Austrian movie stars born in 1971

Here are 5 famous actors from Austria were born in 1971:

Simon Schwarz

Simon Schwarz (January 10, 1971 Vienna-) otherwise known as Simon Shvarts or Simon Black is an Austrian actor.

He began his acting career in the late 1990s and has since appeared in numerous films, TV series, and theater productions. One of his most notable roles was in the 2014 film "Fading Gigolo" where he starred alongside John Turturro and Woody Allen.

Aside from his work as an actor, Schwarz is also known for his activism and humanitarian efforts. He has served as an ambassador for various organizations focused on helping refugees and raising awareness about the ongoing plight of refugees around the world. Additionally, he is a patron of multiple charities that work to improve the lives of children and families in need.

Despite being relatively unknown outside of Austria, Schwarz is widely respected and revered in his home country for his talents as an actor and his commitment to making a difference in the world.

Markus Schleinzer

Markus Schleinzer (November 8, 1971 Vienna-) otherwise known as Marcus Schleinzer is an Austrian actor and casting director.

He is also a film director and screenwriter known for his controversial and thought-provoking works such as the 2011 film "Michael". Schleinzer has been active in the film industry since the 1990s and has collaborated with several acclaimed directors including Michael Haneke, Ulrich Seidl and Jessica Hausner. In addition to his film work, Schleinzer has also directed several theater productions and teaches acting at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. Schleinzer's works have been widely praised for their exploration of difficult and taboo subjects, as well as their unique and innovative approach to storytelling.

Lukas Miko

Lukas Miko (April 4, 1971 Vienna-) is an Austrian actor.

He started his acting career in theater and later transitioned to TV and film. Miko has acted in numerous Austrian and German films including "Breathing" and "The Robber". He gained international recognition for his role in the Academy Award-winning film "The Counterfeiters". Miko has won several awards for his acting, including the Romy Award for Best Leading Actor in a TV film. In addition to acting, Miko is also a musician and has released several albums.

Julian Weigend

Julian Weigend (August 27, 1971 Graz-) a.k.a. Julian Weigand is an Austrian actor.

He started his acting career in theater and later transitioned to film and television. Weigend is best known for his portrayal of Hannes Bucher in the Austrian crime drama “Soko Kitzbühel” and his role as Dr. Joachim Haller in the medical drama series “In aller Freundschaft - Die jungen Ärzte". He has also appeared in several German productions such as “Tatort", “Der Bulle von Tölz”, and “Ein starkes Team". Weigend is multilingual and can speak English, Spanish, and French fluently. In addition to acting, he also works as a voice-over artist and has lent his voice to several audiobooks and video games.

Stefan Puntigam

Stefan Puntigam (October 25, 1971 Graz-) also known as Stefan Putigam is an Austrian actor.

He began his acting career in the early 1990s appearing in various theater productions in Graz. In 1995, he made his television debut in an episode of the Austrian crime drama series "Kommissar Rex". Since then, he has appeared in numerous TV shows and films including "Tatort", "Schnell ermittelt", and "Vier Frauen und ein Todesfall".

Aside from acting, Puntigam is also a trained singer and has released several albums as a singer-songwriter. In addition, he has also hosted various TV and radio shows in Austria.

Puntigam is known for his versatility as an actor and has won critical acclaim for his work in both dramatic and comedic roles. He has been nominated for the prestigious Romy Award multiple times and won in 2011 for his performance in the TV movie "Tod einer Brieftaube".

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