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|Born||26 April 1985 Age:29
Leipzig, East Germany
Falk Hentschel is a German actor.
With his parents, Joerg Hentschel, Martina Hentschel and his brother Uwe Hentschel, he escaped the socialistic regime 7 months before the Berlin wall came down. He was raised bilingually and moved around the world all his life.
Hentschel worked in London as a professional back up dancer for artists such as Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Paulina Rubio, Jamelia and more. Later he was hired as a choreographer and worked on many music videos and tours in Canada and Asia.
In 2003, Falk decided to stay in Los Angeles for good and pursue his dream of becoming an actor. He made his acting debut in the Emmy Award winning show Arrested Development in 2005. Small parts in Journeyman and numerous low-budget films followed.
In 2008, Hentschel decided to create his own projects and wrote the short film Who is Bobby Domino, where he met his production partner Jesse Grce. The two of them went on to write and produce more short films, of which many entered some of the most prestigious film festivals in the world and won numerous accolades.
In 2009, Falk landed his first big budget feature film role as Bernhard the assassin, co-starring next to Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz in Knight and Day. The following year, Falk played the role of drug addict Richard Conway on TNT’s The Closer, starring Kyra Sedgwick.
In 2011, Hentschel played opposite singer Justin Bieber in the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode "Targets of Obsession" (Season 11, Episode 15). He also played in the NCIS: Los Angeles episode "Archangel" (Season 2, Episode 13).
In StreetDance 2 (2012), he played a major role as Ash, the leader of a street dance crew that performed at a championship in Paris against a rival crew called Invincible.
In 2013 he had a supporting role in White House Down where he played Motts, one of the mercenaries who take over the White House. He also starred in the Crackle original movie Extraction where he played Rudolf Martin, a terrorist linked to the National Defense Fund. He guest starred in one episode of the tv series Revenge as Gregor Hoffman.