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Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)

Klaus Maria Brandauer as "Otto Preminger"

Based on a true story, this film chronicles the life of Dorothy Dandridge, the first black woman to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress. Dandridge (Halle Berry) begins her career working as a nightclub singer before eventually breaking into Hollywood, where she meets her steadfast manager (Brent Spiner) and struggles against racism. Her rise to stardom introduces her to Otto Preminger (Klaus Maria Brandauer), a film director with whom she develops a complicated relationship.

Emmy (Primetime) (2000) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (1999) Nominated Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Out of Africa (1985)

Klaus Maria Brandauer as "Bror Blixen/Hans Blixen"

Initially set on being a dairy farmer, the aristocratic Karen Blixen (Meryl Streep) travels to Africa to join her husband, Bror (Klaus Maria Brandauer), who instead spends their money on a coffee plantation. After discovering Bror is unfaithful, Karen develops feelings for hunter Denys (Robert Redford), but realizes he prefers a simplistic lifestyle compared to her upper class background. The two continue on until a series of events force Karen to choose between her love and personal growth.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1986) Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Academy Award (1985) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1985) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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