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Acting Age: 1 - 100 years old
1. Residence: Philadelphia
Accomodation: Paris, Hamburg, Madrid, Los Angeles, New York, Berlin, Cologne, Vienna
Height: 177 cm
Haircolor: brown
Eyecolor: blue-green
Languages: english (fluent), french (fluent), german (native)
Dialects/accents: American English, Berlin dialect, Franconian, Kölsch (Colognian), Ruhrpottdeutsch, Saxon dialect
Ethnicity: White
Instruments: guitar (skilled), harmonica (skilled)
Dances: ballroom (skilled)
Sports: basketball (skilled), boules (skilled), darts (skilled), fencing (skilled), billiards (skilled), football (skilled), table tennis (skilled), volleyball (skilled), swimming (competitive ) (skilled)
Driverlicence: car, moped, motorbike, truck
Pitch of voice: baritone

Educations

Improvisational techniques with Josephine Bingham, Berlin
MOZARTEUM, University for Dramatic Arts, Salzburg, Austria
German National Certificate as an Actor (Equals MA) / Bühnenreifeprüfung / Dtsch. Bühnenverein
Voice training with Bruno Ferrari, Berlin

Awards

Emmy Award: Best Documentary, DAS LEBEN GEHT WEITER
Deutscher Filmpreis (German Film Awards), FREMDE HEIMAT
Nominated for the Friedrich-Luft-Preis (Award Play of the Year), BARBAREN
Nominated Golden Bear Berlin: Best Short film, FREMDE HEIMAT

Films

2013 - 2013 A WONDERFUL DAY
Format: Short / Romantic Comedy, Director: Frank Brückner and Lise Raven, Role: Miles Johnson / Lead, Link: bisonexproductions.wordpress.com/
2013 - 2013 Katie Fforde - Das Meer in dir
Format: TV Movie, Director: Sebastian Grobler, Role: Thomas Franklin / Supporting
2012 - 2013 KINDERWALD
Format: Feature film / Western, Director: Lise Raven, Role: John Linden / Lead, Link: www.kinderwaldfilm.com
2012 - 2012 Dark Forest
Format: Short / Mistery, Director: Paul Emmett, Role: Dan Baum / Lead
2012 - 2012 Bring Her Back
Format: Short, Director: Tom Quigley, Role: John / Lead
2011 - 2012 Neighbors
Format: Short / Dark Comedy, Director: Lise Raven, Role: Chet / Lead
2011 - 2011 Retribution
Format: Feature film, Director: Lenore Romas, Role: The Traveler / Lead
2011 - 2011 Assassin's Creed: Generations III
Format: Short, Director: Tom Quigley, Role: Herr Jon / Supporting
2011 - 2011 Marigold
Format: Short, Director: Elyssa Gusimano, Role: John / Featured
2011 - 2011 Half Light
Format: Short, Director: Rich Hamilton, Role: The Intruder / Supporting
2010 - 2010 The Number Two
Format: Short, Director: Rich Hamilton, Role: Number Two / Lead
2010 - 2010 Vigil
Format: Short, Director: Josh Sgarlata, Role: John Vigil / Lead, Other: Philadelphia, PA
2010 - 2010 Wonders
Format: Short, Director: Sean Arena, Role: Mark Preston / Lead, Other: Philadelphia, PA
2010 - 2010 Discount Santa
Format: Short, Director: SarahJane Pattwell, Role: Discount Santa / Lead
2010 - 2010 Assassin's Creed: Generations II
Format: Short, Director: Tom Quigley, Role: Herr Jon / Supporting
2009 - 2009 Procession
Format: Short, Director: Dave Hao, Role: Correction Officer, Other: Edison, NJ
2009 - 2009 Thomas Rosenbow and a Million Pounds
Director: Dylan Steinberg, Role: Dealer / Featured, Other: Philadelphia, PA
2008 - 2008 Der Amokläufer- Aus Spiel wird Ernst
Format: TV movie, Director: Oliver Dommenget, IMDB
2008 - 2008 Intermezzo
Format: Short, Director: Paul Gayard, Role: Hagen / Lead, Other: Script, production, music: Frank Brückner , Link: http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.showvids&friendID=312957222&n=312957222&MyToken=7a13cfb2-c082-4867-b89f-b917af582403
2007 - 2007 Counter Act
Format: Short, Director: Dave Hao , Role: Vince, Other: Philadelphia, PA
2007 - 2007 Stride (working title)
Format: Feature film, Director: Lise Raven, Other: Philadelphia, PA
2007 - 2007 Nescafé- Bohnen die sich lohnen
Format: Commercial, Director: Thomas Auerwald, Role: Lead
2006 - 2006 A 2 Z
Format: Feature film, Director: Daryush Shokof, IMDB
2003 - 2003 Sobre el arco iris
Format: Feature film, Director: Gonzalo López-Gallego, IMDB
2003 - 2003 Zwei Tage Hoffnung
Format: TV movie, Director: Peter Keglevic, IMDB
2002 - 2002 Knorr
Format: Commercial, Director: Michael Bindlechner, Role: Lead
2002 - 2002 Rotlicht - Die Stunde des Jägers
Format: TV movie, Director: Sigi Rothemund, IMDB
2002 - 2002 Das Leben geht weiter / Life goes on
Format: Feature film, Director: Marc Cairns, Other: Emmy award 2003: Best documentary, IMDB
2001 - 2001 Strelitz
Format: Short, Director: Steffen Reuter, IMDB
2000 - 2000 Der Puma - Kämpfer mit Herz, Tag der Abrechnung
Format: TV series, episode, Director: Donnie Yen / Michael Schneider , IMDB
1997 - 1997 Boomtown Berlin: Rache, Gier, Eifersucht
Format: TV movies, Director: Anna Høeg, IMDB
1996 - 1996 Bei Aufschlag Mord
Format: TV movie, Director: Bernhard Stephan, IMDB
1996 - 1996 Fremde Heimat
Format: Short, Director: Damir Lukacevic , IMDB
1995 - 1995 Einsteins Baby
Format: Feature film, Director: Rudolf Steiner, IMDB
1995 - 1995 Kanzlei Bürger: Zur Kasse gebeten
Format: TV series, episode, Director: Heiner Carow, IMDB
1994 - 1994 Wolffs Revier: Selbstjustiz
Format: TV series, episode, Director: Ilse Hofmann, IMDB
1994 - 1994 Der Duft des Mannes
Format: Short, Director: Eoin Moore, IMDB
1993 - 1993 Inge, April und Mai
Format: Feature film, Director: Wolfgang Kohlhaase, IMDB

Theatre

2012 - 2012 The Cute Factor
Description: Invited to "Best of Philly's Primary Stages", Venue: The Shubin Theatre, Director: Lise Raven, Author: Josh McIlvain, Role: Jerry, Other: Philadelphia, PA
2011 - 2011 The Bacchae
Format: Theater, Venue: Philly Fringe Festival; The Rotunda, Director: Gerald van Wilgen, Author: Euripides, Role: Dionysos (lead), Other: Philadelphia, PA
2011 - 2011 Slaying the Dragon
Format: Staged reading, Venue: Center City Opera, Director: Albert Innaurato, Author: Ellen Frankel, Role: Nathan Goodman (lead), Other: Philadelphia, PA
2011 - 2011 Carter's Play
Format: Staged reading, Venue: Arts Underground, Director: Josh McIlvain, Author: Josh McIlvain, Role: Carter (lead), Other: Philadelphia, PA
2011 - 2011 The Clearing
Format: Staged reading, Venue: The Shubin Theatre, Director: Lise Raven, Author: Josh McIlvain, Role: Buzz (lead), Other: Philadelphia, PA
2011 - 2011 Backyard Revisited
Format: Staged reading, Venue: The Shubin Theatre, Director: Lise Raven, Author: Josh McIlvain, Role: Scott (lead), Other: Philadelphia, PA
2011 - 2011 The Conversation
Format: Staged Reading, Venue: The Shubin Theatre, Director: Frank Brückner, Author: Josh McIlvain, Other: Philadelphia, PA
2010 - 2010 The Cute Factor
Format: Staged reading, Venue: The Shubin Theatre, Director: Lise Raven, Author: Josh McIlvain, Role: Jerry (lead), Other: Philadelphia, PA
2010 - 2010 Making the Sale
Format: Staged reading, Venue: The Shubin Theatre, Director: Lise Raven, Author: Susan Goodell, Role: Mr. Twivel (lead)
2010 - 2010 The Fear of Intimacy
Format: Staged reading, Venue: The Shubin Theatre, Director: Lise Raven, Author: Eric Balchunas, Role: Bill (lead)
2010 - 2010 Stainless
Format: Staged reading, Venue: The Shubin Theatre, Director: Frank Brückner, Author: Alex Wilkie, Role: Jack Facilli, Other: Philadelphia, PA
2010 - 2010 The Language of Love
Format: Staged reading, Venue: The Arts Bank, Director: Lise Raven, Author: Will Packard, Role: Mark, Other: Philadelphia, PA
2010 - 2010 The Trap
Format: Staged reading, Venue: The Arts Bank, Director: Frank Brückner, Author: Josh McIlvain, Other: Philadelphia, PA
2009 - 2009 Teenager: Anne Frank
Format: Theatre, Description: Philly Fringe Festival; Theatre Inbetween, Venue: The Parkway House, 13th Floor, Director: Frank Brückner, Author: Anne Frank, Other: Philadelphia, PA, Link: http://www.theatreinbetween.com/blog/
2009 - 2009 Iskander
Format: Staged reading, Venue: Walking Fish Theatre, Director: Gerald van Wilgen, Author: Gerald van Wilgen, Role: King William (lead), Other: Philadelphia, PA
2008 - 2008 Healing (World premiere)
Format: Staged reading, Description: English language, Venue: English Theater Berlin, Director: Brian Loughnane, Author: Brian Loughnane, Role: Greg Turnbull, Link: http://www.etberlin.de
2005 - 2005 Der Krieger / The Warrior (World premiere)
Format: Theater / Monologue, Venue: ACUD Theater, Berlin, Director: Brian Bell, Author: Brian Bell, Role: US Soldier in Iraq, Link: http://www.acud.de
2003 - 2003 Galanacht
Format: Theater, Venue: Komödie am Kurfürstendamm, Berlin, Director: Martin Wölffer, Author: Werner Schneyder, Role: Dr. Brandeisen
2003 - 2003 Remembering Felix
Format: Staged reading with chamber orchestra, Description: English language, Venue: Neue Synagoge, Berlin, Director: Vladimir Stoupel , Author: Robert Starer, Role: Narrator, Other: Jewish Festival Berlin / Jüdische Kulturtage Berlin
2001 - 2001 Leonce und Lena
Format: Theater, Venue: Stadttheater Fürth, Bayrische Theatertage Ingolstadt, Director: Christian Schidlowsky, Author: Georg Büchner, Role: Leonce (Lead), Other: „Over and over again Frank Brückner (Leonce) shows how wonderful Büchner´s dreamy diction can be.“ (DONAUKURIER, Ingolstadt)
2001 - 2001 Gelbsucht
Format: Theater, Venue: Berlin, Zurich (Festival „Hope & Glory“) , Director: Daniela Kranz / Jenke Nordalm, Author: Margarete Obexer, Role: Thorwald (Lead), Other: „Tension rises when Frank Brückner as Thorwald climbs onto the chair,...“ (FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG )
2000 - 2000 Much Ado About Nothing (Viel Lärm um Nichts)
Format: Theater, Venue: Grenzlandtheater, Aachen, Director: Manfred Langner, Author: William Shakespeare, Role: Claudio
1999 - 1999 Killer Joe
Format: Theater, Venue: Vagantenbühne, Berlin, Director: Folke Braband, Author: Tracy Letts, Role: Chris (Lead), Other: „Frank Brückner as Chris authentically plays the hunted personality of his character...“ (RADIO KULTUR, SFB / ORB)
1998 - 2003 Fossils
Format: Theater, Description: English language, Venue: Platypustheater, Berlin, Director: Peter Scollin, Role: Franky (Lead)
1998 - 1999 Class Enemy (Klassenfeind)
Venue: Vagantenbühne, Berlin, Director: Folke Braband, Author: Nigel Williams, Role: Kolloss (Nipper), Other: „Frank Brückner´s Kolloss: A boy vibrating with sexual inhibition.“
(BERLINER MORGENPOST)
1997 - 1997 La nuit juste avant les forêts (Die Nacht kurz vor den Wäldern)
Format: Theater, Venue: Residenztheater, Vienna, Director: Kurt Blauensteiner, Author: Bernard-Marie Koltès, Role: Monologue of 90 minutes, Other: „The young, concentrated actor Frank Brückner moves on stage as if in a cage. Like an autistic person he seems to hold endless soliloquies.“ (FALTER, Vienna)
1997 - 1997 Die Räuber
Format: Theater, Venue: Prison, Berlin-Tegel, Director: Roland Brus, Author: Friedrich Schiller, Role: Karl Moor (Lead), Other: „Frank Brückner presents the perfect illusion of an amateur actor who was accidentally dragged onto the stage, and just as masterfully he gradually destroys this illusion.“ (TIP, Berlin)
1997 - 1997 A Midsummernight's Dream (Ein Sommernachtstraum)
Format: Open air theater, Venue: Freilichtbühne Spandau, Berlin, Director: Matthias Diem, Author: William Shakespeare, Role: Puck, Other: „...the constantly dashing goblin (Frank Brückner as Puck) did not need a magic potion to carry the audience away.“ (BERLINER KURIER)
1997 - 1997 Das Spiel vom Fragen
Format: Theater, Venue: Altes Rathaus, Potsdam, Director: Heike Ludwig, Author: Peter Handke, Role: Parzival (Lead), Other: „…But the highlights of the production are set by Frank Brückner, who plays Parzival. The intensity of his play of an autistic tension that escalates to helpless-brutal outbursts of fury while his pain is worsening and the gradual break up of this maltreated personality is really worth seeing.“ (POTSDAMER NEUESTE NACHRICHTEN)
1996 - 1997 Enger Ort
Format: Theater, Venue: Carrousel Theater, Berlin, Director: Jürgen Zielinski, Author: Michael Wildenhain, Role: Nummer Eins
1995 - 2003 On the run
Format: Theater, tour through Northern Italy (1999), Description: English language, Venue: Platypustheater, Berlin, Director: Detlef Wintzen, Author: Lindy Annis / ensemble, Role: Sam / Nigel (Leads), Other: „'Oh, he is so sweet', a girl sighs, when Sam (Frank Brückner enters the stage with a broad American accent and an elastic T-shirt, …“ (DER TAGESSPIEGEL)
1995 - 1995 Biloxi Blues
Format: Theater, Description: Germany tour, Venue: Magazin Theater, Berlin, Director: Folke Braband, Author: Neil Simon, Role: Roy Selridge, Other: „Frank Brückner plays the rotten-toothed would-be-comedian Selridge.“ (Diepholzer Kreisblatt)
1994 - 1995 Barbarians (Barbaren)
Format: Theater, Description: Nominated for the Friedrich-Luft-Preis 1994/95, Venue: Vagantenbühne, Berlin, Director: Folke Braband, Author: Barry Keeffe, Role: Paul (Lead), Other: „...Paul (Frank Brückner), the boaster, agitator, leader, seducer...“
(BERLINER MORGENPOST, nomination for the Friedrich-Luft-award)
1994 - 1994 Nachtgefangen (World premiere)
Format: Staged reading, Venue: Maxim-Gorki-Theater, Berlin, Director: Friedemann Felger, Author: Michel Azama, Role: Jo (Lead), Link: http://081702.firma.cc/drame/daten/galerie/nachtgefangen/01.php
1994 - 1994 König Ubu / Ubu Roi
Format: Theater, Venue: BAT Studiobühne, Berlin, Director: Claudia Bauer, Author: Alfred Jarry, Role: Bubelas
1993 - 1993 Armut, Reichtum, Mensch und Tier
Format: Theater, Venue: Studiobühne, Berlin, Director: Andrea Vilter, Author: Hanns Henny Jahnn, Role: Manao Vinje (Lead)
1992 - 1993 Skins
Format: Theater, Venue: Kampnagelfabrik, Hamburg, Director: Jürgen Zielinski, Author: Trevor Griffiths, Role: Finn (Lead), Other: German language
1991 - 1991 Im Quadrat der Entfernung
Format: Theater, Description: World War ll letters, Venue: Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin, Director: Ingrid Hammer, Role: Werner Bergmann (Lead)

Music

Die Emilys
Description: Pop, Link: www.myspace.com/dieemilys
Chansonpunk
Description: Raw Pop Music
Frank Brückner / Solo
Description: Rock Pop / Rock'n Roll, Link: www.myspace.com/frankbrueckner
Frank-a-billy
Description: Rock & Roll, Link: www.myspace.com/frankabilly
Die Korrekten
Description: Acoustic Comedy Punk
Toxics
Description: Punk'n Roll

Other

2013 - 2013 Contact me directly:
Description: frank@kinderwaldfilm.com, Link: www.kinderwaldfilm.com
2009 U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card, Work Permit) SAG eligible.
Description: German passport. Eligible to work in all European Union countries.
1999 - 2012 Voice Over Artist
Description: Selection: DeutschlandFunk, Volvo, Gilette, WDR, BR, SFB, Max-Planck-Society, audio books, games..., Director: Various