Daniel Brühl

RUSH by Ron Howard.
For portraying Formula-One race car driver Niki Lauda in this film set in the 1970s about his rivalry with James Hunt played by Chris Hemsworth.

Golden Globes: This is his first nomination

Brühl had starred in European films like the German GOOD BYE, LENIN (2003), the French JOYEUX NOEL (2005), the Spanish SALVADOR (2006). He was cast by Quentin Tarantino in INGLORIOUS BASTERDS (2009). This year he also portrayed Daniel Domscheit-Berg, Julian Assange’s former Wikileaks partner in THE FIFTH ESTATE (2013) by Bill Condon.