Growing up in the Ruhr area and in Nürtingen , Martin Umbach completed private acting training in Stuttgart from 1975 to 1978 . Afterwards he had a permanent engagement at the Zimmer Theater in Tübingen until 1981 with the leading role of "Mackie Messer" in the Threepenny Opera . Since then he has been working as a freelance actor, voice actor and author in Munich. He also works as an audio book speaker.
In 1987 Umbach received the Bavarian Art Prize .
- 1985: Paradigm
- 1988: The Great Escape - Revenge of the prisoners ( Great Escape II: The Untold Story )
- 1990: The Neverending Story II
- 1992: Miraculi
- 1996: Roula - Dark Secrets
- 2005: antibodies
- 2018: Out of Control
- 1981: The Dream of Happiness (TV movie)
- 1985: Flame sign
- 1991: Tatort - The Chinese Method (TV series)
- 1997: Tatort - Bienzle and the deep fall
- 1998: Babyhandel Berlin - Beyond All Scruples (Assignment Berlin) , TV film
- 1999: JETS - Life at the Limit (TV series)
- 1999: Tatort - The Glockenbach Secret
- 2001: crime scene - murder pit
- 2001: Detours of the Heart (TV movie)
- 2002: Donna Leon - In the matter of Signora Brunetti (TV series)
- 2004: Tatort - suburban ballad
- 2006: The Rosenheim cops - rich sacks, poor pigs
- 2006: Tatort - Bienzle and Death in the Vineyard
- 2009: dasbloghaus.tv
- 2012-2013: The Boss (TV series, six episodes)
- 2012: All dad
- 2012: Tessa Hennig - Elli hands over the spoon
- 2013: The Last Bull (TV series, episode)
- 2013: The Rosenheim Cops (TV series, one episode)
- 2013: take good care of him! (TV movie)
- 2014: Heldt (TV series, an episode)
- 2014: Josephine Klick - Alone Among Cops (TV series)
- 2014: Murder Commission Istanbul (TV series, one episode)
- 2014: crime scene - bounty
- 2015: Under Suspicion (TV series, episode)
- 2019: You take it
- 2019: Treadstone (TV series, 3 episodes)
Voice actor (selection)
Steven Soderbergh had the voice actors checked and re-cast if necessary for his film Ocean's Eleven . Martin Umbach became George Clooney's voice actor alongside Detlef Bierstedt and has since been used in all films directed by Soderbergh. Umbach has been speaking Russell Crowe for a good year since 2006 , with the exception of the 2007 death train to Yuma . In 2003 he was Khan (halter fish) in the computer game Finding Nemo - Adventure Under Water.
- 1993: Code name: Nina as Bob
- 1994: Betty and her sisters as Friedrich Bhaer
- 1997: The End of the Violence as Ray Bering
- 1998: Public enemy No. 1 as False Brill
- 1999: End of Days as Der Mann / Satan
- 2002: No Way Out as Joseph Marlow / Stephen Bracken
- 1996: Shine as David Helfgott
- 1999: Haunted Hill as Stephen H. Price
- 2003: Pirates of the Caribbean as Captain Hector Barbossa
- 2006: Pirates of the Caribbean 2 as Captain Hector Barbossa
- 2007: Pirates of the Caribbean as Captain Hector Barbossa
- 2011: Pirates of the Caribbean as Captain Hector Barbossa
- 2017: Genius as Albert Einstein
- 2001: Ocean's Eleven as Danny Ocean
- 2002: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind as Jim Byrd
- 2002: Solaris as Chris Kelvin
- 2004: Ocean's 12 as Danny Ocean
- 2005: Syriana as Bob Barnes
- 2006: The Good German - In the ruins of Berlin as Capt. Jake Geismer
- 2007: Ocean's 13 as Danny Ocean
- 2011: Morning Glory as Jerry Barnes
- 2014: Grand Budapest Hotel as Deputy Kovacs
- 2016: Independence Day: Returns as David Levinson
- 2017: Thor: Decision Day as Grandmaster
- 2018: Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom as Dr. Ian Malcolm
- 2019: The World According to Jeff Goldblum as Himself
- 1999: Wild Wild West as Dr. Arliss Loveless
- 2002: Long Walk Home as AO Neville
- 2002: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets as Gilderoy Lockhart
- 2008: Operation Walküre - The Stauffenberg assassination attempt as Major General Henning von Tresckow
- 2008–2015: Commissioner Wallander as Kurt Wallander
- 2011: My Week with Marilyn as Laurence Olivier
- 2017: Murder on the Orient Express as Hercule Poirot
- 2006: a good year as Max Skinner
- 2007: American Gangster as Richie Roberts
- 2008: The Man Who Never Lived as Ed Hoffman
- 2009: State of Play as Cal McAffrey
- 2010: Robin Hood as Robin Hood / Robin Longstride
- 2012: Les Misérables as Inspector Javert
- 2014: Noah as Noah
- 1986: Andy García in The Untouchables as George Stone / Giuseppe Petri
- 1988: Andy García in Stand and Deliver as Dr. Ramirez
- 1992: Stephen Rea in The Crying Game as Fergus
- 1994: Stephen Rea in an interview with a vampire as Santiago
- 1995: Quentin Tarantino in Four Rooms as Chester Rush
- 1996: Daniel Auteuil in The Eighth Day as Harry
- 2002: Javier Bardem in The Colonel and the Dancer as Agustín Rejas
- 2002: Colm Feore in Chicago as Martin Harrison
- 2002: Vincent Cassel in irreversible as Marcus
- 2002: Yoshihiko Hakamada in The Kingdom of Cats as a baron
- 2003: Stephen Rea in The I Inside as Dr. Newman
- 2003: Jason Isaacs in Peter Pan as Mr. Darling / Captain Hook
- 2003: Willem Dafoe in Finding Nemo as Khan (Gill)
- 2004: Javier Bardem in The Sea Within Me as Ramón Sampedro
- 2004: Nathaniel Parker in The Haunted Mansion as Master Gracey
- 2005: Colm Feore in The Exorcism of Emily Rose as Karl Gunderson
- 2005: Quentin Tarantino in Muppets: The Wizard of Oz as Quentin Tarantino
- 2006: Gérard Depardieu in Chanson d'Amour as Alain Moreau
- 2008: Anil Kapoor in Slumdog Millionaire as Prem Kapur
- 2010: Sam Neill in The Legend of the Guardians as Allomere
- 2015: Andy Serkis in Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Supreme Leader Snoke
- 2016: Mel Gibson in Blood Father as a link
- 2016: Willem Dafoe in Finding Dory as Khan (Gill)
- 2017: Andy Serkis in Star Wars: The Last Jedi as Supreme Leader Snoke
- 2019: Dennis Quaid in Midway - For Freedom as Vice Admiral William F. Halsey
- 2019: Ray Winstone in Cats as growl tiger
- 1983–1984: Michael Praed in Robin Hood as Robin Hood
- 1988: Walter Koenig in Starship Enterprise as Pavel Chekov
- 1988: Michael Sabatino in Under the California Sun as Chip Roberts
- 1992: Roger Rees in Cheers as Robin Colcord
- 2009: Renato Bartolomei in Legend of the Seeker - The Sword of Truth as Demmin Nass
- 2012–2019: Liam Cunningham in Game of Thrones as Ser Davos Seaworth
Audio book speaker
- Anthony Horowitz : The five gates. Höllenpforte , Goya libre , Hamburg 2011, ISBN 978-3-8337-2761-0 .
- Anthony Horowitz: The five gates. Shadow power , Goya libre , Hamburg 2011, ISBN 978-3-8337-2760-3 .
- Anthony Horowitz: The five gates. Teufelsstern , Goya libre , Hamburg 2011, ISBN 978-3-8337-2759-7 .
- Anthony Horowitz: The five gates. Death Circle , Goya libre , Hamburg 2011, ISBN 978-3-8337-2758-0 .
- 2001: Philip K. Dick : Time out of joint - adaptation and direction: Marina Dietz (radio play - BR )
- 2012: Thomas von Steinaecker : The making of the radio play 'Umbach muss weg' - Director: Bernadette Sonnenbichler (radio play - BR )
Spiel der Sterne , 13-part astrological crime series together with Michael Seyfried , Rowohlt, Reinbek 1999:
- Arachne - beginning or end. ISBN 3-499-26096-4 .
- Pisces - beyond is here. ISBN 3-499-26073-5 .
- Virgo - Labyrinth of Longing. ISBN 3-499-26067-0 .
- Cancer - the dream of dying. ISBN 3-499-26065-4 .
- Leo - sun of the night. ISBN 3-499-26066-2 .
- Sagittarius - the end of the line for the future. ISBN 3-499-26070-0 .
- Scorpio - love me and die. ISBN 3-499-26069-7 .
- Capricorn - falling high. ISBN 3-499-26071-9 .
- Taurus - the truth and other lies. ISBN 3-499-26063-8 .
- Libra - the man who does not exist. ISBN 3-499-26068-9 .
- Aquarius - star child in cyber space. ISBN 3-499-26072-7 .
- Aries - in the dungeon of freedom. ISBN 3-499-26062-X .
- Gemini - twice hell and back. ISBN 3-499-26064-6 .
- Literature by and about Martin Umbach in the catalog of the German National Library
- Martin Umbach in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Martin Umbach in the German dubbing index
- Own website
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German actor, voice actor and author|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 16, 1956|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Munich|