Schilling grew up in Berlin-Mitte as the son of two cartographers . At the age of six he was brought to his first audition by his mother, after which he appeared in the GDR film Hour of Truth (1988). The director Thomas Heise was looking for children in Schilling's school to appear in the play Im Schlagschatten des Mondes , the then twelve-year-old completed a casting and was then hired for the play. At the Berliner Ensemble he has performed in the next four years in other pieces. Werner Schroeter cast him in Monsieur Verdoux , Carmen-Maja Antoni in Der Ingwertopf , BK Tragelehn in the life of Galilei and Stephan Lose in Kleist's Prince of Homburg . Schilling originally wanted to study painting, but then stuck to acting.
After a few roles in the theater, he first played in the Tatort episode Children of Violence . He passed his Abitur in 2001 at the John Lennon Grammar School in Berlin. His breakthrough came in 2000 alongside Robert Stadlober in the film Crazy based on the novel by Benjamin Lebert . Together with Robert Stadlober, Schilling also made the film Waste Your Youth in 2003 and Black Sheep in 2006 (Tom Schilling and Robert Stadlober play two Berlin students here). In Napola - Elite for the Führer , he played the second leading role alongside Max Riemelt . In 2006 he received a scholarship to the Lee Strasberg Drama School in New York. In the same year he became the father of a son.
In 2008 he also starred in Leander Haussmann's comedy Robert Zimmermann Wonders About Love . In 2009 he was seen as a young Adolf Hitler in Mein Kampf , a film loosely based on George Tabori 's play of the same name (alongside Götz George ). Directed by Urs Odermatt .
In 2012, Schilling earned recognition for the lead role in Jan-Ole Gerster's tragic comedy Oh Boy . For his portrayal of the aimless Berlin dropout Niko, he received a second Bavarian Film Prize, the German Film Prize, and was nominated for the German Film Critics' Prize. Schilling was also nominated for the European Film Prize 2014 in the category of best actor for this role .
On November 14, 2013 he was awarded a Bambi .
Schilling lives in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg . His second son was born in the early summer of 2014, the first child together for Schilling and his partner, the producer Annie Schilling (née Mosebach). Their daughter was born in early 2017. In spring 2019, Schilling married his long-time partner.
He is a member of the Federal Drama Association (BFFS).
In addition to his acting activities, Tom Schilling is also the singer of the band "Tom Schilling & The Jazz Kids", which started its first tour in May 2017.
- 1988: moment of truth
- 1996: Hello, Uncle Doc! (TV series, episode open to the arena )
- 1998: The hot pleasure (short film)
- 1999: Tatort - Children of Violence (TV series)
- 1999: Land of milk and honey
- 2000: Crazy
- 2000: Heaven can wait
- 2001: Tatort - You are dead!
- 2001: heart in your head
- 2002: Fetish (short film)
- 2002: Mehmet (short film)
- 2002: Key Children (short film)
- 2002: Because I'm good
- 2002: Sissy (short film)
- 2003: waste your youth
- 2004: Agnes and his brothers
- 2004: first person shooter
- 2004: Short - The Film
- 2004: Napola - Elite for the leader
- 2005: The final battle
- 2005: Tatort - Where's Max Gravert?
- 2006: elementary particles
- 2006: The Enemy Within ( Joy Division )
- 2006: Black Sheep
- 2006: Wigald (short film)
- 2007: Pornorama
- 2007: KDD - Criminal Continuous Service (TV series, 5 episodes)
- 2007: Off the track
- 2007: simple people
- 2007: Why men don't listen and women don't park well
- 2008: Robert Zimmermann wonders about love
- 2008: Tatort - The early farewell
- 2008: murder confession
- 2008: The Baader Meinhof complex
- 2009: my fight
- 2009: Bloch (TV series, episode Death of a Friend )
- 2010: Ken Follett's Ice Fever
- 2010: Tatort - At the end of the day
- 2010: Me, Ringo and the gateway to the world
- 2010: SOKO Cologne (TV series, episode A Bund fürs Leben )
- 2011: Police Call 110 - The Prodigal Daughter (TV series)
- 2011: crime scene - outcrossing
- 2012: Oh boy
- 2012: Ludwig II.
- 2012: The Adlon. A family saga (three-part TV series, 2 episodes)
- 2013: Shark alarm at Müggelsee
- 2013: Our mothers, our fathers (three-part TV series)
- 2013: Woyzeck
- 2014: Who Am I - No system is safe
- 2014: The Art of Loving (Posthumous)
- 2015: Woman in Gold (Woman in gold)
- 2015: Suite française - Melody of Love (Suite française)
- 2015: Death to the hippies !! Long live punk
- 2016: At a short distance
- 2016: The Victims - Don't Forget Me (TV three-part)
- 2017: The Same Sky (TV three-part)
- 2018: work without an author
- 2019: Brecht (two-part TV series)
- 2019: The goldfish
- 2019: TKKG
- 2019: Lara
- 2003: The Mórrígan Pack (Pidge)
- 2003: The Secret of the Hidden Island
- 2003: Hanni and Nanni and their guests (Peter)
- 2008: 19 minutes by Jodi Picoult ( audio book , character narrator: Peter Houghton), the audio publisher , ISBN 978-3867172523
- 2011: Overnight (Jan) by Johanna Steiner
- 2012: When I left my parents by Michel Rostain (audio book)
- 2012: Christoph Buggert : Domino - Director: Walter Adler (radio play - MDR / WDR)
- 2014: Tom Peukert Autsystem (Jan Lanbecker) - Director: Nikolai von Koslowski ( Radio-Tatort - RBB)
- 2014: In Stahlgewittern by Ernst Jünger (audio book)
- 2017: Vilnius (ft. The Jazz Kids)
- 2000: Bavarian Film Award as Best Young Actor for Crazy
- 2005: Undine Award
- Best Teen Character Actor for Napola - Elite for the Leader
- Audience award
- 2008: German television crime award, special award for outstanding acting performance in Tatort - The early parting
- 2012: Internationales Filmfest Oldenburg : Seymour-Cassel-Award for outstanding acting performance in Oh Boy
- 2013: Bavarian Film Award in the Best Actor category for Oh Boy
- 2013: German Film Award in the Best Acting Performance category - male lead role for Oh Boy
- 2013: Bavarian TV Prize Special Jury Prize for the performance in Our Mothers, Our Fathers (together with Katharina Schüttler , Miriam Stein , Volker Bruch and Ludwig Trepte )
- 2013: Award from the German Academy for Television in the category “Actor Leading Role” for our mothers, our fathers
- 2013: Bambi in the category “Actor National” for Our Mothers, Our Fathers
- 2013: Tie Man of the Year
- Literature by and about Tom Schilling in the catalog of the German National Library
- Tom Schilling in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Tom Schilling at filmportal.de (with photo gallery)
- Tom Schilling in the German dubbing file
- FAZ.net: Interview (September 2014)
- Tom Schilling in the Munzinger Archive , accessed on March 29, 2013 ( beginning of article freely available)
- neon.de: I don't complain . Interview from August 16, 2007.
- European Film Academy European Film Awards Nominations for the European Film Awards 2013 , accessed on November 10, 2013.
- TV Today, supplement FF, here No. 7/2014
- Berlin film with Tom Schilling comes to US cinemas , accessed on July 7, 2014.
- Annie Schilling. Retrieved June 14, 2020 .
- Interview with Tom Schilling in the ZDF morning magazine March 27, 2017. (No longer available online.) March 27, 2017, archived from the original on April 2, 2017 ; Retrieved April 1, 2017 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- They got married. Retrieved June 14, 2020 .
- BFFS: List of Members , Bundesverband Schauspiel, bffs.de, accessed on December 14, 2015
- Waleczek, Agata: “There is something very melancholy in me” , from: Jetzt.de from April 21, 2017, accessed on October 3, 2018.
- version: FAS September 21, 2014, page 48
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German actor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 10, 1982|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Berlin|