Jonas Dassler • Actor
"Acting is for me to be there with your partner"
BERLINALE 2020: German actor Jonas Dassler, one of the 2020 Shooting Stars, talks to us about his work experience
(Portrait © EFP/Harald Fuhr)
Jonas Dassler was cast for his first feature film, We Are Fine, right before starting his studies at Berlin's Ernst Busch Academy. Next up was Julia Langhof's LOMO: The Language of Many Others [+see also:
film profile], for which he received the Götz-George Nachwuchspreis and Bavarian Film Award as Best Young Actor, an award he took home again for his work in Lars Kraume's The Silent Revolution [+see also:
film profile]. His performance in Fatih Akin's The Golden Glove [+see also:
interview: Fatih Akin
interview: Jonas Dassler
film profile] earned him a nomination for the German Film Award. Next up is a role in Lena Stahl's debut, Mein Sohn. Jonas is a member of the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin.