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Creator / Matthias Schweighöfer

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Matthias Schweighöfer (born March 11, 1981 in Anklam, then-East Germany) is a German actor, voice actor, film director, producer and Singer-Songwriter.

He is active in his native country since 1997, and he's been taking roles in English-speaking works since Valkyrie and The Red Baron. He made his directorial debut in 2011 with the romantic comedy What a Man, followed in 2013 by Schlussmacher (and starred in both). He created his own production firm, Pantaleon Films, in 2011. In 2017, he directed, produced and played the lead role in You Are Wanted, Amazon Studios' first non-English-language TV series.

In addition to starring in Zack Snyder's Netflix film Army of the Dead as safecracker Ludwig Dieter, he also directed and starred as the character in Army of Thieves, the prequel film to it about Ludwig's story before the Las Vegas heist.

He also founded a fashion label, German Garment, with TV host Joko Winterscheidt, and made his singer debut with a pop album in 2017, Lachen Weinen Tanzen.

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