Klaus Hoffmann

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©2016 Malene
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©2016 Malene

Facts

Height
178 cm
Hair
Dark blond
Eyes
Blue/Grey
Languages
English
Accents
Berlinish
Training
Education: Max-Reinhardt-Schule, Berlin
Voice
Bariton
Dance
Pantomime, Jazztanz
Sports
fencing, skiing, horseback riding, karate, judo, boxing, acrobatics
Instruments
guitar, piano
Solo Performances
Musical One-Man Shows, Readings
 

Videos

Biography

Born in Berlin in 1951, Klaus Hoffmann has lived there since. Around the year 1968 he began to write his first songs, which he performed in local clubs. Encouraged by colleagues and friends from the theater he started drama school in 1970 at the Max-Reinhardt-Schule in Berlin. In 1974 he made his debut at the Freie Volksbühne Berlin as Alan in EQUUS staged by Kurt Hübner, followed in 1975 by his appearance as Romeo in Kurt Hübner´s production of ROMEO AND JULIET, as Darkie in THE FOOL (Bond) in 1977/78 at the Thalia-Theater Hamburg, and as Ferdinand in INTRIGUE AND LOVE.
Klaus Hoffmann´s shot his first TV-movie in 1974. Other film and TV appearances followed. In 1976 he played Clemens in DIE FASTNACHTSBEICHTE directed by Eberhard Itzenplitz. He was granted the " Goldene Kamera" award in 1976 for the role of Edgar Wibeau in DIE NEUEN LEIDEN DES JUNGEN W/THE NEW SORROWS OF YOUNG W. He appeared in THE SERPENT´S EGG by Ingmar Bergmann and in THE LADY OF THE CAMELLIAS/LA DAME AUX CAMÉLIAS by Tom Toelle in 1977.

Klaus Hoffmann's first record was presented in 1975. More than thirty LP's und CD's followed. He toured all of Europe as a singer and entertainer. He presented a diversity of different TV-shows and concert evenings. One of these he was awarded with the " Goldene Europa" as "Stage-Event of the Year" : his overwhelming presentation of BREL - DIE LETZTE VORSTELLUNG at the Schillertheater Berlin.

Klaus Hoffman speaks English and French. He lives in Berlin.

Publications

Movies

1979

Henri Angst
(name part)
Ingo-Kratisch/Regina-Ziegler-Produktion
dir.: Ingo Kratisch
Berlin

1977

The Serpent's Egg
(SA-guy)
Rialto-Film/Laurentiis
dir.: Ingmar Bergmann
Munich
The New Sorrows of Young W.
(Edgar Wibeau)
Artus-Film/SWF
dir.: Eberhard Itzenplitz

1976

Die Fastnachtsbeichte (Zuckmayer)
(Clemens)
Ufa
dir.: Eberhard Itzenplitz
Berlin/Mainz

Tv

1994-2010

various tv-shows and concerts for tv
SFB and RBB

1993

Sänger

1992

Ein Abend mit Klaus Hoffmann

1977/78

Ich mache meine Augen auf + Allein
NDR (two tv-shows)
dir.: Ernst O. Draeger
Hamburg

1977

The Lady of the Camellias
(Armand)
SDR
dir.: Tom Toelle
Stuttgart/Frankreich
Portrait - Klaus Hoffmann
SFB
dir.: Klaus Salge
Berlin

1976

Des Doktors Dilemma
(Louis Dubedat)
Telefilm Saar
dir.: Rolf von Sydow
Saarbrücken
Das Duo
(Ben)
SWF
dir.: Ernst O.Draeger
Bandol/Haarlem/Hamburg
Die Soldaten
(Stolzius)
Intertel
dir.: Peter Beauvais
Munich
Weilburger Kadettenmord
(Theis)
Ufa
dir.: Eberhard Itzenplitz
Berlin/Mainz

1975

Drei Frauen
(Andi)
WDR
dir.: Peter Beauvais
Cologne

1974

Das Piratenmesser
(Lutz Staniek)
Südwestfunk
dir.: Robert A.Stemmle/Erwin Keusch
Baden-Baden

Theatre

2003

Insellieder
Schauspielhaus
Hamburg
Insellieder
Grand Théâtre
Luxemburg
Insellieder
Theater am Kurfürstendamm
conception, script, act and vocals
Berlin

1997

Brel - Die letzte Vorstellung
Schiller-Theater
conception, script, act and vocals
Berlin

1978

Intrigue and Love (Schiller)
(Ferdinand)
Thalia-Theater
dir.: Gerd Heinz
Hamburg

1977/78

The Fool (Edward Bond)
(Darkie)
Thalia-Theater
dir.: Gerd Heinz
Hamburg

1975

Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare)
(name part)
Freie Volksbühne
dir.: Kurt Hübner
Berlin

1974/75

Equus (Peter Shaffer)
(Alan)
Freie Volksbühne
dir.: Kurt Hübner
Berlin