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Was a noted concert violinist as a teenager
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Family moved to East Berlin after WWII
1953:
First stage role was at the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm in East Berlin
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Performed with the East Berlin Theater Company, Volksbuehne for 25 years
1958:
Film debut, the East German movie, "Heimliche Ehe"
1962:
Starred in the political thriller, "Flucht aus der Holle" for German Television
1962:
First film with director Frank Beyer, "Konigskinder/Invincible Love"
1963:
Re-teamed with Beyer for "Nackt unter Wolfen/Naked Among Wolves"
1974:
Third film with Beyer, "Jakob der Luegner/Jacob the Liar"
1976:
Banned from acting by the East German government after signing the Biermann Resolution
1976:
Penned memoir, <i>Ordered Sundays</i>
1980:
Moved to West Germany
1981:
Made West German film debut in Rainer Werner Fassbinder's "Lola"
1982:
Re-teamed with Fassbinder for "Veronika Voss"
1983:
Acted in Andrzej Wajda's "Love in Germany"
1985:
Portrayed a Polish farmer who shelters a Viennese Jew in Holland's Academy Award-nominated foreign film, "Angry Harvest"
1985:
Portrayed doomed Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Istvan Szabo's "Colonel Redl"
1987:
Made US television debut as Russian General Samanov in the ABC miniseries, "Amerika"
1989:
Played a man accused of being a brutal Nazi collaborator in Costa-Gavras' "Music Box"
1990:
Received critical acclaim for his role as the family patriarch in Barry Levinson's "Avalon"
1991:
Played a police inspector investigating Jeremy Irons' title character in Steven Soderbergh's "Kafka"
1992:
Played a dying man whose lifelong obsession has been collecting porcelain figurines in "Utz"; son Christian was the younger version of the character
1994:
First collaboration with Bob Balaban, "The Last Good Time"
1996:
Wrote and directed and starred as a 103-year-old Adolph Hitler in "Conversations With the Beast"; Balaban also starred
1996:
Received a Supporting Actor Academy Award nomination for his role as the father of pianist David Helfgott in "Shine"
1997:
Starred in the Showtime remake of Rod Serling's drama of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, "In the Presence of Mine Enemies"
1997:
Played Juror No. 4 in Showtime's acclaimed remake of "12 Angry Men"
1998:
Cast as the German scientist, Conrad Strughold, in the feature film "The X-Files"
1999:
Co-starred with Bob Balaban in the remake of "Jakob the Liar"
2000:
Portrayed Joseph in the CBS miniseries, "Jesus"
2001:
Portrayed Thomas Mann in a German historic film production about the Mann family, "Die Manns - Ein Jahrhundertroman"
2004:
Appeared in four episodes of the NBC drama series, "The West Wing" as the Prime Minister of Israel
2007:
Co-starred with Viggo Mortensen in director David Cronenberg's "Eastern Promises"
2009:
Teamed with Clive Owen and director Tom Tykwer for "The International"

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