Mathieu Carrière

Mathieu Carrière (German: [maˈtjø kaˈʁjɛʁ] (listen); born 2 August 1950) is a German actor.

Mathieu Carrière
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Carrière in 2004
Born (1950-08-02) 2 August 1950 (age 72)
Hanover, West Germany
Years active1964–present
Children2, including Elena Carrière
ParentBern Carrière
RelativesMareike Carrière (sister)
Till Carrière (brother)


Carrière grew up in Berlin and Lübeck; he attended the Jesuit boarding school Lycée Saint-François-Xavier [fr] in Vannes, France, a school which had previously been attended by the director of Carrière's first major film, Volker Schlöndorff. In 1969, Carrière moved to Paris to study philosophy and continue his acting. Carrière is also a director and a writer and is known to fight for the rights of fathers. His sister Mareike Carrière was also an actress.

After playing the young Tonio at the age of 13 in Rolf Thiele's 1964 film Tonio Kröger, he played a main part in the 1966 German movie Der junge Törless (Young Törless). In 1980, he was a member of the jury at the 30th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

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  1. ^ "Berlinale 1980: Juries". Retrieved 15 August 2010.

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