Gedeon Burkhard Biography

Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Wiki Biography: Born in Munich in 1969, Gedeon was raised bilingual (English & German). He was sent to boarding school in England at the age of 8 and transferred to American high school at the age of 12. Gedeon starred in his first movie (Aunt Maria) when he was 10, his second lead role followed one year later in the American / German co-production Blood and Honor (3 part mini series) as Hartmut Keller. By demand of the American and German Producers each scene was shot once in English and once in German, due to his bilingual upbringing, Gedeon was the only actor who did not have to be dubbed in either version. Gedeon continuously worked in various projects during school vacations until he dropped out of high school after 11th grade. At this time he concentrated on training for 2 years, attending musical school and taking speech and acting classes on the side. In 1988 Gedeon starred, next to Tony Curtis and Birol Head On by Fathi Akin), in the motion Picture Welcome to Germany which marked the beginning of his career as a grownup. Since then Gedeon has acted in numerous films, including Acting it Out (German film award/ Movie and Bavarian Film award/Actor) by acclaimed German director Wortman, Silence like Glass by Carl Schenkel and Making Up (Student Academy Award USA/German Film Award) by Katja von Garnier. He also starred in the internationally successful television series Detectiv Rex (sold to over 140 territories) and Kobra 11 (Action series, sold to over 120 territories). in 2006 Gedeon portrayed Henry Neumann, a Jewish boxer trapped in a boxcar with his family on the way to Auschwitz, in the motion picture The last Train. This challenging part, it seems, was the perfect preparation for the biggest opportunity in his career to date, the part of the Jewish Basterd (Will Wicky) in Quentin Tarantino's new movie Inglorious Basterds.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The New Adventures of Black Beauty 1990 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Welcome to Germany Janko 1988 Drama
Silence Like Glass Bud 1990 Drama
Sípová Ruzenka Princ viliam / johan 1991
Kleine Haie Ali 1992 Comedy
Making Up! Rene 1993 Comedy, Romance
Affären Thomas Prinz 1994 Comedy
Magenta 1996
Two Women, Two Men Luis 1998 Comedy
We'll Meet Again 2002
Yu Tom 2003
Der letzte Zug Henry Neumann 2006 Drama
Märzmelodie Florian 2008 Comedy, Musical
Inglourious Basterds Cpl. Wilhelm Wicki 2009 0, 0, Game Show
Wunderkinder Boris Brodsky 2011 Drama
Ludwig II Graf von Holnstein 2012 Biography, Drama, History
Kokowääh 2 Luc 2013 Comedy
Ohne Gnade Ronzo 2013 Comedy
The Key Tim 2014 Action, Horror, Mystery
Gefällt Mir Peter Jungbluth 2014 Horror, Thriller
Framed Agent Buckley 2016 Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Ronny & Klaid Bouncer 2016 Comedy
Lida Baarova Gustav Fröhlich 2016 Biography, Drama, Romance