Benjamin Schnau, actor, speaker, voice actor, Berlin
  • Actor
  • speaker
  • voice actor

Basic data

LanguagesEnglish French German
DialectsAmerican (Standard), Berliners
SingingA cappella Beatboxing Soul / RnB
Skills (dance)Hip Hop
Skills (sports)boxing kick boxing soccer swimming
Immediate working areaBerlin
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Saxony-Anhalt
LicencesA (motorcycle) [eu], B (car) [eu]
Further references


Letzlinger Strasse 5439326  ColbitzGermany
Mobile+49 39207 80792
Phone+49 162 5113895
Phone 2+44 745629 5559

About Benjamin Schnau

Benjamin Schnau is a German-born actor, host and author from Berlin fluent in English and German known for his critical role in the upcoming Netflix production 'Mank' alongside Gary Oldman, in 'The current war' alongside Michael Shannon and 'Nazi Megastructures' produced by NatGeo available on Netflix.

Known for


2017 to 2018Drama- , Comedy- , Improv- and Casting- training - Carol Lefko Casting Director
2015Act-Filmschauspielworkshop Mainz
2015The Actorslink Class Scott David Los Angeles
2014Tvi Studio Matthew Maisto London
2012First Take Schauspielakademie


2020Best Actor for role of Leon in 'Against All Odds' at New York International Film Awards
2019Best Supporting Actor for role Gunter Wolfgang in 'The Little Picture'
2019Best Actor for role of Leon in 'Against All Odds' at Oniros Film Awards

Projects as actor

2020MankTV Movie, NetflixDavid FincherMayer Minion [SR]
2020Watch Your SixIndie Feature FilmBryan BosticDetective Alex Pearson [L]
2019The Doctor's MonsterIndie Feature FilmRick JenkinsBoris [L]
2019Glass DarklyShort FilmDave PennerLieutenant Roth [L]
2019OverrideFeature FilmRichard ColtonJack 23 [SR]
2019The Little PictureShort FilmToby KeartonGuenter Wolfgang [L]
2019I Got the Hook Up 2Indie Feature FilmCorey GrantCustomer [SR]
2019Divos!Feature FilmRyan Patrick BartleyDarren [SR]
2019Flawed - The musicalTV-Movie (Series)Troy BooneJames [L]
2018Kommando 1944Short FilmDerek QuickLehmann [SR]
2017The Current WarFeature FilmAlfonso Gomez-RejonGeorge Westinghouse's secretary [SR]
2017Nazi Megastructures - Italian FortressDocumentary (Series), National GeographicSid BennettJupp Klein [L]
2017Perhaps a HeroIndie Feature FilmHao ZhengSoldier [SR]
2017Amazon - Dash WandCommercialBen FennellHusband [L]
2016To LetSeries PilotGreg ChalmersHermann Schmidt [L]
2015FriendzoneShort FilmLena HeidtFrank [L]
2015BillyShort FilmMelissa BowenRyan [SR]
2015After all this timeShort FilmTianna BantonLohan [L]
2015Like FatherShort FilmVaiva VailatyteVater [L]
2014Blocked PipesShort FilmAliya TraubJack [SR]

Projects as voice actor / speaker

2018Nothing to LoseFeature FilmPaulo [SR]Cesar Mello
2018American AnimalsFeature FilmChas [L]Blake Jenner

Theatre engagements

YearProduction nameRoleDirectorTheatre
2010MacbethHexePetra BusseErnst-Goebel Schule

Speaker engagements

YearTitleProject typeActivityClient
2019Afterbuzz TVBroadcast NetworkHostAfterbuzz TV

Other projects

YearProject typeTitleActivityCompany
2015 - 2018EventModerator at Miss Mermaid Competition EgyptModeratorMiss Mermaid Corporation
2015EventHost at Event 'Being Yoursel' fuer Start UpsModeratorLaunch22, London
2015EventHost at Business Development EventModeratorInnovation Warehouse London
2013interviewBeitrag zum Jugendwort des JahresReporterRTL2
2011WebprojectListen ro your feelingRegisseur und ProduzentDexsa Productions

Basic data

Height176 cm
Weight70 kg - 154 lb.
Body typeathletic-sporty
Clothing size44-46
Ethnic appearanceWhite Central European
Hair colourbrown
Hair lengthshort
Eye colourblue
LanguagesEnglish French German
DialectsAmerican (Standard), Berliners
Voice typeTenor
SingingA cappella Beatboxing Soul / RnB
Skills (dance)Hip Hop
Skills (sports)boxing kick boxing soccer swimming
Experience abroadNorth America: USA
Western Europe: United Kingdom
LicencesA (motorcycle) [eu], B (car) [eu]
Further references
Immediate working areaBerlin
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Saxony-Anhalt
Accommodation possibilitiesCologne, Darmstadt, Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, Los Angeles, Mannheim, Munich, New York