Wolfram Koch (actor)

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Wolfram Koch (born February 10, 1962 in Paris ) is a German actor .


The son of a NATO - officer played in Bonn and Cologne in the youth theater and had in 1975 his first film appearance in Vojtěch Jasnýs Boll film version The Clown as the main character Hans in childhood. Since studying acting at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts , he has mainly been active as a theater actor. After roles at the Freie Volksbühne and the Schillertheater in Berlin as well as at the Schauspiel Frankfurt , a permanent engagement at the Schauspielhaus Bochum followed from 1995 to 2000 . Since then he has played at theaters such as the Schauspiel Frankfurt, the Vienna Burgtheater , the Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz and the Deutsches Theater in Berlin.

Koch often played under the direction of Dimiter Gotscheff . His collaboration with Samuel Finzi as a comic duo at the Volksbühne, who also jointly hosted the 2010 “Faust” theater award ceremony , was widely praised . The artist quartet Koch, Finzi, Gotscheff and Almut Zilcher received the Berlin Theater Prize in 2011 for their "epochal performances in which great theater is combined with extraordinary, clever approaches to the subject".

Koch is active as an audio book speaker and has played numerous roles in film and television. In October 2013, the Hessischer Rundfunk presented him as a new crime scene investigator for his place of residence in Frankfurt am Main . In 2015, he succeeded Joachim Król and Nina Kunzendorf as Chief Detective Paul Brix together with Margarita Broich .

Filmography (selection)

Theater (selection)

Radio plays


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Wolfram Koch , Internationales Biographisches Archiv 26/2014 from June 24, 2014 (wk), in the Munzinger Archive , accessed on January 10, 2017 ( beginning of article freely available)
  2. He wants to make a joke. In: Welt am Sonntag on May 6, 2007
  3. Wolfram Koch as spokesman for Random House publishing group, accessed on October 7, 2013
  4. Christine Wahl: Ruepel's dream. In: Der Tagesspiegel from May 24, 2008.
  5. Irreplaceable and alive. In: DerWesten.de of November 28, 2010
  6. ^ Berliner Festspiele: Theatertreffen, Berlin Theater Prize of the Prussian Sea Trade Foundation. Retrieved October 7, 2013.
  7. Oliver Teutsch: Pure crime fiction. In: fr-online.de of October 7, 2013
  8. Judith v. Sternburg: "Everyone (dies)" in Frankfurt: In the middle of life ... Frankfurter Rundschau, February 3, 2020, accessed on February 4, 2020 .
  9. ^ New members of the Akademie der Künste , Akademie der Künste, July 7, 2017, accessed on July 9, 2017.