Benjamin "Benno" Fürmann (born 17 January 1972) is a German film and television actor.

Benno Fürmann
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Benno Fürmann, January 2017
Born (1972-01-17) 17 January 1972 (age 48)

Life and workEdit

Fürmann was born in Berlin-Kreuzberg. By the age of 15 he had lost both his parents. At 17, he had a serious accident while train surfing, and had to spend six weeks in the hospital as a result. Fürmann left school after his Mittlere Reife and after that worked as a waiter and a bouncer. In 1991 he went to New York City and studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.




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