The German actor will be awarded an Honorary Golden Bear at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival in February. Mueller-Stahl, whose best-known movies include Music Box, The International and Shine, has worked with directors including Costa-Gavras, Andrzej Wajda, Jim Jarmusch and Steven Soderbergh. He won the Silver Bear at Berlin in 1992 for his performance in Utz; in 1997, the Berlinale Camera; and he was an international jury member in 2006. The Berlinale announcement comes on the day of Mueller-Stahl’s 80th birthday.
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