Thore Schölermann

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Thore Schölermann
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Born (1984-09-26) 26 September 1984 (age 34)
OccupationActor, television host
Years active2004–present

Thore Schölermann (born 26 September 1984 in Iserlohn, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German actor and television host.

Iserlohn Place in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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North Rhine-Westphalia State in Germany

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Germany Federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe

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After graduation in 2004 he trained to be a professional actor at Palma de Mallorca, Spain. He then took part in a few short movies. He had lead roles in The Typewriter , directed by FM Croissant in 2004, followed by Unscrewed 2 , directed by Florian Huber in 2005 and Butterfly Child , directed by Daniel Schmidt in 2006

Palma de Mallorca City and Municipality in Balearic Islands, Spain

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Spain Kingdom in Southwest Europe

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The Typewriter

"The Typewriter" is a short composition of light music by American composer Leroy Anderson, which features an actual typewriter as a percussion instrument.

In 2006, Schölermann took the part of Christian Mann in the soap opera Verbotene Liebe . After being cast in August, he first appeared on-screen on November 27, 2006. The role brought him international fame when Christian was paired with Oliver Sabel, played by Jo Weil. Christian and Olli became a phenomenon with fans all over the world. The couple was featured in many different stories together over the years, much to the producers fear of breaking up the couple.

Christian Mann

Christian Mann is a fictional character on German soap opera Verbotene Liebe . He is portrayed by actor Thore Schölermann from 27 November 2006. Schölermann was initially supposed to take a break after December 2012. However, it was later reported that the actor will not return full-time but in a limited capacity.

A soap opera is a radio or television serial dealing especially with domestic situations and frequently characterized by melodrama and sentimentality. The term soap opera originated from radio dramas being sponsored by soap manufacturers.

<i>Verbotene Liebe</i> German television series

Verbotene Liebe is a German television soap opera created by Reg Watson for Das Erste. The show is set primarily in the German city of Düsseldorf although, at times, the city of Cologne and the Spanish island of Majorca have figured prominently in the show's story lines. First broadcast on 2 January 1995, Verbotene Liebe was originally broadcast in 24-minute episodes, five times a week. It expanded to 45-minute episodes on 21 June 2011 and trimmed back to 40-minute episodes on 23 January 2012 to accommodate an adjusted time-slot. In 2006, Pay-TV network Passion began broadcasting episodes of the show from the beginning.

Schölermann and his on-screen-partner Weil were judges on Mr. Gay World 2009. [1]

In 2012, it was announced that Schölermann would take over hosting duties for The Voice of Germany from previous host Stefan Gödde. [2] It was originally planned that his new work wouldn't affect Schölermann's work on Verbotene Liebe. However, his screen time got reduced and he then vacated the role on December 7, 2012 with Christian taking a job abroad. Online rumors indicated that Schölermann would return to the soap opera in early 2013, when the season finale of The Voice of Germany aired. These rumors turned out to be untrue as Schölermann's management made a statement that there are no plans of Thore Schölermann returning to Verbotene Liebe full-time. [3] However, he would be open to a short stint if the production could schedule around his other engagements. In June 2013 he returned filming, with his on-screen return planned for September. [4]

<i>The Voice of Germany</i> The television show The Voice of Germany.

The Voice of Germany is a German reality talent show created by John de Mol, based on the concept The Voice of Holland and it is part of an international series. It began airing on ProSieben and Sat.1 on November 24, 2011.

Instead Schölermann resumed co-hosting the tabloid news magazine taff . A position he took on in early 2012. Schölermann is now irregular seen as replacement for Daniel Aminati. In 2013, he also agreed to host The Voice of Germany spin-off The Voice Kids [5]

Tabloid journalism is a style of journalism that emphasizes sensational crime stories, gossip columns about celebrities and sports stars, extreme political views and opinions from one perspective, junk food news, and sun sign astrology. Although it is associated with tabloid-size newspapers, not all newspapers associated with tabloid journalism are tabloid size, and not all tabloid-size newspapers engage in tabloid journalism; in particular, since about 2000 many broadsheet newspapers converted to the more compact tabloid format. Tabloid journalism often concerns itself with rumors about the private lives of celebrities. In some cases, celebrities have successfully sued for libel, demonstrating that tabloid stories have defamed them.

News magazine

A news magazine is a typed, printed, and published piece of paper, magazine or a radio or television program, usually published weekly, consisting of articles about current events. News magazines generally discuss stories, in greater depth than do newspapers or newscasts, and aim to give the consumer an understanding of the important events beyond the basic facts.

<i>The Voice Kids</i> (German TV series) German television program

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Since January 2018, Schölermann hosts the German version of "Get The F*ck Out of My House" along with Julie Kilka. [6]

From 2018, he will present with Lena Gercke the German version of The Voice Senior on Sat.1.

Personal life

In an interview, Thore stated that he was an animal lover and that he had several pets during his childhood, including a pig. He is a forester and a hunter. Hunting has been one of his favorite pastimes over the course of his life. Most of all Thore loves horseback riding, and is good at training horses, too. He has taken part in several riding competitions over the years. [7] [8]

He has a sister and a brother. [9]

He is fluent in English.[ citation needed ]

In early 2010, Thore started dating Verbotene Liebe co-star Jana Julie Kilka. [10]

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  1. Langford, Anthony. "Gays of our Lives". Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  2. Niemeier, Timo. "Thore Schölermann moderiert "The Voice"". Retrieved 19 March 2013.
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