Oliver Masucci is a German actor. He is famous for his versatility as an actor, and his ability to portray complex characters with nuance and depth. He continues to work in film, television, and theater and is considered one of the most talented actors of his generation in Germany.
Oliver Masucci Biography
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Oliver Masucci was born on December 6, 1968, in Stuttgart, Germany. He grew up in a family of artists and musicians and initially pursued a career in music, playing in several rock bands. He is of Italian and German descent. He graduated in 1994 from the Berlin University of the Arts.
Masucci began his acting career in the mid-1990s, appearing in small roles in German television series such as “SK Kölsch” and “Alphateam”. He then went on to work in film, landing roles in the German movies “Der Krieger und die Kaiserin” and “Herz im Kopf”.
Masucci gained international recognition for his portrayal of the lead character in the German film “Look Who’s Back” (2015), which imagines what would happen if Adolf Hitler were to return to modern-day Germany. The film became a hit and was praised for its satirical and thought-provoking take on the rise of populism.
In addition to his work in film and television, Masucci is also a stage actor and has appeared in several productions at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg and the Schauspielhaus Zürich.
Masucci is married to Marie Baeumer and has three children.
Oliver Masucci Movies and TV Shows
Andy (1992), Schwarz greift ein – Schlag auf Schlag (1999), Die Manns – Ein Jahrhundertroman (2021), Madrid, The Red Jacket (2002), Wir können alles. Außer Hollywood: Independent Days Vol. 01. (2003), Blood of the Templars (2004), Cologne P.D. – Santa Mortale, SK Kölsch (2005), Crocodile Alert (2006), Volcano (2009), Was ihr won’t (2011), Look Who’s Back, Berlin One (2015), Die vierte Gewalt, Tatort: Zahltag, Winnetou (2016), 4 Blocks, Dark (2017), Dengler: Fremde Wasser, Spielmacher, Herrliche Zeiten, Never Look Away, Lysis (2018), When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (2019), Enfant Terrible (2020), Tribes of Europa, The Girlfriend Experience, Die Schachnovelle, The Royal Game (2021), Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, Day Shift (2022), The Palace, Herrhausen – Der Herr des Geldes (2023), Eine Billion Dollar, Shelter Me, 8 1/4 (TBA)
Oliver Masucci Awards / Nominations
Masucci won the 2021 Bavarian Film Awards for Best Actor and the German Film Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role. In 2018, he won the Grimme Award for Fiction, and lastly, in 2016 he won a Bambi Award.
Masucci’s other nominations include the German Film Awards, Golden Camera Germany, and German Film Critics Association Awards.
Oliver Masucci Net Worth
As of 2023, Oliver Masucci’s net worth is estimated at $5 million.