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Max Riemelt

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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Jan 7, 1984 In Berlin, Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Grimme-Preis-Verleihung 1964-01-16
Latest Project:
Movie Free Fall 2 2022
Known For
Poster of Golem
Poster of Berlin Syndrome
Poster of The Wave
Poster of Before the Fall
Movie Free Fall 2 Kay Engel 2022
Movie Golem Unknown 2022
Movie The Angel Makers Unknown 2022
Movie The Peppercorns and the Secret of the Deep Sea Oliver 2021-09-30
Movie The Matrix Resurrections Unknown 2021-12-15
Movie Der Schneegänger Unknown 2020-03-05
Movie My Mother's Girlfriend Jan 2019-03-13
Series World on Fire Schmidt 2019-09-29
Movie Head Burst Markus 2019-10-17
Movie Sense8: Amor Vincit Omnia Wolfgang Bogdanow 2018-06-08
Movie Berlin Syndrome Andi Werner 2017-04-20
Movie Icons of Light Steffen 2016-01-07
Movie Sense8: Happy F*cking New Year Wolfgang Bogdanow 2016-12-23
Movie Sanctuary Bruder Krapp 2015-06-18
Movie Storno: Todsicher versichert Rupert 2015-05-20
Series Sense8 Wolfgang Bogdanow 2015-06-05
Movie Sense8: Creating the World Wolfgang Bogdanovic 2015-08-01
Movie Amnesia Jo 2015-08-19
Movie Elly Beinhorn – Alleinflug Bernd Rosemeyer 2014-03-30
Movie To Life! Jonas 2014-11-27
Movie Warsaw 44 Johann 2014-07-30
Movie Free Fall Kay Engel 2013-05-27
Movie Blutgeld Ralf Seifert 2013-10-28
Movie Der zweite Mann Adrian Davids 2013-10-25
Movie The Fourth State Dima 2012-03-08
Movie Playoff Thomas 2012-03-09
Movie A Family of Three Lars Dewenter 2012-01-10
Movie Forgotten Marcus 2012-12-20
Movie Partly Sunny Tim 2012-09-06
Movie Auslandseinsatz Daniel Gerber 2012-10-18
Movie The German Friend Friedrich Burg 2012-09-18
Movie Schandmal – Der Tote im Berg Thomas Hafner 2011-03-14
Movie Urban Explorer Chris 2011-09-08
Series The Last Cop Dennis Paschmann 2010-04-12
Series In Face of the Crime Marek Gorsky 2010-04-27
Movie We Are the Night Tom Serner 2010-10-28
Movie 13 Semester 'Momo' 2009-10-29
Movie Up! Up! To the sky Arnold 2008-01-17
Movie The Wave Marco 2008-03-11
Movie Run for Your Life! Andreas Niedrig 2008-04-24
Movie Thousand Oceans Meikel 2008-10-02
Movie An die Grenze Gefreiter Kerner 2007-07-27
Movie GG 19 – Deutschland in 19 Artikeln Edgar (Polizist), Art. 2 2007-05-31
Movie Snipers Valley Charly 2007-11-10
Movie The Red Cockatoo Siggi 2006-02-16
Movie Hallesche Kometen Ingo 2006-01-19
Movie Der Untergang der Pamir Carl-Friedrich von Krempin 2006-10-08
Series Der Kriminalist Michael Büssig 2006-12-08
Series Der Staatsanwalt Markus Pohl 2005-01-10
Movie Nachtasyl Aljoscha 2005-10-01
Movie Girls on Top 2 Flin 2004-06-17
Movie Before the Fall Friedrich Weimer 2004-07-04
Movie Lottoschein ins Glück Björn Michels 2003-06-13
Movie Girls on Top Flin 2001-03-29
Movie Mein Vater und andere Betrüger Robertino 2001-11-09
Movie Bear on the Run Tom 2000-11-10
Movie Brennendes Schweigen Schappi 2000-12-01
Series Deutscher Fernsehpreis himself 1999-10-02
Series Zwei allein Max 1998-01-01
Series In aller Freundschaft Mirco Venske 1998-10-26
Movie Eine Familie zum Küssen Unknown 1997-01-01
Series Alphateam – Die Lebensretter im OP Timo 1997-01-02
Series Alarm for Cobra 11: The Motorway Police Marcel Freese 1996-03-12
Series Balko Ingo Grabowski 1995-03-19
Series Wolffs Revier Harald Bernhard 1992-09-17
Series DAS! Self 1991-01-02
Series Bayerischer Filmpreis Self 1979-12-01
Series Kölner Treff Self 1976-01-25
Series Scene of the Crime Louis Bürger 1970-11-29
Series Grimme-Preis-Verleihung himself 1964-01-16