August Zirner

August Zirner was born in the USA in 1959, the son of Austrian emigrants in Urbana, Illinois. After studying drama at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna, this father of four appeared in numerous theatrical productions in Vienna, Hanover, Wiesbaden, Munich, Salzburg and Zurich. For over 25 years now August Zirner has been a regular feature of TV productions and cinema screens.

FILMOGRAPHY (SELECTED)

2012 The Dead and the Living

Director: Barbara Albert
coop99 filmproduktion

2012 Die Heimkehr

Director: Jo Baier
ARD

2007 Die Fälscher

Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky
Oscar 2008 as Best Foreign Language Film

2005 Speer und Er

Director: Heinrich Breloer
ARD

2004 Die Kirschenkönigin

Director: Rainer Kaufmann
ZDF

2001 Gebürtig

Director: Lukas Stepanik and Robert Schindel

2001 & 2011 Das Sams

Director: Peter Gersina

2000 Taking Sides

Director: Istvan Szabo

1998 Pünktchen und Anton

Director: Caroline Link

1998 Suzie Washington

Director: Florian Flicker

1997 Die Apothekerin

Regie: Rainer Kaufmann

1995 Stadtgespräch

Regie: Rainer Kaufmann

1993 Das Versprechen

Director: Margarethe von Trotta

1990 Homo Faber

Director: Volker Schlöndorff

1989 Wahre Liebe

Director: Kitty Kino