Matthias Klages

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Matthias Klages (born March 24, 1959 in Lüneburg ) is a German voice actor and photographer .


After high school and community service, he moved to Berlin in 1980. There he completed an apprenticeship at the Edith Hildebrandt Acting Studio and with the former German actress Erika Dannhoff . Since 1984 he has been working as a speaker in the fields of dubbing, documentation, radio plays , video games, e-learning and advertising. He achieved greater fame above all as the German voice of Thomas Gibson in Chicago Hope - end of the line hope and Robert Glenister in Hustle - dishonest lasts the longest . The German synchronous card index lists him with more than 2,700 entries.

As a self-taught photographer, he works exclusively analogue on various freelance projects, which he combines into series. He works mostly in black and white, both in small format and in medium format. Favorite genres are street photography, architecture and portrait.

Films (selection)

TV series (selection)

Documentation (selection)

  • Generation Jihad, directed by Albert Knechtel
  • Cancer - A Biography: The Ruler of All Diseases, Director: Mareike Müller
  • Currentzis: Der Klassikrebell, Director: Christian Berger
  • A new Chopin: Daniil Trifonov & Mikhail Pletnev, directed by Christian Berger
  • A village awakens - Transylvania and the Prince, directed by Frieder Schuller
  • Joseph Calleja - Homage to Mario Lanza, directed by Victor Grandits
  • We did experience it ... - The Riga Ghetto, directed by Jürgen Hobrecht
  • Europe's legendary streets - DOKU (series), arte, director: Jeremy József Pierre Fekete
  • In the realm of mirrors - In search of the Japanese soul, director: Bianca Charamsa
  • Bulgaria's mountain world, director: Mirjana Momirović
  • Beethoven's Ninth: Symphony for the World, director: Christian Berger

Video games (selection)

  • Back to the Future , role: Arthur McFly / George McFly
  • Octonauts Toggolino Game, role: Professor Tintling
  • Octonauts online game, role: Professor Tintling
  • Watchdogs, role: Rushmore
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - Freedom Cry, role: Drunk Pirate
  • Assassin's Creed: Unity, role: Jaques Roux
  • Drakensang: On the River of Time, Rolle: City Guard
  • Far Cry 4, role: Outsider Male Kyrat 03

Radio plays (selection)

  • Sigmund Freud - stimulus , role: Carl Gustav Jung
  • Perry Rhodan - The Paragon Cross , role: Paragon Cross
  • Perry Rhodan - focal point Talan , role: Laotse
  • Edgar Allan Poe - William Wilson , role: Mister Graham
  • Edgar Allan Poe - The figure of evil , role: Graham
  • Bibi Blocksberg - The witch's treasure , role: Mr. Greedy
  • Arcadia - The radio play , role: Apollonio
  • THE LORD & THE TWO - Episode 3: Apparently top secret , role: Micha Keller


  • 2013, imago fotokunst, Berlin. Matthias Klages: Photographs


  • Thomas Bräutigam: Stars and their German voices, Schüren Verlag, 2008 (on enclosed CD)

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