Brühl was born in Barcelona, Spain, the son of German stage director Hanno Brühl and a Catalan professor mother. Shortly after his birth, his family moved to Cologne, Germany, where he grew up. He was raised in a fully bilingual home, speaks both German and Spanish fluently as well as Catalan.
Brühl began acting at a young age, and made his international breakthrough role in 2003 as Alex Kerner in the Golden Globe-nominated film "Good Bye Lenin!", which reached an estimated six million cinema-goers world-wide.
Full Name at Birth
Daniel César Martín Brühl González Domingo
Date of Birth
Claim to Fame
Goodbye Lenin!, The Edukators.
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