Tom Beck (actor)

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Tom Beck
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Born
Thomas Helmut Beck

(1978-02-26) February 26, 1978 (age 41)
OccupationSinger-songwriter, actor
Years active2004–present
Musical career
GenresPop, rock, pop-rock
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active2011–present

Thomas "Tom" Helmut Beck (born February 26, 1978 in Nuremberg, Germany) is a German actor, singer, and enterpreneur.

Early life[edit]

Beck finished high school in Neues Gymnasium Nürnberg.[1] He then attended the Bavarian Theatre Academy in Munich, under the Musical degree programme, where he was trained musically and in dancing, and finished with his thesis, Beck-Stage.

Career[edit]

Beck played and sang in two bands; he left King Schlayer, his second, in 2001 after the second year.

After receiving his award at the National Singing Competition in 2001, Beck was engaged as a performer in musicals between 2005 and 2007. Since 2004 he appeared in various television productions. From autumn 2008 to the end of 2013, Beck was seen in the action series Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei alongside Erdoğan Atalay as Kriminallhauptkommissar Ben Jäger. On September 28, 2012, Beck announced his exit from the series at the Bülent Ceylan Show. The last episode with Beck aired in December, 2013.

On March 11, 2011, his first single Sexy was released, which went two weeks later directly in No. 50 in the singles charts. On March 25, 2011, Beck released his first album Superficial Animal, which debuted at number 36 of the German album charts. On October 5, 2012, he released his second studio album, Americanized.

Since his work for Cobra 11, Beck lives in Cologne.

In the summer of 2013, Tom Beck took part in the game show Schlag the Star and won. In October 2013 he participated in the TV total Stock Car Crash Challenge, finishing in 4th place. In February 2014, he also took part in the TV show TV total PokerStars.de Nacht.

In 2015, he played in the Sat.1 television movie Einstein, co-starring with Annika Ernst in the male lead role of police adviser Felix Winterberg. From January 2017 to March 2019, he has also taken over the role in the television series of the same name.

In 2016 he participated in the TV show Grill the Henssler. In the game show Schlag the Star he prevailed against Daniel Aminati and won 100,000 euros.

Personal life[edit]

Since 2015, Beck has been dating fellow actress Chryssanthi Kavazi; in August 2018, they married.

Filmography[edit]

Discography[edit]

Tom Beck at Saarspektakel 2014 in Saarbrücken
Albums
  • 2011: Superficial Animal (2011)
  • 2012: Americanized (2012)
  • 2013: Americanized Tour 2013 (2013)
  • 2014: Unplugged in Köln (2014)
  • 2015: So wie es ist (2015)
Singles
  • 2011: Sexy (2011)
  • 2011: Drive My Car (2011)
  • 2011: The Longing (2011)
  • 2012: Der Moment (2012)
  • 2012: Ain't got you (2012)
  • 2012: Nice Guys Finish Last (2012)
  • 2013: This Time (2013)
  • 2014: Fort von hier (2014)

Tours[edit]

  • Americanized Tour (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ruf, Birgit (January 9, 2008). "Der Nürnberger Tom Beck spielt bei "Cobra 11" mit". nordbayern (in German). Nürnberger Nachrichten. Retrieved June 6, 2015.

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