Bruno F. Apitz

Bruno F. Apitz was born in Dresden in 1957. After studying acting at the Theaterhochschule Leipzig, engagements followed at various German theaters. His roles have included King Claudius in Shakespeare's Hamlet, Mephisto in Goethe's Urfaust and Dr. Stockmann in Ibsen's Ein Volksfeind. For many years, Bruno F. Apitz has been acting mainly for film and television productions, in which he has appeared in well over 100 roles to date, including several episodes of the Tatort series, other crime films and many series. He has filmed in Ireland, France, Italy and South Africa, among other places. He became known to a large audience through the leading role of chief inspector Hans Moor in the successful ZDF series Notruf Hafenkante. He played this role for almost 10 years and was honored with the 2nd place of the audience award Coolest Commissioner in 2019. Bruno F. Apitz is a member of the German Film Academy. In addition to his work as an actor, he is active for various radio drama and dubbing projects and performs successfully with different readings. For many years Bruno F. Apitz has also been known as a painter and has been successfully represented in many exhibitions, including the Hamburg gallery Daniel und die Kunst, the ZeitGalerie Berlin and the Brandenburgischer KunstpreisSchloss Neuhardenberg. In addition, he supports with his works various charities, such as the HOPE Cape Town, the Cancer Foundation Betroffen and Nestwärme e.V., In April 2021 he opened his own gallery Atelier Bruno in Berlin.

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