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Helmut Berger is a Actor and Director Autrichien born on 29 may 1944 at Bad Ischl (Austria)

Helmut Berger

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Birth name Helmut Steinberger
Nationality Austria
Birth 29 may 1944 (76 years) at Bad Ischl (Austria)

Helmut Berger (born Helmut Steinberger; 29 May 1944) is an Austrian film and television actor. He is most famous for his work with Luchino Visconti, particularly in his performance as King Ludwig II of Bavaria in Ludwig, for which he received a special David di Donatello award, and his performance in The Damned for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.

He appears primarily in European cinema, but has also acted in American productions such as The Godfather Part III.

Biography

Berger is openly bisexual. He was in a long-term relationship with Visconti. He married Italian writer Francesca Guidato on 19 November 1994. The couple are separated.

Best films

Ludwig (1973)
(Actor)
The Damned (1969)
(Actor)

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Filmography of Helmut Berger (45 films)

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Liberté
Liberté (2019)
, 2h12
Directed by Albert Serra
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Horror, Historical
Actors Helmut Berger, Iliana Zabeth
Roles Duke of Walchen
Rating47% 2.3830052.3830052.3830052.3830052.383005
Madame de Dumeval, le duc de Tesis et le duc de Wand, libertins expulsés de la cour puritaine de Louis XVI, recherchent l’appui du légendaire duc de Walchen, séducteur et libre penseur allemand, esseulé dans un pays où règnent hypocrisie et fausse vertu. Leur mission : exporter en Allemagne le libertinage, philosophie des Lumières fondée sur le rejet de la morale et de l’autorité, mais aussi, et surtout, retrouver un lieu sûr où poursuivre leurs jeux dévoyés.
Timeless
Timeless (2016)
, 1h49
Directed by Alexander Tuschinski
Actors Helmut Berger, Harry Lennix, Rick Shapiro, Angus Macfadyen, Zachi Noy
Rating54% 2.7164152.7164152.7164152.7164152.716415
The film is about a young man, Arnold Richter, who suddenly travels in time from Germany 1932 to a near-future where a new dictatorship rises. There, he gets involved in many different events and adventures, which lead to a full-blown revolution being started.
Saint Laurent, 2h30
Directed by Bertrand Bonello
Origin France
Genres Drama, Biography, Documentary
Themes La mode, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Gaspard Ulliel, Léa Seydoux, Jérémie Rénier, Louis Garrel, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Amira Casar
Roles Yves Saint Laurent en 1989
Rating62% 3.1018753.1018753.1018753.1018753.101875
La vie d'Yves Saint Laurent, majoritairement entre 1967 et 1976, période « sombre » du couturier avec ses tourments professionnels et affectifs ainsi que sur ses relations avec le dandy Jacques de Bascher et celui qui est déjà son compagnon, Pierre Bergé. Le film se concentre sur ses méthodes de travail, sa rencontre avec ses deux muses, Loulou de la Falaise et Betty Catroux, les excès de ses nuits durant lesquelles le couturier sort beaucoup, mais surtout sur l'isolement quotidien et la pression exercée sur Saint Laurent.
The Last Summer of the Rich, 1h22
Directed by Peter Kern
Origin Austria
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Amira Casar, Winfried Glatzeder, Nicole Beutler, Helmut Berger, Margarete Tiesel
Rating57% 2.8936052.8936052.8936052.8936052.893605
Les soirées de la haute société viennoise comprennent sexe, drogues, alcool et jeunes femmes.
The Devil's Violinist, 2h2
Directed by Bernard Rose
Origin German
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical theatre
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about classical music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Jared Harris, Joely Richardson, Ben Cura, Christian McKay, Veronica Ferres, Helmut Berger
Roles Lord Burghersh
Rating61% 3.053423.053423.053423.053423.05342
The film chronicles the life of Italian violinist and composer Niccolò Paganini, who rose to fame as a virtuoso in the early 19th Century. It begins with his youth as a childhood violinist pushed by his demanding father through his beginnings in Italy and then to his performances and acclaim in London under the guidance of the mysterious Urbani.
The Revenge of the Whore, 1h59
Directed by Hansjörg Thurn
Origin German
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Actors Alexandra Neldel, Götz Otto, Esther Schweins, Nadja Becker, Helmut Berger, Bert Tischendorf
Roles Graf Sokolny
Rating48% 2.43752.43752.43752.43752.4375
Marie played by Alexandra Neldel and her husband Michel Adler played by Bert Tischendorf have a happy life until Michel has to go to war against the Hussites for König Sigismund but does not come back. Marie does not believe that he is dead and starts her journey to find out what really happened to him.
Iron Cross
Iron Cross (2009)
, 2h10
Origin United-kingdom
Themes Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Roy Scheider, Scott Cohen, Helmut Berger, Mónica Cruz, Sarah Bolger, Anna Polony
Roles Shrager / Vogler
Rating54% 2.7351452.7351452.7351452.7351452.735145
Joseph (Roy Scheider) a retired New York police officer and Holocaust survivor, travels to Nuremberg to visit his son Ronnie (Scott Cohen) years after turning his back on him for rejecting a promising career in the NYPD and marrying a local artist, Anna (Calita Rainford). No sooner does Joseph attempt to heal the rift with Ronnie then he swears that living in the apartment above, under the false name of Shrager, is the now aging SS Commander (Helmut Berger) who slaughtered his entire family during World War II. With little hope of seeing him stand trial, Joseph talks Ronnie into exacting justice - and vengeance - and together they set out to kill him.
Initiation
Initiation (2009)
, 1h35
Directed by Peter Kern
Origin Austria
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Helmut Berger
Roles Gustav Tritzinsky
Rating52% 2.640122.640122.640122.640122.64012
Gustav Tritzinsky, 80 ans, tient à Vienne une blanchisserie depuis des décennies. Il vit dans un appartement au-dessus avec la personne trans Jacob. Une nuit, Gustav soupçonne un cambrioleur, mais le présumé cambrioleur fuit la police mais se blesse. Ce jeune homme, Axel, a rejoint les néo-nazis et a été contraint de poignarder un travailleur social. Gustav le prend dans ses bras, lui propose de le soigner et lui offre un lit.
Honey Baby
Honey Baby (2006)
, 1h45
Directed by Mika Kaurismäki
Origin Finlande
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films based on mythology, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology
Actors Henry Thomas, Irina Björklund, Helmut Berger, Kari Väänänen, Kai Wiesinger
Roles Karl / Hades
Rating57% 2.861752.861752.861752.861752.86175
Un artiste sans le sou s'entiche d'une jeune mariée aux noces de laquelle il aurait dû jouer de la musique. Ensemble, ils vont parcourir l'immense URSS, passant par l'expérience d'un cirque ambulant, avant de redécouvrir le bordel pour riches dont elle avait été sortie en vue du mariage avec un riche truand.
The Bodyguard
Directed by Markus Imboden
Origin German
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Actors Ulrike Folkerts, Barbara Rudnik, Peter Kremer, Helmut Berger
Roles Peter Dengler
Rating67% 3.362783.362783.362783.362783.36278
Mona, la garde du corps, est chargée de protéger la personnalité politique Johanna, qui s’est lancée dans l’industrie du tabac.
Jackie Brown, 2h34
Directed by Quentin Tarantino
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Mob film, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster, Bridget Fonda, Michael Keaton, Robert De Niro
Roles Nanni Vitali
Rating74% 3.7486253.7486253.7486253.7486253.748625
Jackie Brown (Pam Grier) is a flight attendant for a small Mexican airline, the latest step down for her career, since she used to work for larger airlines. To make ends meet, she smuggles money from Mexico into the United States for Ordell Robbie (Samuel L. Jackson), a black-market gun runner living in the Los Angeles area under the ATF's close watch, forcing him to use couriers.
L'Affaire Dreyfus
Directed by Yves Boisset
Genres Historical
Actors Thierry Frémont, Pierre Arditi, Helmut Berger, Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Christian Brendel, Laura Morante
Roles Schwarzkoppen
Rating69% 3.482143.482143.482143.482143.48214
Durant l'été 1894, l'état-major français découvre l'existence d'un traître. Alsacien et juif, l'officier français Alfred Dreyfus fait un coupable idéal. Par manque de preuves pertinentes, le Ministère de la Guerre crée un faux document l'accablant. Jugé et condamné, Dreyfus est déporté sur l'île du Diable.
The Godfather: Part III, 2h43
Directed by Francis Ford Coppola
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Mob film, Action, Crime
Themes Films about immigration, Mafia films, Seafaring films, Films about religion, Transport films, Gangster films
Actors Al Pacino, Andy García, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Sofia Coppola, Eli Wallach
Roles Frederick Keinszig
Rating75% 3.798873.798873.798873.798873.79887
In 1979, as Michael Corleone is approaching 60, he regrets his ruthless rise to power, and is especially guilt-ridden for having his brother, Fredo, murdered. He has semi-retired from the Mafia, leaving the Corleone family's criminal interests under enforcer Joey Zasa's control. Michael uses his tremendous wealth and power in an attempt to rehabilitate his reputation via numerous charitable acts. Michael and Kay divorced in 1960, and Kay was given custody of their children, Anthony and Mary.