Dieter Mann

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Dieter Mann, 2007.

Dieter Mann (born June 20, 1941 in Berlin - Tiergarten ) is a German actor .


education and profession

Dieter Mann in 1966 with Inge Keller and Mathilde Danegger
Man in the radio play studio

Mann attended elementary school in Berlin-Pankow . He completed an apprenticeship as a lathe operator at VEB Kühlautomat Berlin. From 1955 to 1957 he worked as a skilled worker in the VEB grinding machine factory in Berlin. After graduating from the Friedrich Engels Labor and Farmers Faculty in Berlin, he began studying at the State Drama School in Berlin in 1962 .

Theater career

While still a student husband was in 1964 by Friedo Solter to the German Theater obligation (DT) and had his first major success as Volodya in the way of Viktor Rosow .

From 1964 to 2006, Mann was a permanent member of the ensemble of the German Theater in Berlin. From 1984 to 1991 he was director of the Deutsches Theater and brought Frank Castorf and Heiner Müller to the house as directors.

At the Deutsches Theater he played a variety of roles in contemporary and classical plays, including a. the Knights Templar in Nathan , the Clavigo , the Edgar Wibeau in New Sorrows of Young W. , the Truffaldino in Goldoni's Servant of Two Masters , Demetrius in Midsummer Night's Dream , the Wehrhahn in captain beaver fur , Creon in Antigone of Sophocles and Odysseus in Ithaka by Botho Strauss . He also performed literary solo evenings.

As a guest, after retiring from his permanent engagement in 2006, Mann remained connected to the Deutsches Theater and also appeared in various roles at the Berliner Ensemble and the Staatsschauspiel Dresden . He also works for cinema, television and radio. He is honorary professor at the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts in Berlin .

Engagements as a guest actor have taken him to the Deutsche Schauspielhaus Hamburg , the Schauspiel Frankfurt , the Wiener Festwochen , the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden as well as the Staatsschauspiel Dresden , the Bregenz Festival , the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus , the Wiener Burgtheater and the Theater Basel. In addition, he has participated in many cinema, television and radio play productions, on television a. a. in the series The Last Witness .

The husband lives with his wife near Königs Wusterhausen on the Krüpelsee . His daughter Pauline Knof is also an actress.


Theater roles (selection)

Filmography (selection)

Radio plays and features

Sound carrier (selection)


Web links

Commons : Dieter Mann  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Honorary award for Dieter Mann in the late summer of justice. August 20, 2020, accessed August 20, 2020 .