Jürgen Vogel

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Jürgen Vogel
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Jürgen Vogel in February 2010
Born Jürgen Peter Vogel
(1968-04-29) 29 April 1968 (age 46)
Hamburg, Germany
Occupation Actor, screenwriter, film producer and singer
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Madeleine Sommerfeld
Children Maria Vogel

Jürgen Peter Vogel (German pronunciation: [ˈjʏɐ̯ɡən ˈpeːtɐ ˈfoːɡəl]; born 29 April 1968 in Hamburg) is a German actor, screenwriter, film producer and singer.[1] He is one of the most successful character actors of German cinema and had his break in 1992 with Little Sharks (de).[2]

Biography[edit]

Jürgen Vogel is the son of a Hamburg waiter and a housewife. He worked as a child model, later had various jobs and visited the Munich drama school for one day.[2] In 1985 he moved to Berlin, where he shared a flat with German actor Richy Müller. He states himself that he got inspired by the movie Taxi Driver with Robert De Niro. He became famous with the movie Little Sharks (de) (German: Kleine Haie) in 1992. He got the Silver Bear award in 2006 for his work as an actor, co-author and co-producer for the film The Free Will (German: Der freie Wille). Vogel has a daughter, Maria (born 1988) from a previous relationship. He is married to Madeleine Sommerfeld.

Awards[edit]

Selected Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes


1989 Bumerang-Bumerang (de) Pit Malek Hans W. Geißendörfer
1990 Rosamunde (de) Emil Egon Günther
1992 Little Sharks (de) Ingo Hermann Sönke Wortmann
1993 Violence: The Last Resort Martin Rainer Kaufmann (de) TV movie
1994 Wachtmeister Zumbühl (de) Albin Urs Odermatt
1995 Silent Night Frank Dani Levy
1996 Sexy Sadie Edgar Matthias Glasner (de)
1997 Smilla's Sense of Snow Nils Jakkelsen Bille August
1997 Life is All You Get Jan Nebel Wolfgang Becker
1997 Die Apothekerin (de) Levin Graber Rainer Kaufmann (de)
1998 Der Pirat Jan Bernd Schadewald (de) TV movie
2000 Das Phantom Leo Kramer Dennis Gansel TV movie
2000 Angry Kisses Father Bachman Judith Kennel (de)
2001 Emil and the Detectives Max Grundeis Franziska Buch
2001 Sass (de) Erich Sass Carlo Rola (de)
2002 Nackt (de) Boris Doris Dörrie
2003 Mein Name ist Bach Frederick the Great Dominique de Rivaz (fr)
2003 Rosenstraße Arthur von Eschenbach Margarethe von Trotta
2003 Good Bye Lenin! (cameo) Wolfgang Becker
2005 Barfuss janitor Til Schweiger
2006 The Free Will Theo Stoer Matthias Glasner (de)
2006 Emma's Bliss Max Sven Taddicken (de)
2006 A Friend of Mine Hans Sebastian Schipper (de)
2006 Where Is Fred? Alex Anno Saul (de)
2007 Rabbit Without Ears as himself Til Schweiger
2008 The Wave Rainer Wenger Dennis Gansel
2009 Schwerkraft (de) Vince Holland Maximilian Erlenwein (de)
2011 Hotel Lux Siggi Meyer Leander Haußmann
2012 Mercy Niels Matthias Glasner (de)
2013 Wolfskinder Onkel
2014 Stereo Erik Maximilian Erlenwein (de)

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1990 Tatort: Rendezvous Daniel
1991 Tatort: Blutwurstwalzer Alex
1996 Polizeiruf 110: Kleine Dealer, große Träume (de) Atze Pöhlein
2002 Tatort: Flashback Rudi Eltmann
2004 Tatort: Der vierte Mann Harry Wolter
2005 Tatort: Wo ist Max Gravert? (de) Roman Mielcke
2009-2011 Schillerstraße Himself

References[edit]

  1. ^ Faine, Jon (2008-05-06). "Jurgen Vogel and Lorna Crozier and Sam Hamill - ABC Melbourne - Australian Broadcasting Corporation". Abc.net.au. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 
  2. ^ a b Jürgen Vogel in "German Who is Who"
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Jürgen Vogel at IMdB"
  4. ^ "Jupiter (Filmpreis)". Wikipedia (in German). Retrieved 23 November 2013. 

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