Birol Ünel (1961–2020)


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Birol Ünel was born on August 18, 1961 in Silifke, Mersin, Turkey. He was an actor, known for Head-On (2004), Enemy at the Gates (2001) and Soul Kitchen (2009). He died on September 3, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. See full bio »

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(age 59) in Berlin, Germany

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Known For

Head-On Cahit
(2004)
(2001)
Soul Kitchen Shayn Weiss
(2009)
Todesspiel Zohair Y. Akache aka 'Captain Mahmoud'
(1997)

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 2019 Deutschland ist... Heim
Haydar
 2018 Hürkus
Ivan
 2017 Eskiya Dünyaya Hükümdar Olmaz (TV Series)
Teoman
- 79. Bolum (2017) ... Teoman
- 78. Bolum (2017) ... Teoman
- 77. Bolum (2017) ... Teoman
- 76. Bolum (2017) ... Teoman
- 75. Bolum (2017) ... Teoman
 2016/V Falling
Aslan
 2016 Sharaf (Short)
Vater
 2016 Back to Nothing
Kongo
 2015 1989 (Short)
 2015 I'm Off Then
Americo
 2013 Before Snowfall
Greek soldier
 2012 Absturz (Short)
Actor
 2012 Looking for Eimish
Lupo
 2011 The Cricket (Short)
Worker
 2011/I Sleepless Night
Yilmaz
 2011 In the Last Moment (Short)
TV-producer
 2011/I Method
Georgi
 2009 Soul Kitchen
Shayn Weiss
 2009/III Heat (Short)
Der Liebhaber
 2007 Crime.de (TV Series)
Herr Weiß
- Flinke Finger (2007) ... Herr Weiß
 2007/II Strangers
 2007 The Unpolished
Axel / Father
 2006 House of the Sleeping Beauties
Herr Gold / Treiber-Driver
 2006 Valerie
Jaro
 2006 Transylvania
Tchangalo
 1998-2006 Balko (TV Series)
Tobias Wölke / Achim Koch
- Kopfgeld (2006) ... Tobias Wölke
- Terror im OP (1998) ... Achim Koch
 2005 Human Child (Short)
 2005 Robbery Alla Turca
Pamir
 2004 Not a Lovestory
Guru
 2004 Kalbin zamani
Demir
 2004 Head-On
Cahit
 2003 King of Thieves
Birol
 2003 Der gestohlene Mond (TV Movie)
Nick
 1996-2003 Tatort (TV Series)
Henkel / Rico Baumann / Houari Al'Bakr / ...
- Schattenlos (2003) ... Henkel
- Offene Rechnung (1999) ... Rico Baumann
- Engelchen flieg (1998) ... Houari Al'Bakr
- Lockvögel (1996) ... Gürkan Agban
 2002 Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei (TV Series)
Harkan Bülent
- Black Out (2002) ... Harkan Bülent
 2002 Inspektor Rolle (TV Series)
Tschokan Bischkek
- Staatsgeheimnis (2002) ... Tschokan Bischkek
 2002 Blackberry
Sylvester
 2001 Die Kumpel (TV Series)
Erol
- Mannis Rückkehr (2001) ... Erol
 2001 My Mother
Hasan
 1986-2001 Der Fahnder (TV Series)
Erol / Nick Peters
- Auf eigene Faust (1986) ... Nick Peters
 2001 Enemy at the Gates
Politruk
 2001 Planet Alex
Milan
 2000 Der Puma - Kämpfer mit Herz (TV Series)
Bernd Schlegel
- Bruderliebe (2000) ... Bernd Schlegel
 2000 In July
Kellner
 2000 Auslandstournee
Osman
 1999 Stille Nacht - Heilige Nacht (TV Movie)
Günther
 1999 Unknown Friend
Moritz
 1999 Delta Team - Auftrag geheim! (TV Movie)
Ali
 1999 Dealer
Erdal
 1998 Schimanski (TV Series)
Pele
- Geschwister (1998) ... Pele
 1998 2000 vu par... Une collection internationale (TV Mini-Series)
Mustafa
 1998 Frankfurt - Millennium (TV Movie)
Mustafa
 1998 Der Clown (TV Series)
Cosmo Nunnari
- Waffenbrüder (1998) ... Cosmo Nunnari
 1998 Tierarzt Dr. Engel (TV Series)
Siggi Kirchlechner
- Quirin und der falsche Wolf (1998) ... Siggi Kirchlechner
 1997 Todesspiel (TV Movie documentary)
Zohair Y. Akache aka 'Captain Mahmoud'
 1997 Doppelter Einsatz (TV Series)
Necmettin Öcalan
- Daniel verschwindet (1997) ... Necmettin Öcalan (as Birol Uenel)
 1996 Friedemann Brix - Eine Schwäche für Mord (TV Series)
Dieter Lohmann
- Entführt (1996) ... Dieter Lohmann
 1996 Landgang für Ringo (TV Movie)
Yusuf
 1996 Die Stadtindianer (TV Series)
Killer
- Ehrenvoller Abschied (1996) ... Killer (as Birol Uenel)
 1992 Mau Mau
 1992 Auf Achse (TV Series)
Kemal
- Blinder Passagier (1992) ... Kemal
 1989 A Wopbobaloobop a Lopbamboom (as Byrol Uenel)
 1988 Welcome to Germany
Baruch
 1987 Pseudo (TV Movie)
 1987 A Case for Two (TV Series)
Klaus
- Zahltag (1987) ... Klaus
 1985 Strafmündig (TV Movie)
Brendis
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Alternate Names:

Birol Uenel | Byrol Uenel

Height:

5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
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Is of Turkish descent. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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