Ulrich Matthes

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Matthes (left) speaking at an interview with Jim Rakete. (right)

Ulrich Matthes (born 9 May 1959) is a German actor, best known for his role as Joseph Goebbels in the film Downfall.

Life and work[edit]

Ulrich Matthes was born in Berlin and educated at the Evangelisches Gymnasium zum Grauen Kloster. He studied acting in the early 1980s in Berlin under Else Bongers. In the 2004 movie Downfall he plays Joseph Goebbels. In the 2004 movie The Ninth Day, he plays Fr. Henri Kremer, a Catholic priest imprisoned at Dachau.




External links[edit]


  1. ^ Ulrich Matthes in: Förderpreis für Literatur der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf
  2. ^ "Ulrich Matthes". Goldene Kamera (in German). Retrieved 1 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Antanoviča, Agnija (13 October 2016). "Feature film Mellow Mud and documentary Under the Sun win Lielais Kristaps awards". LETA. Retrieved 29 November 2016.