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Gunter Schoß (born December 2, 1940 in Berlin ) is a German actor , presenter , radio and voice actor .


After a few appearances in independent theater groups, the trained toolmaker attended the young talent studio of German television broadcasting from 1962 to 1965 . With his distinctive voice he stood in front of the camera for more than 150 roles.

Gunter Schoß moderated the history magazine Barbarossa from 2007 to 2011 and the MDR documentary series History of Central Germany from 1999 to 2015 .

Schoss lives in Berlin, is married and has two daughters.

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In 1995 Gunter Schoß received the Adolf Grimme Prize (together with Michael Krull ) for his speaking role in the documentary Drei Hours Güstrow .


After Joachim Nottke's death in 1998 , Schoß took over his role as the narrator in children's radio plays , including in Benjamin Blümchen , Bibi and Tina and Bibi Blocksberg .

As a voice actor borrowed womb among other Donald Sutherland ( Pride and Prejudice ), F. Murray Abraham ( Star Trek: Insurrection ), Sam Elliott ( The Big Lebowski ), Robert Forster ( Jackie Brown ), Steven Williams ( X-Files ) and Frank Langella ( The Bible - Moses ) his voice. In the first German trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, he replaced Gandalf's voice actor Joachim Höppner, who died in 2006 .

In addition, Schoß regularly appears as an off-speaker in television documentaries and reports, including numerous documentaries by public broadcasters on the reappraisal of German history such as Ilse Koch - Die Hexe von Buchenwald (MDR, 2012).

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