Shooting Stars 2007. - 25 Most Talented Young European Actors

by nativaiva | created - 28 Feb 2015 | updated - 28 Feb 2015 | Public

Each year, European Film Promotion (EFP), a network of promotion and marketing organisations from 35 European countries, presents the most talented young actors from throughout Europe to the press, public and industry during the Berlin International Film Festival. Actors with established national careers are suddenly on the international stage at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival. Among the actors recognized with the SHOOTING STARS AWARD over the years are such top-flight actors as Daniel Craig, Ludivine Sagnier, Daniel Brühl, Rachel Weisz, Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Carey Mulligan, Johanna Wokalek, Andrea Riseborough and Nina Hoss.

1. Nils Althaus

Actor | Happy New Year

Nils Althaus is an actor, known for Happy New Year (2008), Breakout (2007) and Someone Like Me (2012).

2. Nicolai Cleve Broch

Actor | Max Manus

Nicolai Cleve Broch was born on November 14, 1975 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Max Manus: Man of War (2008), Uro (2006) and Seks som oss (2004). He has been married to Heidi Gjermundsen since December 2004. They have two children.

3. Maximilian Brückner

Actor | Männer wie wir

Maximilian Brückner was born on January 10, 1979 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. He is an actor, known for Guys and Balls (2004), Reformation (2017) and War Horse (2011). He has been married to Magdalena Staudacher since 2013. They have one child.

4. Pádraic Delaney

Actor | The Wind that Shakes the Barley

Pádraic was born on November 6th 1977 in County Wexford, Ireland. He studied at Trinity College Dublin and graduated in 2001. His first film, The Wind That Shakes The Barley, won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006. He is also known for The Tudors (2008), Blackthorn (2011) and ...

5. David Dencik

Actor | McMafia

David Dencik was born on October 31, 1974 in Sweden as Karl David Sebastian Dencik. He is an actor, known for McMafia (2018), Top of the Lake (2013) and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011).

6. Kate Dickie

Actress | Red Road

Kate Dickie was born in 1971 in East Kilbride, Scotland. She is an actress and producer, known for Red Road (2006), Prometheus (2012) and Filth (2013).

7. Tommi Eronen

Actor | Sauna

Tommi Eronen was born on September 18, 1968 in Kuopio, Finland as Tommi Johannes Eronen. He is an actor, known for Sauna (2008), Hooked (2015) and Bad Luck Love (2000). He was previously married to Ria Kataja.

8. Gísli Örn Garðarsson

Actor | Eiðurinn

Gisli Gardarsson, born in Iceland but grew up in Norway where he started his acting career. He is now more or less based in the UK.

He finished a four year acting degree at the Icelandic Academy of the Arts, graduating in the year 2001.

Gisli is a founder of the internationally acclaimed theatre and ...

9. Agnieszka Grochowska

Actress | Obce niebo

Agnieszka Grochowska was born on December 31, 1979 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Obce niebo (2015), Beyond the Steppes (2010) and Upperdog (2009). She has been married to Dariusz Gajewski since 2004.

10. Klára Issová

Actress | Killing Jesus

Klara was born in 1979 in Prague to a Czech mother and a Syrian father. Acting soon proved to be her calling, and she followed her early drama lessons by enrolling at the Conservatory of Dramatic Arts. Her first major role came when she was only 15 in the movie Indianske leto (Indian Summer, 1995),...

11. Óscar Jaenada

Actor | The Losers

Óscar Jaenada was born on May 4, 1975 in Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Óscar Jaenada Gajo. He is an actor and producer, known for The Losers (2010), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) and Cantinflas (2014).

12. Kevin Janssens

Actor | Revenge

Kevin Janssens (°1979) studied at the Studio Herman Teirlinck (Antwerp) and got his first important role in his last year of his studies, when he was asked to play the leading role in a mini TV series about a boxer called KING OF THE WORLD, by Guido Henderickx. Continuously, he performed several ...

13. Mélanie Laurent

Actress | Inglourious Basterds

Mélanie Laurent was born in Paris, France. She is the daughter of Annick, a ballet teacher, and Pierre, a voice actor, who is most recognized for the French version of The Simpsons (1989). She has a younger brother, Mathieu, and has both Sephardi Jewish (from Tunisia) and Ashkenazi Jewish (from ...

14. Marko Mandic

Actor | The Hitman's Bodyguard

Marko Mandic was born on June 8, 1974 in Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia, Yugoslavia. He is an actor, known for The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017), In the Face of Crime (2010) and Gold (2013).

15. Péter Nagy

Actor | Lora

Péter Nagy was born on November 9, 1981 in Budapest, Hungary. He is an actor, known for Lora (2007), VII. Olivér (2001) and Herminamezö - Szellemjárás (2006).

16. Tatiana Pauhofová

Actress | Horící ker

Tatiana Pauhofová was born on August 13, 1983 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. She is an actress, known for Burning Bush (2013), Tender Waves (2013) and The Devil's Mistress (2016).

17. Afonso Pimentel

Director | Encontradouro

Afonso Pimentel was born on August 4, 1982 in Lisbon, Portugal. He is an actor and director, known for Encontradouro (2014), Morangos com Açúcar (2003) and 2 Minutos (2016).

18. Maria Popistasu

Actress | Marti, dupã Crãciun

Born on the 21 of January 1980 in Bucharest Romania, Maria Popistasu graduated in 1998 an art high school, stage design department and in 2002 graduates The National University of Theater and Film from Bucharest, the acting department. While still a student she collaborated with the National ...

19. Halina Reijn

Actress | Valkyrie

Halina Reijn was 6 when she decided to become an actress. She grew up in Groningen, a small city in the Netherlands. When she was 20 years old she was accepted by three theatre schools in the Netherlands. She choose to go to the Maastricht theatre academy. In her second year of training, Job ...

20. Sabrina Reiter

Actress | In 3 Tagen bist du tot

Sabrina Reiter was born on August 5, 1983 in Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria. She is an actress and director, known for Dead in 3 Days (2006), Unsere Zeit wird kommen (2017) and Dead in 3 Days 2 (2008).

21. Gustaf Skarsgård

Actor | Vikings

Gustaf Skarsgård was born on November 12, 1980 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Gustaf Caspar Orm Skarsgård. He is an actor and director, known for Vikings (2013), Westworld (2016) and The Way Back (2010).

22. Rain Tolk

Actor | Umbkotid

Rain Tolk was born on June 9, 1977 in Tallinn, Estonian SSR, USSR. He is an actor and director, known for Umbkotid (2012), Kormoranid ehk Nahkpükse ei pesta (2011) and 186 Kilometers (2007).

23. Jasmine Trinca

Actress | The Gunman

Jasmine Trinca was born on April 24, 1981 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress, known for The Gunman (2015), The Son's Room (2001) and Fortunata (2017).

24. Panayiota Vlanti

Actress | Pente lepta akoma

Panayiota Vlanti is an actress, known for Extended Play (2006), 180° moires (2010) and Mavra mesanyhta (2008).

25. Jules Werner

Actor | The Merchant of Venice

Jules Werner is an actor, known for The Merchant of Venice (2004), Hysteria (2011) and Blind Spot (2012).

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