 Lola - Der Deutsche Filmpreis 2011 (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Memorial Tribute
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bruno Schleinstein

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I have my pride, and I can think, and my thinking is clever. See more »

Trivia:

Purchased a piano with his income from The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974) -- see Stroszek (1977) for details. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Bruno S and Klaus Kinski michaeltrenton
Bruno S. has passed away alilley72
Werner Herzog talks about Bruno S. alilley72
Discuss Bruno S. on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page