Louis Hofmann was born on June 3, 1997, in Bensberg, a district of Bergisch-Gladbach, and grew up in Cologne. A German actor who made a name for himself playing Tom Sawyer in the German adaptations of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huck Finn is Louis Hofmann.
Louis Hofmann can fluently speak in English and French. Louis Hofmann has an older brother.
He first gained attention as the lead actor in German movie Tom Sawyer(2011) and won the Bodil Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as a teenage German POW in Danish film, Land of Mine(2015). And Louis is also known for a great role in German Netflix Original series, Dark in 2017 and Red Sparrow in 2018.
|Birth Date||3 June, 1997|
|Birth Place||Mönchengladbach, Germany|
|Active Year||Since 2006|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches|
|Hair Color||Honey Brown|
|Sibling||Brother (name not known)|
|Net Worth||US $ 8 Million|
Service Zeit, an evening magazine program on WDR Fernsehen television network was his first experience in front of the camera. He appeared in the section of the program which tested family recreational activities. After working for two and half years there, Louis decided to enter in film line as an actor and applied to an agency. Agentur Schwarz subsequently represented him.
In 2009 he appeared in TV movie Tod in Istanbul, and he performed in Weisberg and Alarm for Cobra 11 in 2010. After these all efforts, he finally gets his first cinematic leading role in Tom Sawyer directed by Hermine Huntgeburth in 2011 by the German film adaptation of the classic Mark Twain novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Leon Seidel played the role of Huck Finn, sang on the soundtrack of the movie in the song, “Going Barefoot.”
The sequel to Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huck Finn was released on 20 December 2012 in German cinema. Hofmann played as a guest-starring role in an episode of the Television series Stolberg in 2013 and same year 24 October he appeared in the comedy show The Nearly Perfect Man.
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Hofmann cast as Jonas Kahnwald in Dark(2016), a supernatural thriller released on Netflix on 1 December 2017 and second season in 2018.
• Hofmann’s first international role as a German prisoner of war in the Danish-German co-production Land of Mine earned him the Best Supporting Actor prize at Denmark’s Bodil Prize
• A European Shooting Stars Award at Berlinale in 2017 by the European Film Promotion organization for a coming of age romantic drama film directed by Jakob M. Erwa
• 2018 Grimme-Preis (Darstellung) (Dark)
• In 2016 German Actors Award in the newcomer category
• 2016 Sonderpreis „Jaeger-LeCoultre Hommage a den Deutschen Film” (Land of mine)
• Danish critics award BODIL – Best supporting actor (Land of mine)
• 6th Beijing International Film Festival – Best leading actor (Land of mine)
• Deutscher Schauspielerpreis – Nachwuchs (Freistatt)
• In 2015 movie Sanctuary directed by Marc Brummund role as Wolfgang earned him the 2015 Bavarian Film Prize as the Best Newcomer Actor
• 2015 Tokyo International Film Festival – Best Male Acting (Land of mine)
• Nominierung Günter-Strack-Fernsehpreis (Das Zeugenhaus)
• Festival International du Film de Waterloo – Bester Schauspieler (Freistatt)
• 2014 Bayerischer Filmpreis – Bester Nachwuchsdarsteller (Freistatt)
• 2012 BUNTE New Faces Award – Bestes Jugendtalent (Tom Sawyer)
Movies of Louis Hofmann
- DARK 2 series, directed by Baran Bo Odar
2. DEUTSCHSTUNDE cinema, directed by Christian Schwochow
- THE WHITE CROW cinema, directed by Ralph Fiennes
2. PRÉLUDEcinema, directed by Sabrina Sarabi
3. RED SPARROW cinema, directed by Francis Lawrence
- DARK series, directed by Baran bo OdarGRIMME-PREIS (DARSTELLUNG) 2018
2. LYSIScinema, directed by Rick Ostermann
3. LOMMBOCKcinema, directed by Christian Zübert
4. YOU ARE WANTED series, directed by Matthias Schweighöfer
5. SCHULD IItv miniseries, directed by Hannu Salonen und Maris Pfeiffer
6. 1000 ARTEN DEN REGEN ZU BESCHREIBENcinema, directed by Isabel Prahl
- DAS WEISSE KANINCHEtv movie, directed by Florian Schwarz
2. DIE MITTE DER WELT cinema, directed by Jakob M. Erwa
3. ALONE IN BERLIN / JEDER STIRBT FÜR SICH ALLEIN cinema, directed by Vincent Perez
- LAND OF MINE cinema, directed by Martin P. ZandvlietTOKYO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – BEST MALE ACTING 2015DANISH CRITICS AWARD BODIL – BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR 2016SONDERPREIS „JAEGER-LECOULTRE HOMMAGE AN DEN DEUTSCHEN FILM” 20166 TH BEIJING INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – BEST LEADING ACTOR 2016
2. DAS ZEUGENHAUStv movie, directed by Matti GeschonneckNOMINIERUNG GÜNTER-STRACK-FERNSEHPREIS 2015
- SOKO KÖLN – DER STILLE MORDtv movie, directed by Daniel Helfer
2. FREISTATTcinema, directed by Marc BrummundDEUTSCHER SCHAUSPIELERPREIS – NACHWUCHS 2016FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM DE WATERLOO – BESTER SCHAUSPIELER 2015BAYERISCHER FILMPREIS – BESTER NACHWUCHSDARSTELLER 2014
- STOLBERG – DER VERLORENE SOHNtv-series, directed by Michael Schneider
- HUCK FINNcinema, directed by Hermine Huntgeburth
2. DER FAST PERFEKTE MANNcinema, directed by Vanessa Jopp
- TOM SAWYERCinema, directed by Hermine HuntgeburthBUNTE NEW FACES AWARD – BESTES JUGENDTALENT 2012
2. WELLSBURG – AUS MANGEL AN BEWEISENtv movie, directed by Hans-Günther Bückling
- TOD IN ISTANBULtv movie, directed by Matti Geschonneck
2. DANNI LOWINSKI – HUNDELEBENxx, directed by Richard Huber
3. DER VERLORENE VATERTV movie, directed by Hermine Huntgeburth
Louis Hofmann is very hidden with regards to his relationship and issue; he likes to keep his private life as confidential as would be prudent. With just constrained data accessible we can accept that he is single right now.
Hofmann adores playing piano and frequently shares his piano pictures on his Instagram where he has 135k+followers. He has a Yorkshire Terrier hound with whom he wants to invest his recreation energy. He has a cat additionally.
Things only few knows about Louis Hofmann
1. Louis decided to became an actor when he was 11
2. Louis won the best supporting actor in ‘Danish Oscars’
3. In 2017 his career take off
4. Eddie Redmayne and Leonardo DiCaprio are his favorite actors 5. Ralph Fiennes next film
Louis Hofmann’s Net Worth is estimated to be US $ 8 Million
Social Media Links
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