1Place of Birth: Berlin, Germany
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Christian Berkel (born October 28, 1957) is a German actor.
Berkel was born in Berlin, Germany. His father was a military doctor.
From the age of 14 he lived in Paris where he took drama lessons with Jean-Louis Barrault and Pierre Berlin. He then trained at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin and appeared on stage in Augsburg, Düsseldorf, Munich, Vienna and at the Schiller Theatre, Berlin...