Hanno Koffler

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Hanno Koffler (born March 25, 1980 in Berlin ) is a German actor and musician .


Koffler was born in Berlin. In 1994 he founded the band Kerosin with his brother Max Koffler , in which he played drums. He got his first film role in the short film My dear Herr Gesangsverein . He then played alongside Lisa Maria Potthoff in Marco Kreuzpaintner's REC .

Shortly afterwards, Koffler made his cinema debut in Anatomie 2 , where he played Willi, who suffered from muscular dystrophy . This was followed by other movies directed by Marco Kreuzpaintner: Absolutely and Sommersturm . In the latter he played the self-confident, emancipated gay Malte.

He started studying at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna , which he completed in 2007. During his acting studies he took on roles in Shakespeare's Hamlet directed by Klaus Maria Brandauer at the Burgtheater in Vienna , in A Midsummer Night's Dream , also directed by Brandauer in Altaussee , in Martin Walser 's larger than life Herr Krott in Munich and in Elfriede Jelinek's Bambiland , which in 2007 with was awarded the Vontobel Prize for the best ensemble performance at the 18th Federal Competition of German-Language Drama Schools in Salzburg and the 2nd Prize at the 4th International Theater Schools Festival in Warsaw.

In 2008, Koffler reported back with three films: He played the leading role in the film Nacht vor Augen von Brigitte Bertele , which was shown as an official contribution to the international forum at the 58th Berlinale. He was then seen in the films The Red Baron and Krabat .

Hanno Koffler continues to play theater roles. In 2010 he played with Erni Mangold in the two-person piece Tanzcafé Treblinka by Werner Kofler at the Nestroyhof Hamakom theater in Vienna. In the 2010/11 season he was a member of the ensemble of the Braunschweig State Theater and appeared in Lessing's Miss Sara Sampson , the self- staged play Mars and as Ficsur in Ferenc Molnár's Liliom .

Koffler has two daughters and lives with his family in Berlin.

Filmography (selection)

Radio plays

Audio books

  • 2012: Tschick ( Wolfgang Herrndorf ), Argon Verlag, Berlin
  • 2015: Obituary for the moon (Nathan Filer), Argon Verlag, Berlin
  • 2016: Crenshaw - One time black cat ( Katherine Applegate ), Sauerländer audio, Berlin


  • 2008: Best male actor for Hanno Koffler at the Durban Film Festival , South Africa, for Night Before Eyes
  • 2009: Preselection for the German Film Award in the category Best Acting Achievement - Male Leading Role for Night in Front of Your Eyes .
  • 2009: Franz Hofer Prize / Filmhaus Award from the Filmhaus Saarbrücken for Night Before Eyes
  • 2013: Günter Rohrbach Film Prize (special prize from the Lord Mayor of Neunkirchen ) for his role in Freier Fall together with Max Riemelt
  • 2014: Nomination for the German Film Prize in the category Best Acting Achievement - male leading role for Freier Fall
  • 2015: Nomination for the German Film Award in the category Best Acting Achievement - male leading role for toughness

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Max Koffler: The Seoul star from Der Tagesspiegel from October 24, 2008
  2. German Film Prize 2009: Preselection ( Memento of the original from June 29, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. PDF, 300 kB, accessed on June 29, 2016. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.deutsche-filmakademie.de