Hilmi Sözer

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Hilmi Sözer (born March 9, 1970 in Çubuk , Ankara ) is a German - Turkish actor and comedian .


Sözer was born near Ankara, grew up in Tönisberg and lived there until graduating from high school in 1990. This was followed by studying in Duisburg. He now lives in Cologne . He starred in Tom Gerhardt's comedies Voll normaaal (1994) and Ballermann 6 (1997), gave Robert Schneider's monologue Dreck , then played in Bully Herbig's Schuh des Manitu (2000), for which he received an award, and in Lars Becker's crime film Kanak Attack (2000).

He got his first contact with acting through a play on the subject of racism : The play Ab in den Orient Express was performed by the theater group of the Julius-Stursberg-Gymnasium in Neukirchen-Vluyn and Hilmi played a leading role in it. After several appearances in other plays, he finally found his way to film without having attended drama school.

Sözer was best known for his films with Tom Gerhardt and Bully Herbig and was also seen in films such as the road movie foreign tour (2000) and the TV comedy Meine Verrückte Türkische Hochzeit (2005), which was awarded a Grimme Prize . In 2007, Sözer took part in the controversial Tatort episode Whom Honor is Due .

In 2008 Sözer could be seen in Christian Petzold's Jerichow . The drama is about a soldier returning from Afghanistan who has an affair with a married woman. The film, with Benno Fürmann and Nina Hoss in other roles, was invited to the competition at the 65th Venice Film Festival in 2008 .

In 2009 Sözer played all of Schiller's works in the Altona Theater in Hamburg ... slightly abridged . In 2011 he was in the second full normaaal sequel Die Superbullen on the big screen and in the leading role of Stefan Kornatz 'TV film The End of a Mouse is the Beginning of a Cat .


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  1. To Jerichow! The daily mirror of July 30, 2008