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Mathieu Carrière (born August 2, 1950 in Hanover, Germany) is a German actor. Carrière grew up in Berlin and Lübeck; he attended the Jesuit boarding school Lycée Saint-François-Xavier in Vannes, France, a school which had previously been attended by the director of Carrière's first major film, Volker Schlöndorff. In 1969 Carrière moved to Paris to study philosophy and continue his acting. Carrière is also a director and a writer and is known to fight for the rights of fathers. His sister Mareike Carrière is also a well known actor. After playing the young Tonio at the age of 13 in Rolf Thiele's 1964 film Tonio Kröger, he played a main part in the 1966 German movie Der junge Törless (Young Törless). In 1980, he was a member of the jury at the 30th Berlin International Film Festival.
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