Ulrich Tukur

Ulrich Tukur

Highest Rated: 93% The Lives of Others (2006)

Lowest Rated: 50% Adults in the Room (2019)

Birthday: Jul 29, 1957

Birthplace: Viernheim, Germany

Ulrich Tukur (born Ulrich Scheurlen) is a German actor and musician. Tukur spent his youth near Hanover where he finished his final secondary-school examinations in 1977. He also achieved a highschool degree in Boston (USA) during an exchange of students. After he finished his time with the army he started to study German, English and History at Tübingen university. He worked as a musician to get some extra money. Someone who saw him asked him if he wanted to be in a play. Soon he became interested in acting and started to study acting at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart in 1980.After finishing his studies there in 1983 he played at a theatre in Heidelberg. While he was still a student he got a chance to star in his first movie. In Die Weiße Rose, directed by Michael Verhoeven, he plays the character of Willi Graf.In 1984 he had his breakthrough at the theatre when famous director Peter Zadek gave him a role at the Freie Volksbühne Berlin in Joshua Sobols play Ghetto. From 1985 to 1995 he was a staff actor at Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg, then managed by Zadek. Here he starred in many plays, such as Shakespeare's Julius Caesar as Caesar, Hamlet, and Frank Wedekind's Lulu directed by Zadek. In 1986 he was elected actor of the year by German theater critics. From 1995 to 2003 he himself was director of Hamburger Kammerspiele theatre, sharing that job with Ulrich Waller.Since 1989 he has been recording and touring as a musician.Ulrich Tukur is married for the second time. Since 1999 he and his wife, photographer Katharina John, have been living in Venice (Italy), on Giudecca island.


Highest Rated Movies



50% Adults in the Room Actor 2019
77% In the Fade (Aus dem Nichts) Jurgen Moller $37K 2017
No Score Yet Original Bliss (Gleißendes Glück) Eduard E. Gluck 2016
No Score Yet Week-ends Ulrich 2014
No Score Yet Morocco (Exit Marrakech) Father 2013
86% Moon Man The President 2013
No Score Yet Houston Clemens Trunschka 2013
No Score Yet Zettl Actor 2012
No Score Yet The Burma Conspiracy (Largo Winch (Tome 2)) Dwight Cochrane 2011
No Score Yet When Pigs Have Wings UN Officer 2011
No Score Yet In meinem Herzen, Schatz... Actor 2011
74% John Rabe John Rabe $0.2M 2010
84% North Face (Nordwand) Henry Arau $0.6M 2010
No Score Yet Within The Whirlwind Dr. Anton Walter 2009
86% The White Ribbon (Das weisse Band) The Baron $2.1M 2009
88% Séraphine Wilhelm Uhde $0.6M 2009
86% Eden à l'Ouest (Eden Is West) Nick 2009
No Score Yet Das Vaterspiel Actor 2008
No Score Yet 42plus Actor 2007
No Score Yet Runaway Horse Actor 2007
93% The Lives of Others Oberstleunant Anton Grubitz $11.3M 2006
80% The Ax (Le Couperet) Gerard Hutchinson 2005
No Score Yet Stauffenberg (Operation Valkyrie) Actor 2004
73% Taking Sides: Le cas Furtwängler Helmut Alfred Rode 2003
67% Amen Kurt Gerstein 2003
66% Solaris Gibarian $14.8M 2002
No Score Yet Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace Actor 2000
No Score Yet Hunters In The Snow Actor 2000
No Score Yet My Mother's Courage Nazi Offizier 1996
No Score Yet Tears of Stone (Tár úr steini) Ernst Zuechner 1995
No Score Yet Felidae Francis 1994
No Score Yet Das letzte U-Boot (The Last U-boat) Actor 1993
No Score Yet Stammheim - Die Baader-meinhof-gruppe Vor Gericht Actor 1985
No Score Yet Die Weiße Rose (The White Rose) Actor 1982


Francis says: [observing a suicidal seremony] What I was watching wasn't exacly a scene out of The Aristocats.

Francis says: I think this sect have a very spesific purose. As though they are prepaering for the arrival of something we can barely begin to imagine.

Blaubart says: Something like a fresh piece of fish?

Gibarian says: If you think that there is a solution, you'll die here.