Armin Mueller Stahl

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Happy birthday Armin Mueller Stahl 17 December 1930!

He appeared in such films as Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s Lola (trailer) (1981),
Veronika Voss (1982),

Andrzej Wajda’s A Love in Germany (1984),
Angry Harvest (Agnieszka Holland)
Shine (trailer) and
Eastern Promises (trailer)

Armin directed Conversation with the Beast and we found out that he is in Thomas Mann’s Buddenbrooks. (via Arts 21 clip above)

Berlin film honors him

Celebrating the 50-year career of the Oscar-nominated star, the Berlinale, which ranks among the top three European film festivals, hailed Mueller-Stahl as an “extraordinary artist.”
“Today Armin Mueller-Stahl is celebrating his 80th birthday. We wish him the very best and are delighted we’ll be awarding this extraordinary artist the Honorary Golden Bear … in February,” said festival director Dieter Kosslick.