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Maximilian Brückner, born 1979 in Munich, graduated from the renowned Otto-Falckenberg-Schule in Munich. He received his first engagement at Munich’s Volkstheater. Since then, he has won numerous awards, was highly praised by the press and has been in various TV and film productions.
Maximilian Brückner has already been part of the fixed cast at Munich’s Volkstheater during his education. He was one of few students, who was chosen in 2001 by artistic director Christian Stückl for „Sommerakademie für Bairisches Volksschauspiel“. In 2003, he had his first appearance on TV in „Männer häppchenweise“. In the two following years he was, besides his TV and movie roles, playing Mammon in „Jedermann“ at the Salzburger Festspielen. In 2004, he not only had his first screen appearance in the comedy „Allein“, but also his first role as a leading actor in „Männer wie wir“. The same year, Maximilian was in the successful and award winning Drama Sophie Scholl – Die letzten Tage“.
In 2006-2013 he followed Jochen Senf’s footsteps as „Franz Kappl“ in „Tatort“ and was Saarland’s new police commissioner and therefore one of „Tatort’s“ youngest commissioner of this crime series. In the same year, Maximilian also appeared in big cinema productions such as „Wer früher stirbt, ist länger tot“, „Kirschblüten-Hanami“ and „Selbstgespräche“, for which he received various awards. One of them was „Deutscher Shooting-Star“ for European films.
Further motion picture roles followed, examples being „Schwere Jungs“ or „Räuber Kneißel“. In 2011, the talented actor convinced as leading part in Tommy Jaud’s bestseller film adaptation „Resturlaub“ and played in Detlev Buck’s comedy „Rubbeldiekatz“. Along with Jannik Schümann, Maximilian appeared in 2013 on German screens in the drama „Spieltrieb“ and one year later again with another comedy „Und Äktschn“.
Maximilian Brückner was on television for a Miniseries called „Tannbach“, Sven Seligs „Es kommt noch besser“ and in Keith Winters „Die Insassen“.
Since 2015, he is playing the commissioner of the crime series „Schwarzach 23“. A year later, the diverse actor was in a crime drama miniseries of four parts in „Mörderisches Tal-Pregau“, broadcasted on the German channel ARD. Maximilian appeared in 2017 as quirky province mayor in the satiric and Bavarian drama series „Hindafing“. In the same year, he will portraying on ZDF, Martin Luther in „Zwischen Himmel & Hölle“
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