He and his wife Dana Carlsen have 4 children: Valentin Schweiger (b. 1995), Luna (b. 1997), Lili Camille (b. 1998) and Emma Tiger (b. October 2002).
Studied German at university for 2 years to become a teacher.
Turned down the role of the german soldier, who shoots Tom Hanks in "Saving Private Ryan", because he had reservations about the role's effect on his image at the American audience.
Lives in the city of Hamburg in Northern Germany 
First non-Polish actor who received the Polish best actor award, for his role in "brute", in 1998.
Til Schweiger Detailed Biography -
Til Schweiger has starred in four of the top ten grossing German films of all time including, the comedies Raumschiff Surprise: Periode One (Starship Surprise: Episode One), which set a box office record as the highest weekend opening and is currently the second highest grossing German film of all time, and Der Bewegte Mann (Maybe, Maybe Not). His production company, Mr. Brown Entertainment, has created a series of successful projects including Barfuss (Barefoot), which he directed and starred in and Knockin' On Heaven's Door, for which he received a Best Actor Award at the Moscow Film Festival. Other notable performances include a Best Actor Award from the Polish Film Festival for his work in Bandyta (Brute).
Schweiger's English-language film credits include King Arthur, In Enemy Hands, Lara Croft: The Cradle of Life, Driven, Joe and Max and cult favorite SLC Punk!.