- He was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Villain for his work on Captain America: Civil War.
- Daniel Brühl previously worked with Anthony Mackie in The Fifth Estate.
- Daniel Brühl previously worked with William Hurt in The Countess.
- Daniel Brühl appears as Dr. Laszlo Kreizler in The Alienist, and thus its advertisements. One advert, including Brühl's image, is shown on a magazine in the Jessica Jones episode AKA The Perfect Burger.
- Besides playing the role of Helmut Zemo, Daniel Brühl also provided the voice for the character in the German dubs of Captain America: Civil War and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.