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Kai Wiesinger (born April 16, 1966 in Hanover, West Germany) is a German actor.
Kai Wiesinger began taking private acting lessons as a teenager. After his Zivildienst (he served as a paramedic), he became an acting student in Munich. Since 1992 he has appeared in several German TV shows and motion pictures.
He received a Bavarian Film Award for his role in Sönke Wortmann's Little Sharks in 1992.
Gedeon Burkhard is a German film and television actor. Although he has appeared in numerous films and TV series in both Europe and the US, he is probably best recognised for his role as Alexander Brandtner in the Austrian/German television series Kommissar Rex (1997–2001), which has been aired on television in numerous countries around the world, or as Corporal Wilhelm Wicki in the 2009 film Inglourious Basterds. He is also well recognised for his role as Chris Ritter in the long-running series Alarm für Cobra 11.
Uli Edel is a German film and television director, best known for his work on films such as Last Exit to Brooklyn and Body of Evidence.
Armin Mueller-Stahl is a German film actor, painter and author. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Shine.
Christiane Hörbiger is an Austrian television and film actress.
Sönke Wortmann is a German film director and producer.
Jürgen Prochnow is a German–American actor and voice actor. His best-known roles internationally have been as the good-hearted and sympathetic U-Boat captain in Das Boot (1981), Duke Leto Atreides in Dune (1984), the minor but important role of Kazakh dictator General Ivan Radek in Air Force One (1997), and the antagonist Maxwell Dent in Beverly Hills Cop II (1987).
Götz George was a German actor, son of actor couple Berta Drews and Heinrich George. His arguably best-known role is that of Duisburg detective Horst Schimanski in the TV crime series Tatort.
Werner Stocker was a German actor. He studied acting at the Neue Münchner Schauspielschule and at the Otto Falckenberg School of the Performing Arts.
Manfred Krug was a German actor, singer and author.
Hannelore Elsner was a German actress with a long career in television and film. She first performed on stage in Munich, and later starred in popular films and television series such as Die Schwarzwaldklinik, and as the lead character, Inspector Lea Sommer, in the series Die Kommissarin. She was recognized internationally for her lead role in the 2000 film Die Unberührbare, shown at the Cannes Film Festival.
Gottfried John was a German stage, screen, and voice actor. A long-time collaborator of Rainer Werner Fassbinder, John appeared in many of the filmmaker's projects between 1975 and his death in 1982, including Eight Hours Don't Make a Day, Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven, Despair, The Marriage of Maria Braun, and Berlin Alexanderplatz. His distinctive, gaunt appearance saw him frequently cast as villains, and he is best known to audiences for his role as the corrupt General Arkady Ourumov in the 1995 James Bond film GoldenEye, and for his comedic turn as Julius Caesar in Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar, the latter for which he won the Bavarian Film Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Ulrich Matthes is a German actor, best known for his role as Joseph Goebbels in the film Downfall.
Meret Becker is a German actress and singer.
Matthias Schweighöfer is a German actor, voice actor, film director, and producer.
Heino Ferch is a German film, theatre and television actor. His notable film roles include Albert Speer in Downfall (2004) and Harry Melchior in The Tunnel (2001).
Jürgen Peter Vogel is a German actor, screenwriter, film producer and singer. One of the most successful character actors in German cinema, he first broke out in 1992 with his role in Little Sharks.
Ulrich Noethen is a German actor who has appeared in many movies and TV films.
Andrea Sawatzki is a German actress. From 2002 to 2010 she starred in the Hessischer Rundfunk version of the popular television crime series Tatort as police inspector Charlotte Sänger.
Klaus J. Behrendt is a German actor. Since 1992 he has starred in the Westdeutscher Rundfunk version of the popular television crime series Tatort; he also stars in the 2008 film Die Bienen - Tödliche Bedrohung.
Sebastian Schipper is a German actor and filmmaker.