Clemens Schick

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Clemens Schick (2010)

Clemens Schick (born February 15, 1972 in Tübingen ) is a German actor .


After graduating from high school in 1992, Schick studied at the Hölderlin-Gymnasium in Stuttgart, initially at the Academy for Performing Arts (AdK) in Ulm . After a year studying acting, he left the Academy and went as a 22-year-old eight months in a monastery of Taize community . He then studied at the Berlin School of Drama . He financed his studies with part-time jobs as a landscape gardener, doorman and waiter in restaurants and pubs in Berlin-Mitte and Prenzlauer Berg .

He received engagements at the Staatsschauspiel Dresden , the Schauspiel Frankfurt , the Schauspielhaus Wien, the Sophiensaelen , on Kampnagel , the Staatstheater Stuttgart , the Schauspielhaus Zürich , the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg , the Schauspielhaus Cologne and the Schaubühne Berlin , where he played Orestes in Hugo played by Hofmannsthal's play Elektra and the Werschinin in Three Sisters .

In 2001, Schick was the model for US photographer Nan Goldin in Paris . From 2002 to 2006 he was part of the ensemble of the Schauspielhaus Hannover , where he appeared in Johann Kresnik's directorial work Peer Gynt and, above all, in The Cat on a Hot Tin Roof , directed by Christina Paulhofer .

In addition to his theater work, he shoots for film and television. In the 21st James Bond film Casino Royale (2006), Schick played the henchman Kratt of the film villain Le Chiffre ( Mads Mikkelsen ).

The opening film of “Perspektive Deutsches Kino” at the Berlinale 2007 was Upright Standing by Hannah Schweier , in which Schick plays the leading role of Joe. In summer 2007, Schick was also at the Salzburg Festival in Hofmannsthal's Everyman as death to see, as in the playing season 2008. Also in 2008, played Schick alongside Alexandra Neldel and Erhan Emre , the role of the detective Marco Lorenz in the television series innocent .

In 2011, Schick shot the erotic short film Hotel Desire alongside Saralisa Volm, which was mainly crowdfunded . In 2013, Schick played in the French two- parter Le vol des cigognes , an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Jean-Christophe Grangé . He took on the role of police officer Hervé Dumaz, who speaks French, English and German in the film. Directed by Jan Kounen , Harry Treadaway , Perdita Weeks and Rutger Hauer played in other roles . The film was broadcast on Canal + in January 2013 .

Schick is a member of the Federal Drama Association (BFFS) and, since August 13, 2016, of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD).

Public engagement

Schick took part in the “Alliance against Castor 2010” and signed an appeal by artists that was printed in numerous daily newspapers, calling on the population to take part in the protests against the Castor transport and the extension of the service life of German nuclear power plants .

In 2009, Schick visited the German ISAF contingent at the Masar-e Sharif ( Camp Marmal ), Kunduz and Feyzabad locations in Afghanistan . He was accompanied by a camera team. The report by Jobst Knigge ran under the title The Troop Entertainer: Clemens Schick plays theater in Afghanistan . The actor dealt with Bill Gates in the solo program shown . In 2011 and 2012, too, Schick continued to support German ISAF troops in Afghan military bases through theater performances in Mazar-i-Sharif and Kabul.

Schick is a committee member at Human Rights Watch . He supports the “My voice for reason” campaign initiated by the SPD in 2016.

Filmography (selection)

Radio plays

Web links

Commons : Clemens Schick  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Don't say anything now, Clemens Schick! in SZ-Magazin , issue 25/2010
  2. Let's talk about money: Clemens Schick - “Here I am, Hallelujah!” In Süddeutsche Zeitung from April 16, 2010
  3. The Pains of the Body in Friday February 5, 1999
  4. ↑ Get away from here! in Friday November 10, 2006
  5. Ingeborg Wiensowski: photographer Nan Goldin in Berlin: "The happiest time of my life." In: Spiegel Online . November 23, 2010, accessed June 9, 2018 .
  6. Schaubühne: Clemens Schick
  7. ^ Standing ovations for nix in taz from December 7, 2006
  8. ↑ Film experiment "Hotel Desire": Turn porn against donation in Spiegel Online from October 7, 2011
  9. Erotic film "Hotel Desire": "Sex sells", but asks for donations in Die Zeit from July 20, 2011
  10. BFFS member list , Bundesverband Schauspiel, Retrieved on December 10, 2015
  11. Instagram photo by Clemens Schick • Aug 13, 2016 at 3:30 pm. In: Instagram. Retrieved August 14, 2016 .
  12. Actor Clemens Schick joins the Berlin SPD on from August 12, 2016
  13. Alliance against the Castor 2010: Call of Artists ( Memento of the original from February 9, 2011 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link has been inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  14. ^ Artists against Castor in taz of October 30, 2010
  15. Clemens Schick plays in Afghanistan: The Troop Entertainer in taz from April 3, 2009
  16. Clemens Schick in Afghanistan: An actor goes to war on from January 21, 2010
  17. The Troop Entertainer on YouTube
  18. The longing of the billionaire in taz of January 17, 2008
  19. Artists on the Afghanistan mission: “You feel fear” ( Memento of the original from May 12, 2010 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. in Süddeutsche Zeitung on October 7, 2008 @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  20. Troop support: diversion forces in Der Spiegel , edition 2/2012
  21. Campaign