Originally Posted by chamber-music
His father is german and his mother is irish. He was born in Germany and raised in Ireland if you look at any of his interviews his natural accent is Irish.
He does English accents really well too as he has lived in London since he was 19
I've not followed the man's personel life as close as others and Ive never seen him in an interview. All I remember reading was the German born Actor has may be cast inthe Ridley Scott film.