Max Riemelt

Actor | * 01/07/1984 (40) | Berlin (Germany)
Max Riemelt (born 7 January 1984) is a German actor, known internationally for playing Wolfgang Bogdanow in the Netflix series Sense8. In Germany, he is known for many years of television and cinema. ()

Max Riemelt (born in East Berlin, East Germany on 7 January 1984) is a German actor. Internationally, he is best known for playing Wolfgang Bogdanow in the television series Sense8. He is also well-known for acting in movies such as Before the Fall (2004), The Wave (2008) and Free Fall (2013). At the 2004 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, he won the best actor award for ‘Napola’ and in the 2006 Bavarian Film Awards, he won the best young actor award for ‘Der Rote Kakadu’.Riemelt's career began in Germany at the age of 13, in the TV productions Eine Familie zum Küssen and Praxis Bülowbogen. The following year Riemelt played his first leading role in the ZDF Christmas series Zwei allein (director: Matthias Steurer): the Waisenkind "Max Loser". In the video for the title song "Two of a Kind" by the Hamburg duo "R & B", Riemelt has a cameo appearance. He has starred in all of Dennis Gansel's feature films, starting with Mädchen, Mädchen. In 2013, he starred in the movie Free Fall with Hanno Koffler, in which he plays Kay Engel, a police officer in training. The movie depicts a gay love story and has been compared to Brokeback Mountain.From 2015 to 2018, he starred in The Wachowskis' Netflix series Sense8, playing Wolfgang Bogdanow, a German safe cracker. The first season received positive reviews from critics. In 2020, he joined the cast of The Matrix 4.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Max Riemelt

Bavarian Film Awards Undine Award Deutscher Fernsehpreis Grimme-Preis Günter Rohrbach Film Award Chevalier Des Arts Et Des Lettres Hof International Film Festival Jupiter Award (film award)
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Movies with Max Riemelt as Actor(54)

2024 2:1
2023 Golem
as Matthias2023 Ernesto’s Island
as Jan Olsmer2022 Ein Taxi zur Bescherung
as Paul2021 Precious Ivie
as Lutz Gehring2020 Der Schneegänger
as Markus2019 Head Burst
as Andi Werner2017 Berlin Syndrome
as Steffen2016 Icons of Light
as Bruder Krapp2015 Sanctuary
as Wolfgang Bogdanovic2015 Sense8: Creating the World
as Jo2015 Amnesia
as Johann2014 Warsaw 44
as Jonas2014 To Life!
as Bernd Rosemeyer2014 Elly Beinhorn – Alleinflug
as Kay Engel2013 Free Fall
as Adrian Davids2013 Der zweite Mann
as Ralf Seifert2013 Blutgeld
as Friedrich Burg2012 The German Friend
as Daniel Gerber2012 Foreign deployment
as Tim2012 Partly Sunny
as Lars Dewenter2012 A Family of Three
as Thomas2012 Playoff
as Marcus2012 Forgotten
as Dima2012 The Fourth State
as Chris2011 Urban Explorer
as Thomas Hafner2011 Schandmal – Der Tote im Berg
as Tom Serner2010 We Are the Night
as 'Momo'2009 13 Semester
as Andreas Niedrig2008 Run for Your Life!
as Arnold2008 Up! Up! To the sky
as Meikel2008 Thousand Oceans
as Marco2008 The Wave
as Edgar (Polizist), Art. 22007 GG 19 – Deutschland in 19 Artikeln
as Gefreiter Kerner2007 An die Grenze
as Charly2007 Snipers Valley
as Siggi2006 The Red Cockatoo
as Carl-Friedrich von Krempin2006 Der Untergang der Pamir
as Ingo2006 Hallesche Kometen
as Aljoscha2005 Nachtasyl
as Friedrich Weimer2004 Before the Fall
as Flin2004 Girls on Top 2
as Björn Michels2003 Lottoschein ins Glück
as Flin2001 Girls on Top
as Schappi2000 Brennendes Schweigen

TV Shows/Series with Max Riemelt as Actor(16)

as Wolfgang Berns2023 Bonn
as Mike Atlas2023 Sleeping Dog
as Schmidt2019 World on Fire
as Wolfgang Bogdanow2015 Sense8
as Dennis Paschmann2010 The Last Cop
as Marek Gorsky2010 In the Face of Crime
as Michael Büssig2006 Der Kriminalist
as Markus Pohl2005 Der Staatsanwalt
as Mirco Venske1998 In aller Freundschaft
as Ingo Grabowski1995 Balko
as Harald Bernhard1992 Wolffs Revier
as himself1991 DAS!
as himself??? Kölner Treff
as Louis Bürger??? Scene of the Crime

Additional Information

Full Name: Max Riemelt
Citizenship: Germany
Born: Saturday, 01/07 1984 (January) in Berlin (Germany) (current age: 40 years + 191 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: German (DE)
Siblings: Lukas Riemelt
Other names for Max Riemelt (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Макс Римельт"
Max Riemelt frequently works together with these people:
Karl Kranzkowski (26x, Actor)
Dietrich Mattausch (23x, Actor)
Götz Schubert (22x, Actor)
André Hennicke (21x, Actor)
Martin Brambach (21x, Actor)
Paul Faßnacht (20x, Actor)
Bernd Tauber (19x, Actor)
Anke Sevenich (19x, Actress)
Hans-Uwe Bauer (19x, Actor)
Angelika Bartsch (19x, Actress)
Hansa Czypionka (19x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1687, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/12/2024