Mark Waschke

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Mark Waschke (born March 10, 1972 in Wattenscheid ) is a German actor .

Mark Waschke


Waschke was born in 1972 in Wattenscheid, the middle of three sons of a doctor and a nurse. When the father got a job at the Knappschaftskrankenhaus Sulzbach eight years later , the family moved to Bildstock in Saarland . From 1981 he played with the Neuweiler children's theater group, later with the amateur theater group "Gruppe 63". Later he was the singer of the punk band "Ignaz".

In 1991, Waschke went to Berlin. After high school and community service, he began studying philosophy, but broke it off. From 1995 to 1999, Waschke studied acting at the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Art in Berlin . He was in a class with Lars Eidinger , Fritzi Haberlandt , Nina Hoss and Devid Striesow . From 1999 to 2008 he was part of the Schaubühne Berlin ensemble . He played at the Deutsches Theater Berlin , the Maxim-Gorki-Theater Berlin, the Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg and the Schauspiel Köln .

In 2007 he played a failed architect alongside Anneke Kim Sarnau in Stefan Krohmer's television film in his mid-30s . In 2008, in Heinrich Breloer's literary adaptation Buddenbrooks , Waschke was seen on the big screen in the lead role of Thomas Buddenbrook . For his performance in Juraj Herz 's film Habermann , Mark Waschke was awarded the Bavarian Film Prize 2009 for Best Actor . Also in 2009 he fell into the hands of unscrupulous kidnappers in Matti Geschonneck's two-part thriller Kidnapped as Frank Bergmann .

In 2011, Waschke was seen in Hendrik Handloegen's film Windows for Summer together with his former classmates Nina Hoss and Fritzi Haberlandt . In the same year he played the leading role in Claudia Lehmann's film Schilf . He appeared again with Nina Hoss in the film Barbara by Christian Petzold . In 2012 he was awarded the Franz Hofer Prize in Saarbrücken. In 2013 he received the German Actor Award for the supporting role in the film drama Der Brand by Brigitte Maria Bertele .

Since 2015, Waschke has played the character Robert Karow alongside Meret Becker in the Berlin team Rubin and Karow in the crime series Tatort . Since 2017 he has played the character Noah in the Netflix production Dark .

Waschke lives in Berlin, is married and has a daughter.



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  • 2007: Nomination for the German Theater Prize Der Faust in the category Best Acting Achievement Acting for The Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • 2009: Award for the best actor in the television play category of the Roma Fiction Festival for Die Buddenbrooks
  • 2009: Bavarian Film Award in the Best Actor category for Habermann
  • 2012: Franz Hofer Prize / Filmhaus Award from the Filmhaus Saarbrücken
  • 2013: German Actor Award in the Best Actor Supporting Role category for Der Brand

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Individual evidence

  1. "RADIO SALÜ": Interview with actor Mark Waschke at the Max Ophüls Prize film festival on January 21, 2019. Accessed on December 10, 2019.
  2. ^ Mark Waschke's career began in Neuweiler , Saarbrücker Zeitung, March 9, 2010
  3. a b Mark Waschke in Hörbar Rust , radioeins, March 22, 2015
  4. ↑ In a class of its own. In: ZEITmagazin No. 7 from February 7, 2013
  5. Franz Hofer Prize ( Memento of the original from March 3, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. , Filmhaus Saarbrücken, accessed on January 14, 2016 @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  6. TV Today No. 5/2015