Christopher Buchholz was born in Los Angeles. After attending schools in the U.S., England and France where he graduated, he decided to become an actor. He received a best actor prize in Italy for his first movie as the Pope assassin Ali Agca in „Attempt on the Pope“. He has since worked as a lead actor with directors such as Michelangelo Antonioni, Peter Yates, Claire Denis, Pierre Schoendorfer, Volker Schlöndorff, Virgil Widrich or Cihan Inan. Christopher also directed plays, short movies and documentaries. He is the managing director of Say Cheese Productions GmbH and directs since 2010 the International Francophone Film Festival in Tübingen and Stuttgart.
Fine Arts Studies at UCLA
Acting lessons at the Lee Strasberg Institute, Theatre Intstitue Peggy Furey, also with Stella Adler, Blanche Salant and Steve Kalfa in Paris. Nipkow Stipendium scholarship holder.
English (mother tongue), French (mother tongue), German (mother tongue), Italian.
In 2013 recipient of the french order „Chevalier de l’ordre des arts et des lettres“