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Ulrich Tukur

Highest Rated:   100% Moon Man (2013)
Lowest Rated:   66% Solaris (2002)
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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.

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MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Week-ends
  • Ulrich
2014
No Score Yet Morocco (Exit Marrakech)
  • Father
2013
100% 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
75% John Rabe
  • John Rabe
2010
84% North Face (Nordwand)
  • Henry Arau
2010
No Score Yet Within The Whirlwind
  • Dr. Anton Walter
2009
86% The White Ribbon (Das weisse Band)
  • The Baron
2009
89% Séraphine
  • Wilhelm Uhde
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
2006
80% 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
2002
No Score Yet Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace
  • Actor
2000
No Score Yet Hunters In The Snow
  • Actor
2000
No Score Yet Bonhoeffer - Agent of Grace
  • Actor
1999
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

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