German actor and director known for his roles in such films as FearDotCom, What a Man, and The Red Baron. He was a 2004 recipient of the Bavarian Film Award and a 2010 winner of the Jupiter Award.
He made his big screen debut in a 1997 movie titled Raus aus der Haut.
He was born in Anklam, East Germany to actor parents. He and his partner Ani Schromm have welcomed a daughter named Greta and a son named Valentin.
Early in his career, he worked on a Peter Greenaway-directed multimedia production called The Tulse Luper Suitcases.