Patrick Elias (born on 9 April 1966 in Basel, Switzerland) is Swiss actor, son of Gerti Wiedner and Buddy Elias, who is first cousin of Anne Frank. He also has a brother named Oliver Elias. Patrick appeared in several films, such as Rosamunde (1990), Die Schule am See (1997) and Inglourious Basterds (2009), where he portrayed the small role of Jakob Dreyfus, Shosanna's father. He currently stars in the long-running series Tatort (1970-present).
He has two daughters, Hannah Milena Elias (born on 17 July 1995) and Leah Anouk Elias (born on 9 June 1997).