I was born in the swinging sixties (1966). After my highschool graduation
in 1985 I started to work in the IT industry and did so ever since.
Since 1995 I married to South African born Deidre Müller and we have one son.
In 2013, after moving to the
seaside resort of Bray in
County Wicklow South of Dublin in the Irish Republic, I took my first
steps in the film industry at the mature age of 47. My first appearance
in a commercial movie was in the Irish action movie
as an extra. Subsequently I had very short appearances in horror, splatter,
criminal and historic movies as well as music videos. In addition to that
I appeared in a
TV ad for Lidl Ireland
and worked as a voice actor in short films and for video games whenever
a German accent was required (e.g. as a soldier of the wehrmacht in WW2).
In 2014 I was finally casted for a few speaking roles and I was also part
of three teasers for a mafia franchise called
Initially a short and a feature film were in the pipeline. The short film
has been produced later (unfortunately without me), but it seems that the
plans for the feature film have definitely been burried.
The one-hour docudrama
Ladies of Science:
the Extraordinary Story of Mary Rosse and Mary Ward takes a closer
look at the life of two multi-talented ladies from the 19th century ... at
a time when females had been barred from accessing university education.
I only played a very small role of a scientist and I had to wear original
costumes during the shootings, but the film won a number of film festival
awards and rightly so. For example it won the Capra Award for the best
short documentation at the
Life Fest Film Festival
2015 in Hollywood, Ca, USA.
In the summer of 2014 I finally moved to the Swiss canton of Zurich and I stayed tuned
to acting. I do German and English films. Apart from Switzerland my regular area of
operation covers Germany and Austria, too, but at least geographically I am not
In the Swiss feature film
The Radicalization of Jeff Boyd
which was produced in English at the shores of Lake Zurich I played the supporting
role of the inquisitive neighbour Paul Schmitz. It was an independent production with a
tight budget, but it won an incredible pile of