Elvin Dandel

Actor | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005) | Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj (2006) | True True Lie (2006)
AKA 
Else's brother
ETHNICITY *
European
HAIR *
Brown
EYES *
Blue
PHYSIQUE *
Athletic
VOICE TYPE *
Baritone
ATHLETICS *
Swimming | Cycling | Basketball | Tennis | Soccer | Aerobics | Boxing | Track & Field  Less
ACCENTS *
Southern | German | French | Italian | Australian | Scottish | Irish | British  Less
LANGUAGES *
German | French | US-and British English, Romanian
INSTRUMENTS *
Guitar | Drums | Piano
DANCE *
Modern
WORK HISTORY *
Commercial | Music Video | Film | Television | Internet | Theater | Radio | Entertainer : singer and piano player | Voice Over  Less
JOB TYPES *
Producing | Composing | Acting | Cinematography | Casting | Writing | Production  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
DE (with valid passport)
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Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Ludwig-Maximilians-University * – B.A. 2007 Munich

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RESUME DETAILS
  • * E L V I N D A N D E L

    actor, singer, songwriter, lyricist, arranger, producer

    www.elvindandel.com

    Training

    - 12 years of piano training
    - 4 years of singing lessons
    - 3 years of drama classes and elocution lessons
    - Age of 5 first piano-classes
    - Age of 6 national piano award
    - Age of 7 first live performance as a singer
    - Age of 11 first composition released on CD and
    presented at the MIDEM in Cannes
    - Student at the Richard Strauss Conservatory in Munich
    - 2007 BA degree in Communication Studies at Munich
    University LMU

    Acting engagements

    - 1998 German motion picture Else with Katja Riemann
    - 2001 Leading role in the short motion picture Ego
    - 2003 Motion picture Musikill: Die to live, role as a
    singer, actor and dancer
    - 2004 Male leading role in the US motion picture Return
    of the Living Dead 4: Necropolis with Peter Coyote
    - 2005 Supporting role in the British-US motion picture
    Van Wilder II
    - 2005 US motion picture True True Lie with Jamie King
    - 2006 UK motion picture Pumkinhead IV: Love Hurts with
    Lance Henriksen
    - 2008 Guest appearance in Romanian TV Comedy Series:
    Vine Politia, starring as a foreign journalist

    Appearances in TV-Shows

    - National Television and private TV- channels in Germany
    - Romanian Television, both national TV- channels and all
    private channels
    - Finish National Television
    - Egyptian national and private TV- channels
    - Turkish national TV and TRT international
    - Canale Cinque Stelle in Italy
    - Polish Television
    - Several radio-shows
    - Private TV Channels in Louisiana, USA (Cox Channel, Fox
    TV)

    Music Festivals and Awards

    - 1994 FIDOF- Showcase at MIDEM at the Palais de Cannes
    - 1994 Winner of the Fidof-Award
    - 1995 Award at the Midnight Sun Song Festival in Lahti,
    Finland
    - 1995 and 1996 guest artist in the gala-show of the
    International Music and Culture Festival in Turkey
    - 1995 Special Award at the Cairo International Song
    Festival
    - 1996 Guest artist at the Golden Stag International Song
    Festival in Romania with guest star Tom Jones
    - 1997 Distant Accords Award at MIDEM at the Palais de
    Cannes, for outstanding achievements at international
    song festivals
    - 1997 Guest artist at the National Song Contest Mamaia
    - 1999 National finalist on behalf of WEA Records at the
    Eurovision Song Contest, broadcast live by the National
    German TV
    - 2000 Guest appearance at Callatis International
    Festival in Romania
    - 2001 Winner of the Music Award in Munich as a singer,
    songwriter and lyricist
    - 2002 Guest artist at the Golden Magnolia International
    Talent Festival in Louisiana, USA
    - 2002 Winner of the National Internet Contest in Germany
    - 2004 Finalist of the EMI-MTV-Songwriters' Contest
    - 2007 Hermannstadt Rock live open air show on Grand
    Square of the European Capital of Culture
    Sibiu/Hermannstadt
    - 2007 Open Air Show at Rock um Knuedler in Luxemburg
    - 2007/2008 Host and performer on Callatis European Tour
    - 2008 Host of the Golden Stag International Song
    Festival in Romania

    CD Releases

    - 1994 First own composition Stay Cool released on CD and
    presented at MIDEM
    - 1999 WEA/Warner single release entitled Heaven
    - 1999 Heaven on different pop-samplers i.e., Sailor
    Moon, vol.5 by Edel Records; Grand Prix Sampler etc.
    - 1998-2000 Activity as composer and arranger of several
    CD-productions for other artists
    - 2000 Hits of the 80s: CD production for BMG Ariola,
    featuring the Disco Brothers
    - 2002 Own composition (music and lyrics) entitled
    Johnny on different samplers such as: Hitpack 4 and
    Hitpack 5 including artists like Britney Spears,
    No Angels, Xavier Naidoo; a Deshima Music release
    - 2004 Own composition Give Me a Sign among the finalists
    of the MTV and EMI National Songwriters' Contest
    - 2005 Composer for the soundtrack of the motion picture
    Das Musikill: Die to live

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