Matthias Schweighöfer is a German actor. He has been acting since the 1990s in his native Germany. In the 2000s, he became part of some highly acclaimed German films, including Soloalbum, Off Beat, and Das wilde Leben. He went on to star in the romantic comedy movie Rabbit Without Ears. In 2008, he starred in the thriller film Valkyrie, which starred Tom Cruise. He later ventured into directing with the romantic comedy What a Man, released in 2010. His next film, Schlussmacher, was released three years later. He then starred in the Amazon series You Are Wanted, which he also directed and produced. Recently, Schweighöfer became further known for his role as Ludwig Deiter in the Netflix film Army of the Dead. He will reprise his role in the upcoming sequel, Army of Thieves.