Rudolf Martin

Rudolf Martin

Highest Rated: 92% Ford v Ferrari (2019)

Lowest Rated: 0% Fall (1997)

Birthday: Jul 31, 1967

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Rudolf Martin is a German-American actor. He has appeared in a handful of off-Broadway productions, and has also made guest appearances on numerous television series. A native of West-Berlin, Martin had spent his early years travelling throughout Europe while completing his education. Always interested in the arts, Martin studied American and English Literature in Berlin, theatre Arts in Paris, then enrolled in the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York to pursue his dream of acting. While performing in small theatre productions, Martin secured a starring role in Susan Seidelman's Academy Award nominated short film The Dutch Master. Leading roles on ABC's All My Children and Off-Broadway in Nicky Silver's critically acclaimed hit comedy The Food Chain soon followed. While in New York, Martin received recognition for his work in independent films such as Fall,High Art,and When. Increasingly in demand, the engaging young actor then moved to Hollywood and has since appeared in the 20th Century Fox's comedy Bedazzled, the Warner Brothers film White Oleander, Patrik Ian Polk's edgy comedy Punks that was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award as well as in the independent feature The Scoundrel's Wife, starring Tatum O'Neal, Tim Curry and Julian Sands. In an altogether different role, Martin received critical acclaim for his unique portrayal of the title character Vlad Dracula in the USA film Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula. The film was shot in 2000 on authentic locations in Romania and tells the story of Vlad The Impaler (1431-1476), a haunted hero driven by an overwhelming desire for vengeance who was feared and respected throughout Europe and who later became the model for the fictional vampire. Peter Weller, Jane March and Roger Daltrey co-starred in Dark Prince which premiered in October of 2001 and has attained a cult status since. Based on this performance Martin then guest-starred as Dracula on the last season premiere of Buffy the Vampire Slayer ("Buffy vs Dracula") alongside his previous All My Children co-star Sarah Michelle Gellar. Rudolf Martin proceeded to guest-star in five episodes of the Fox thriller 24 in which he played two different characters, one of them impersonating the other.He has also guest starred in other television dramas, notably Judging Amy, Crossing Jordan and in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as a serial killer motivated by Shakespearean sonnets, as well as Mossad agent Ari Haswari, the antagonist to Mark Harmon on the hit show NCIS.Also in postproduction is the independent feature film River's End, shot on location in Texas.Rudolf Martin's main focus remains on working in film, as a European actor he continues to search out European productions as well. He has just completed his second lead performance in the film: Bloodlines, the story of a young man coming to terms with his newly discovered family in Slovakia, with love and most importantly with Eastern European culture. Bloodlines was shot in San Francisco and Slovakia in 2003.He is cast member in Hoboken Hollow, an independent feature with C.Thomas Howell, Dennis Hopper and Michael Madsen as wee as in another German feature, Paparazzo shooting in France and Spain.In Stargate SG-1 he had also a Guest Appearance as in 3 Episodes of Dexter (TV series).


Highest Rated Movies



92% Ford v Ferrari Dieter Voss 2019
No Score Yet Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story Himself 2017
40% 3 Holes and a Smoking Gun Junkie 2015
No Score Yet Pig Man 2014
No Score Yet Bela Kiss: Prologue Bela Kiss 2013
No Score Yet Hyenas Sheriff Manfred 2010
No Score Yet River's End Alejandro 2005
No Score Yet Soundless (Lautlos) Actor 2004
No Score Yet Bloodlines Actor 2004
No Score Yet Soundless Actor 2004
50% Punks Gilbert 2001
25% Swordfish Axel Torvalds 2001
20% Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula Vlad Dracula 2000
49% Bedazzled Raoul 2000
No Score Yet When Actor 1999
73% High Art Dieter 1998
0% Fall Philippe 1997
83% Run for Cover Mr. Spengel 1995


No Score Yet Mistresses
Andre Breitling 2014
No Score Yet NCIS
Ari Haswari 2014
72% Dexter
Carlos Guerrero 2008
22% Moonlight
Christian Ellis 2007
No Score Yet CSI: Miami
Rudy Slovenko 2004
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Cameron Klinefeld 2003
No Score Yet Judging Amy
Brett 2003
50% Star Trek: Enterprise
Ravis 2002
86% 24
Jonathan Martin Belkin 2002
81% Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Dracula 2000


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