Thomas Borchert

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Thomas Borchert
Born (1966-07-20) July 20, 1966 (age 50)
Essen, Germany
Occupation Stage actor

Thomas Borchert (born July 20, 1966 in Essen, Germany) is a German actor, singer, and songwriter. He has performed especially in musical theatre.


In 1988, Borchert, with his rock band "Cakewalk", won a prize in a music festival sponsored by the German broadcasting network NDR. He finished high school that same year, then went to the Stage School of Music, Dance and Drama in Hamburg. His first professional role was as Rum Tum Tugger in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats, in 1990-1991. Recently, he appeared as Maxim de Winter in a Stuttgart production of the musical Rebecca.[1]

Borchert married the violinist Rebecca Thümer in 2005. He has a son from his first marriage.


Discography (selected works)[edit]

  • Jim Steinman: Tanz der Vampire. Markus Tüpker, Essen [2004]
  • Deluxe. Markus Tüpker, Essen / Alive, Cologne (Vertrieb) [2004]
  • Frank Wildhorn: Jekyll & Hyde (highlights). BMG Ariola, Munich [u. a.] [2002]
  • Buddy. Sony Music Entertainment, Frankfurt am Main [1994]


Borchert won the 2002 German Musical Award for best actor for his performance in the title roles of Jekyll & Hyde.


  1. ^ Rebecca – Das Musical (in German)
  2. ^ Thomas Borchert Infoservice - Biografie

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