Grew up in Cologne, Germany.
Being a pacifist, he was a conscientious objector and did civilian service.
Jessica Schwarz gave him the nickname "Golum" because he looks like the character on The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) when he wakes up in the morning.
Speaks fluent Spanish.
Spanish mother and German father.
Was raised bilingually (German and Spanish).
Started his acting career at the age of 4 when he frightened his mother by playing a dead man or fainting theatrically.
Was engaged to Jessica Schwarz from 2001 to 2006.
2003: Named as one of European films' Shooting Stars by European Film Promotion.
Was born in Barcelona to a Spanish mother and a German father. Said in an interview that the reason he was born in Spain was that his mother didn't trust German hospitals and the family returned to Cologne soon after his birth. He spent a lot of his summers in Barcelona though.
Son of German director Hanno Brühl.
Used to be in a band called Purge, he was the singer.
Broke Will Smith's world record for most public appearances on the red carpet in 12 hours together with Jürgen Vogel by attending the premiere of their movie Freund von mir, Ein (2006) in Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Düsseldorf and Cologne (22 October 2006).
Has a brother and a sister.
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