June 2, 1935 |
Hennstedt, Dithmarschen, Germany
|Occupation||Television journalist, actor, author|
Wieben was born in Hennstedt, Dithmarschen. After school he studied theater at Max-Reinhardt-Schule für Schauspiel in Berlin. Later he worked as a journalist for Radio Bremen. From 1972 to 1998 Wieben was a news presenter on the TV channel ARD in Tagesschau. Wieben has authored books in Low German, a regional language in Northern Germany. He also appeared in Falco's song Jeanny: The part of the Newsflash in the track is spoken by Wieben.
- Wenn't Abend ward. Heide : Boyens, 1999
- Melodie der Meere. Hamburg : Kabel, 1997
- Mien plattdüütsch Wiehnachtsbook. Heide in Holstein : Boyens, 1993
- Mien plattdüütsch Leesbook. Heide in Holstein : Boyens, 1986