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Jürgen Prochnow Biography

Birth Place:
Berlin, Germany

Fast Facts

  • Became an international star as submarine Captain Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock in the 1981 film Das Boot
  • Frequently collaborates with director Wolfgang Petersen, starting with the German TV series Harbor at the Rhine River (1970) and films like Einer von uns Beider (1974), Das Boot (1981) and Air Force One (1997)
  • Portrayed Arnold Schwarzenegger in See Arnold Run (2005), a TV movie about the actor's campaign for California governor


  • 1996Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated