August Schmölzer, actor, Graz
  • actor
Acting age 50 to 68 Years


  • Showreel 2019

All videos

  • ERIK & ERIKA - R: Reinhold Bilgeri - 2018
  • DAS SACHER - IN BESTER GESELLSCHAFT - R: Robert Dornhelm - 2016 - ORF, ZDF
  • HORVATH'S LOS (WEBSERIE) - R: Bernhard Speer - 2016
  • TREIBJAGD IM DORF - R: Peter Keglevic - 2016 - ORF, ZDF
  • DIE TOTE AUS DER SCHLUCHT - R: Christian Theede - 2014 - ZDF
  • DR. ILLEGAL - R: Nora Fingscheidt - 2014
  • SCHINDLERS LISTE - R: Steven Spielberg - 1993

About August Schmölzer

August Schmölzer was born in 1958 as the son of a farming family in St. Stefan ob Stainz, in West Styria (Austria), where he works and lives as a freelance artist.

After completing his apprenticeship as a cook and theater and acting education, he completed his acting studies at the Art University in Graz.

• 2009 Nomination for the German Television Award
• 2010 nomination for the Bavarian Television Award as "Best Actor"
• 2012 nomination for the "Romy" as "Best Actor"

The initiated by him ORF / ZDF film series "The Stranger and the Village" 2015 was awarded not only with the Romy for the best screenplay, but is one of the most successful ORF crime series now in the third part.

Since 2010 he writes and speaks for the ORF-Styria socio-critical Radioessais ("Thoughts at the time").

In 2013, he was voted "Austrian of the Year" by the Austrian newspaper "Die Presse" for his humanitarian involvement with the "Gustl58 - Initiative for the Formation of the Heart", which he founded.

In January 2013, he was awarded the title "Professor" by the Federal President.

On 17 September 2015, the Styrian Parliament decided to award him the Grand Decoration of the Province of Styria.

August Schmölzer is the initiator and spokesman of the non-profit private foundation "Stieglerhaus" in his residence St. Stefan ob Stainz. This foundation has set itself the task of promoting culture and non-profit in this region.

Projects as actor

Erik & Erika
Feature FilmReinhold BilgeriHubert Grassl [SR]
2017Die Toten vom Bodensee - Der WiederkehrerTV-Movie (Series), ORF [at], ZDF [de]Hannu SalonenErnst Gschwendner [SR]
2016Inga Lindström - Tanz mit mirTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Matthias KiefersauerHans Stenmark [SR]
Horvath's Los (Webserie)
SeriesBernhard SpeerHerr Finsterer [LE]
Treibjagd im Dorf
TV-Movie (Series), ORF [at], ZDF [de]Peter KeglevicAnton Wolf [L]
Das Sacher - In bester Gesellschaft
TV Movie (multi-part), ORF [at], ZDF [de]Robert DornhelmFranz Sacher [L]
Ein Geheimnis im Dorf - Schwester und Bruder
TV-Movie (Series), ORF [at], ZDF [de]Peter KeglevicAnton Wolf [L]
Dr. Illegal
Series PilotNora FingscheidtUwe Wollner [L]
Die Tote aus der Schlucht
TV Movie, ZDF [de]Christian TheedeSusannes Vater [L]
2013FeuerwasserTV SeriesArman RiahiKarli Gregoritsch [SS]
2013Die Fremde und das DorfTV-Movie (Series), ORF [at], ZDF [de]Peter KeglevicAnton Wolf [L]
2013Die Toten vom BodenseeTV-Movie (Series), ORF [at], ZDF [de]Andreas LinkeErnst Gschwendner [SR]
2013Das kalte HerzTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Marc-Andreas BochertEzechiel [SR]
2013Kommissar Rex – EiszeitTV Movie, ORF [at], RAI [it]Erhard RiedlspergerHotelier Leopold Innerhofer [L]
2012Steirerkrimi - SteirerblutTV-Movie (Series), ORF [at]Wolfgang MurnbergerMatthias Leitgeb [L]
2012Die Landärztin - VergissmeinnichtTV-Movie (Series), ARD [de]Michael KreihslLeo [SR]
2012Lilly Schönauer - WeiberhaushaltTV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de], ORF [at]Karola HattopRuno [L]
2011Die Landärztin - Entscheidung des HerzensTV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], ORF [at]Sigi RothemundLeo [L]
2011So wie du bistTV Movie, MDR [de], ORF [at]Wolfgang MurnbergerAnwalt [SR]
2011Ludwig II.Feature FilmPeter SehrDr. von Gudden [SR]

Basic data

Height180 cm
Body typeaverage
Clothing size54
Ethnic appearanceWhite Central European
Hair colourdark blond
Hair lengthalmost bald head
Eye colourgreen-brown
LanguagesEnglish (Good), German (Native speaker)
DialectsAustrian (Native dialect), Bavarian
Voice typeBaritone
Immediate working areaGraz
1st residence (federal state or country)Austria - Styria