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Fahri Yardım

Fahri Yardım

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    • January 1st, 1980
Fahri Yardim was born in Hamburg, Germany, the son of an academic family of Turkish extraction. Performing on stage in school productions he developed his love of acting. He trained at the Hamburger Bühnenstudio der darstellenden Künste (Hamburg Stage Studio of the Performing Arts) and appeared in theatre productions in Berlin and Hamburg. Fahri represents a generation that focuses on character rather than nationality. He is a naturalist who avoids ethnic stereotype, and his versatility is mirrored in his choice of roles: He portrayed an Anatolian in Almanya - Willkommen in Deutschland (2011), a Greek in Kebab Connection (2004), a German Sinte in Chiko(2008), a German in Mogadischu (2008), and a woman in Unter Frauen (2012). His most memorable roles include the Brunswick-set film 66/67 - Fairplay war gestern(2009). 2012 proved to be a peak year allowing him to demonstrate the range of his talent and his powerful, committed, discursive and nuanced personality. He played a priest in Marcus H. Rosenmüller's Wer's glaubt, wird selig (2012), an artist in Marc Rothemund's Mann tut was Mann kann (2012), a paramedic in Lars Becker's ZDF thrillerDie Geisterfahrer (2012), a doctor in the ProSieben crime drama Kreutzer kommt ... ins Krankenhaus (2012) and a detective in the Sat.1 thriller drama Hannah Mangold & Lucy Palm (2011). In 2013 he will appear with Ben Kingsley in the international movie version of Der Medicus (2013). In Austria he is a regular in the ORF police drama CopStories. And in March of 2013 he was Til Schweiger's partner in the first of several projected Tatort (1970) episodes.

Filmography

Acting (25 Credits)

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2018Cut Off as Ender Müller
2018Don't. Get. Out! as Omar Cicek
2018Dogs of Berlin as Erol Birkan
2017Godless Youth as Lehrer
2016Nick: Off Duty as Yalcin Gümer
2016Vier gegen die Bank as Obdachloser
2015Half Brothers as Yasin Lerchenfeld
20158 Seconds as Mo
2014Irre sind männlich as Daniel
2014Head Full of Honey as Erdal
2013The Physician as Davout Hosein
2012Men Do What They Can as Bronko Steiner
2012Wer's glaubt, wird selig as Pater Paolo Barsotti
2012Schutzengel
2011Almanya: Welcome to Germany as Hüseyin
2011Kokowääh as Pizzabote
2011Men in the City 2 as Vater Loco
2009Gravity as Chef im Lager
2009Men in the City as Loco
2008Chiko as Curly
2008Mogadischu as Michael Libal
20081½ Knights - In Search of the Ravishing Princess Herzelinde as Herold
2007Rabbit Without Ears as Mucki
2006Wo ist Fred? as Mehmet
2004Kebab Connection as Lefty

Himself (1 Credits)

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2017Jerks as Self

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