Swiss stage and screen director and actor known for his work on such films as I Was on Mars and Väter.
His early films, released in the 1980s, include RobbyKallePaul and Du Mich Auch.
He co-founded a company called X Filme Creative Pool.
He married Sabine Leidl. They had a daughter, Hannah, and a son, Joshua.
He directed a 2007 German comedy film entitled My Führer – The Really Truest Truth about Adolf Hitler.