Gedeon Burkhard is an actor known for playing Alexander Brandtner in the German television series, Kommissar Rex, Chris Ritter in Alarm for Cobra 11, and Corporal Wilhelm Wicki in Quentin Tarantino’s historical film, Inglourious Basterds.

Gedoen was born to Wolfgang Burkhard, and the actress, Elisabeth von Molo, in Munich, Germany. Wolfgang Burkhard is currently Gedeon’s manager. Burkhard is also the great-grandson of the legendary German actor, Aleksander Moisiu. Burkhard pursued his education at a boarding school in the United Kingdom. The inception of Burkhard’s career took place in 1979 when, at the age of 10, he featured in Aunt Maria, a German television film. Consequently, Burkhard also played the role of Hartmut Keller in Robert Muller’s mini-series, Blood, and Honor: Youth Under Hitler, which made him the only actor to not be dubbed as he was fluent in both, German and English. Later on, Burkhard also undertook speech and acting classes to concentrate more on establishing himself as an actor. The year of 1988 saw Burkhard featuring alongside the legendary Tony Curtis in Thomas Brasch’s movie, Welcome to Germany. In the following year, Burkhard was casted in the Jami Gertz starrer, Silence Like Glass. 1992 saw Burkhard featured in the Sonke Wortmann-directed comedy, Little Sharks. In the year 1993, Burkhard featured in Katja von Garnier-directed, Making Up. Burkhard gained acclamation for his role of Alexander Brandtner in the popular television show, Kommissar Rex, and the fictional hero, Chris Ritter, in the police drama, Alarm For Cobra 11. The 2006 war movie, The Last Train, saw Burkhard in the lead role alongside Lale Yavas and Lena Beyerling. Quentin Tarantino’s American historical film, Inglourious Basterds featured Burkhard as a Jewish orphan. In 2011, Burkhard was casted in Marcus Rosenmuller’s war movie, Wunderkinder, alongside Catherine Flemming, Konstantin Wecker, and Gudrun Landgrebe. Burkhard has also featured in numerous films such as Bergstein’s comedy, Ohne Gnade, and the David Worth-directed, Between the Olive Trees, among many others.

Since 2010, Burkhard has been the host for Hollywood in Vienna, a gala concert. In the year 2011, Burkhard was featured in the Italian version of the reality show, Dancing with the Stars, alongside Samanta Togni.

Gaspard Ulliel English Actor

Gaspard Ulliel

Gaspard Ulliel is a French television, movie, and theater actor known for his roles in Peter Webber’s, Hannibal Rising, and the Bertrand Bonello-directed biopic, Saint Laurent. Ulliel is also the public face of the fashion label Chanel’s cologne, Bleu de Chanel. Gaspard was born to parents, Serge and Christine Ulliel, in Boulogne-Billancourt in France. Gaspard’s father was a stylist, and his mother was a runway show producer. Ulliel pursued his education at the Lycee High School, and later on, he studied cinema at the University of Saint-Denis, Paris. Ulliel started his career when he was just twelve years old, featuring in the French television film, “Une femme en blanc”. In the late 90s, Ulliel was seen as Oliver Rousseau in “Mission Protection Rapprochee”, as Joel in Pierre Badel’s “Bonnes Vacances”, in the Christian Francois-directed, “La Refuge”, in Jerome Foulon’s TV movie, “Juliette”, and the Marina De Van-directed, ‘Alias’. In 2001, Ulliel was casted in the Christophe Gans-directed historical action film, Brotherhood of the Wolf, which also starred Samuel Le Bihan, Vincent Cassel, Monica Bellucci, and Jeremie Renier, among many others. In 2002, Ulliel featured in Michael Blanc’s romantic comedy, Summer Things. For his role in the movie, Ulliel was presented with a Lumiere Award and a Cesar Award for the Most Promising Actor. The following year saw Ulliel pocket various newcomer laurels for his acting in the Andre Techine-directed drama film, ‘Strayed’. 2003 saw Ulliel in a lead role in the Audrey Tautou starrer, A Very Long Engagement, which garnered him a Cesar Award for the Most Promising Actor. 2006 saw Ulliel feature in Emmanuel Benbihy’s anthology film, Paris Je t’aime, and the Laurent Boutonnat’s historical drama, Jacquou le Croquant. The year of 2007 saw Ulliel pocket his first English movie when he played the role of a young serial killer, Hannibal Lecter, in the Peter Webber-directed, Hannibal Rising. However, it was in 2014 that Ulliel was lauded for portraying the French fashion designer, Yves Saint Laurent, in Bertrand Bonello’s biographical drama, Saint Laurent. Ulliel has also featured in movies such as Rithy Pan’s 2008 film, The Sea Wall, the Laurent Tuel-directed “Ultimate Heist,” and Emmanuel Mouret’s comedy, The Art of Love. Besides, Ulliel has also acted in stage plays such as the Michael Fau-directed, Entertaining Mr. Sloan, and Marcial Di Fonzo Bo’s, ‘Demons’. Ulliel has also featured in various magazines such as the French Vogue and Elle. Ulliel is also dating the French model, Gaelle Pietri, and is expecting a child with her.

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Gene Hackman

Eugene Allen Gene Hackman was born on 30th Jan 1930 in the San Bernardino city of California in the United States. He is also known by the name Eugene Alder. The actors’ height is 6 feet 2 inches. He is the ex-husband of Fay Maltese. The couple got married in 1956 and split in 1986. They are the parents of Christopher Allen, Leslie Anne, and Elizabeth Jean. He then married his current wife, Betsy Arakawa in 1991. Allen did his schooling from the Storm Lake High School in the Storm Lake of the Buena Vista County, USA. At the age of 16, he left his school and got enrolled in the Marine Corps of USA. He worked in the Marine Corp for four and a half year. Eugene has also worked like a dog catcher for an animal shelter. He shifted to California and joined the Pasadena Playhouse to learn to act. Ironically at Pasadena Playhouse, Eugene was voted out as he was considered the “Least Likely to Succeed”. He did his first film, Mad Dog Coll, in 1961. In this movie, he played the role of a police officer but unfortunately he wasn’t credited for his performance. Gene is best known for his performance in Bonnie and Clyde in 1967. It was a biographical movie based on the life of two people, Clyde, and Bonnie, during the mid-years of the Great Depression. Both the characters end up falling into the trap of crime due to their economic problems and eventually become partners. Gene played the role of Buck Barrow, who was the elder brother of Clyde and also a member of the Burrow Gang. His other major role was in the movie, The French Connection, in 1971. This movie was directed by William Friedkin, along with Philip D’Antoni. Gene played the role of Det. Jimmy Popeye Doyle, a detective from the New York Police Department. He and his partner together search for a drug mafia from NYC named, Alain Charnier. The movie was a super success all over the world. It received five Oscar Awards, as well as two BAFTA Awards and many other awards and nominations. Eugene has won two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and two BAFTA awards in the Best Actor category for the movie, The French Connection. On 7th July 2004, in a show with Larry King, Hackman made the announcement of his retirement from the film industry. After his retirement from the American film cinema, Gene continued his hobby of writing novels. He is credited for the writing of nine American novels, including Payback at Morning Peak (2011), Pursuit (2013), Justice for None (2001), and others.

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Gene Hackman English Actor