Sandro Kopp

About Sandro Kopp

Who is it?: Camera Department, Actor, Art Department
Birth Year: 1978
Birth Place:  Heidelberg, Germany, Germany
Residence: Nairn, Scotland
Occupation: Artist
Partner(s): Tilda Swinton (2004–present)

Sandro Kopp

Sandro Kopp was born on 1978 in  Heidelberg, Germany, Germany, is Camera Department, Actor, Art Department. Sandro Kopp was born 1978 in Heidelberg, Germany, of New Zealand and German descent. He is an fine artist, primarily known for portraits painted via Skype. He graduated from Abitur 1998, majoring in Fine Art and English. In 2000, he moved to New Zealand, his mother's home country. Here he painted and exhibited, as well as teaching at an art school in Wellington.He has appeared on screen in a few roles and shot the still photographs for several movies as well as contributing to other departments on films. Since 2005 he has lived in the North of Scotland, with his partner, Tilda Swinton.
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Kopp grew up in Germany and obtained Abitur with main subjects in Fine Art and English in 1998. He then emigrated to New Zealand, his mother's home country, in 2000 where he lived and studied in Wellington.


Kopp has been in a relationship with Academy Award winning Actress Tilda Swinton since 2004.


Since 2006 he has been based in Nairn in the Highland region of Scotland working primarily on oil portraits of family and friends painted from Skype conversations.

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