German-born actor who appeared in the critically-acclaimed movie Downfall and played out Captain Englehorn in the 2005 remake of Ruler Kong. Like a tone of voice acting professional, he portrayed Teacher Z in Vehicles 2. He qualified to be an Olympic swimmer ahead of pursuing a profession in performing. He has performed a WWII German Military official in ten different movies. He started dating celebrity Brittany Grain in 2011. He co-starred with Adrian Brody in The Pianist and in Ruler Kong.