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Michael Mendl
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Intro German actor
A.K.A. Michael Sandrock
Is Actor Stage actor Film actor Television actor
From Germany
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 20 April 1944, Lünen, Germany
Age: 76 years
Star sign TaurusTaurus
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Michael Mendl (born 20 April 1944) is a German actor. He has appeared in more than 100 films since 1975. He is best known internationally for his role in Downfall, the 2004 movie about Adolf Hitler's last months in power.

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Leise Schatten
1992 Kleine Haie Examiner Essen
1995 Brother of Sleep Nulf
1995 Der Mann, der Angst vor Frauen hatte Briefträger
1997 14 Days to Life Viktor Czernetzky
1998 Die kleine Zauberflöte Monostatos Voice
1998 Assignment Berlin Viktor Borokov
1998 Die Schläfer Björn
2001 Weiser Wariat
2001 As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me Dr. Stauffer
2001 Amen. Monsignore Hudal
2002 Hiçbiryerde Gerhard
2004 Downfall Helmuth Weidling
2004 King Arthur Cerdic German version
2005 Barfuss Heinrich Keller
2010 Takiye: Allah yolunda Karl Höffgen
2011 Lilly the Witch: The Journey to Mandolan Nandi
2011 Wunderkinder Aaron Kaplan
2011 Männerherzen … und die ganz ganz große Liebe Helmut Ades
2014 Father Rupert Mayer Jacob Rosenberg
2015 Halbe Brüder Dr. Blöckers
2016 Fritz Lang Anton Lang
2016 Warum Siegfried Teitelbaum sterben musste Siegfried Teitelbaum
2016 A Cure for Wellness Bartender
Year Title Role Notes
1993 Dann eben mit Gewalt Schwarz
2002 John XXIII: The Pope of Peace Domenico Tardini
2003 Mother Teresa of Calcutta Van Exem
2003 Im Schatten der Macht [de] Willy Brandt
2008 Lost City Raiders Cardinal Battaglia
2017 Dark


  • Bavarian Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor 14 Days to Life (1998)
  • Golden camera award for Best German Actor In the Shadow of Power (2004)
  • Jupiter Award for Best German TV Actor The Visit (2009)
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