Reinhard Kuhnert (writer)

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Reinhard Kuhnert (* 1945 in Berlin ) is a German author , actor , voice actor , audio book speaker and director .

Live and act

Growing up in Berlin-Friedrichshagen , he graduated from high school and then trained as an industrial clerk. He then studied at the Theater Academy and the Literature Institute in Leipzig. After various engagements at GDR theaters and briefly successful work as a freelance playwright in East Berlin , he moved to West Berlin after his release from the GDR Writers' Association . In addition to his work as a playwright, author, actor and director, Kuhnert is known as a dubbing and audio book speaker. He speaks among others David Strathairn , Anupam Kher and Bruce Davison .

Kuhnert is also active as an audio book speaker, for example in 2008 as an interpreter of In 80 Days Around the World (Audible). Kuhnert is the narrator for the audio books in the series of novels Das Lied von Eis und Feuer on the audio portal Audible .


In 1999 he won the Brothers Grimm Prize of the State of Berlin (award for promoting children's and youth theater).


  • 1973: “Justice happens to Señora Semper”, premier stage of the city of Magdeburg
  • 1973: "The double boss", radio play, Berliner Rundfunk
  • 1976: "Walzerbahn", TV film in the series "Polizeiruf 110"
  • 1979: "Die Bau-Maschine", literary parody of Heiner Müller's "Bau" and "Hamletmaschine", 2004 reprint in the literary magazine "Ort der Augen"
  • 1979: "The songs are for you ...", songs and texts, UA Staatstheater Schwerin
  • 1980: "The Sad City", radio play, Berliner Rundfunk
  • 1980: "The Order and Other Messy Stories", GDR television
  • 1981: "Jäckels Traum", premier Brandenburger Theater , imprint "Theater der Zeit" 7/81
  • 1981: "The Detour"; "In the dry", premier at the Schwerin State Theater
  • 1982: “Full board”, premier at the Brandenburger Theater
  • 1988 "German Conditions" - songs and texts, UA Vagantenbühne Berlin (invitation to the Berlin Theatertreffen)
  • 1991: “The Next”, premier, Theater unterm Dach, Berlin
  • 1991: “The Procedure”, premier stage of the city of Erfurt
  • 1996: CD "It was twice" - songs and lyrics,
  • 1998: “Finally Wagner again”, premiered at Gerhart-Hauptmann-Theater Zittau
  • 1999: "Stupid August, think!", UA Carrousel Theater Berlin
  • 1999: "Towards the future together", satirical radio play, WDR Cologne
  • 2000: CD "Traumland Amnesien" - songs and lyrics
  • 2000: "Land of Forgetting", texts, Dr.Ziethen-Verlag, ISBN 3-935358-05-9
  • 2001: "Same area, later" - a dance of death
  • 2001: “Circus Germanicus”, premier stage of the city of Erfurt
  • 2004: “Vom Märkischen Fool Hans Clauert”, UA Theater Comedia, DHM, Berlin
  • 2012: “Die Judenpuppe” - play
  • 2013: "Abgang ist allerwärts", Roman, Plöttner-Verlag, ISBN 978-3-95537-048-0
  • 2015: "Fionas Feen", children's book, Klecks-Verlag, ISBN 978-3-95683-012-9
  • 2019: "In the vicinity of others", Roman, Mirabilis Verlag, ISBN 978-3-9818484-9-6

Synchronous rollers (selection)

André Dussollier

  • 1993: The Little Apocalypse as Jacques
  • 1994: Two on a hot track as Thibault
  • 2000: The Uninvited Guest as Prefect

Anupam Kher

Bernard Farcy

  • 2000: Taxi Taxi as Commissioner Gilbert
  • 2003: Taxi 3 as Inspector Gilbert
  • 2004: The party king of Ibiza as BB Bellencourt
  • 2007: T4xi as Commissioner Gilbert

Bruce Davison

David Strathairn

Peter Coyote

  • 1989: Shadows in the Dark as Bill Bradfield
  • 1992: Bitter Moon as Oscar
  • 1993: Kika as Nicholas
  • 1996: Seduction to Murder as Ruben Borchardt
  • 1998: Head in the Sling as Detective Roos
  • 2000: More Dogs than Bones as Detective Darren Cody
  • 2000: Red Letters as Dennis Burke

William H. Macy

  • 1996 Fargo as Jerry Lundegaard
  • 1999: A Movie-worthy Murder as Terry Thorpe

Josef Abrhám



Web links

Individual evidence

  1. List of the audio books spoken by Kuhnert in Audible
  2. Erik Kross: Reinhard Kuhnert: playwright, song writer, director, actor. (No longer available online.) In: Archived from the original on October 1, 2012 ; accessed on October 13, 2016 . 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. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /