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Til Schweiger Biography

Birth Name:
Tilman Valentin Schweiger
Birth Place:
Freiburg, Germany
Actor, director, screenwriter, producer

Fast Facts

  • Attended Der Keller acting school in Cologne
  • Won Best Actor at the 1997 Moscow International Film Festival for his role in Knockin' on Heaven's Door
  • Made his U
  • S
  • film debut in 1998's The Replacement Killers
  • Directed the 2006 music video "Try Again" by the English band Keane
  • All four of his children appeared with him in the 2007 German film Keinohrhasen


  • 2015Bayerischer Filmpreis-Audience Award: winner
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: winner
  • 1997Moscow International Film Festival-Best Actor: winner


  • Emma Schweiger -- Daughter
  • Lilli Schweiger -- Daughter
  • Luna Schweiger -- Daughter
  • Valentin Schweiger -- Son
  • Dana Carlsen -- Wife (separated)