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Max Herbrechter, actor, comedian, Hamburg
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  • Actor
  • comedian
Born on 12.03.1958 in Dortmund (65 Years)

Basic data

Immediate working areaHamburg
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Hamburg



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About Max Herbrechter

Growing up in the Ruhr area, actor Max Herbrechter, born in Dortmund in 1958, completes the renowned Folkwang Hochschule in Essen. He plays at various theaters (including Residenztheater München) and performs with his own Solo-Program! As a stand-up comedian he toured from 1992 to 1997 with the program "S.O.S. - Mayday" through many cities in Germany. The German television viewer impresses his striking face in the television series DIESE DROMBUSCHS. Herbrechter is known to a wide audience through the Ruhr Area saga ROTE ERDE II (Director: Klaus Emmerich).
From the screen is an indispensable, developed over the years to a popular series actor (including doctors, PEPPER GRAINS, WINKER KING), takes episodic roles (POLICE AIR 110, THE OLD), plays in seven TATORT episodes (including PAULINE, THE LOST KIND), embodies a wide variety of characters in numerous television films. Cinemagoers meet Max Herbrechter from Sherry Horman's IRREN MALE, Miguel Alexandre's Cinema debut GRAN PARADISO, Christoph Schaub's tragicomedy GIULIAS VERSCHWINDEN or the FilmMusical ROCK IT! by Mike Marzuk.
He plays a role in the literary adaptation THE TASTE OF APPLE CERAMICS (Director: Vivian Naefe), plays HEINZ in BLÜTENTREÄUME after the play by Lutz Hübner and Sarah Nemitz, is the FATHER in the film adaptation of Ferdinand von Schirachs
VOLKSFEST, and also in PETTERSSON AND FINDUS II & III you can see Max Herbrechter!
At the moment he is in front of the camera for 3 Ninety Minutes as LKA & Police Chief of Split for the ARD.
As of 2019


1981 to 1985Folkwang University of the Arts [de]


2009Publikumsverkehr Filmfest Locarno für GULIAS VERSCHWINDEN
1997Foreign student award/Hochschul Oskar für ROCHADE Doppelrolle

Movies as actor

2024Die Toten am Meer - Der Ruf der Meerjungfrau (aka Wasserfrau) (WT)
Bergmann [L]
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Andreas SennBergmann [L]
2023Erzgebirgskrimi - Mord auf dem Jakobsweg (WT)
n.a. [SR]
TV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Markus Imbodenn.a. [SR]
2023Friesland - Abdrift (WT)
n.a. [SR]
TV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Astrid Schultn.a. [SR]
2023Der Kroatien-Krimi - Die toten Frauen von Brač
Tomislav Vucevic [SR]
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Michael KreindlTomislav Vucevic [SR]
2023Der Kroatien-Krimi - Scheidung auf Kroatisch
Tomislav Vucevic [SR]
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Michael KreindlTomislav Vucevic [SR]
2023114 - Der große Streik (WT)
Adolph Westphal [L]
Docu-Fiction, NDR [de], RB - Radio Bremen TV [de], SWR [de]MultipleAdolph Westphal [L]
2022Der Kroatien Krimi - Der Todesritt
Tomislav Vucevic [SR]
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Michael KreindlTomislav Vucevic [SR]
2022Anna und ihr Untermieter - Wenn du träumst von der Liebe
Klaus [SR]
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Dagmar SeumeKlaus [SR]
2022Mein Traum, meine Geschichte
Władysław Skłodowski [SR]
Documentary Series, SWR [de]Marco GadgeWładysław Skłodowski [SR]
Der Kroatien Krimi - Split vergisst nie

Tomislav Kovacic [SR]
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Michael KreindlTomislav Kovacic [SR]
2021Die Toten am Meer - Der Wikinger
Bergmann [L]
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Michaela KezeleBergmann [L]
2021Der Kroatien-Krimi - Vor Mitternacht
n.a. [SR]
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Michael Kreindln.a. [SR]
2021Der Kroatien-Krimi - Tod im roten Kleid
Tomislav Kovacić [SR]
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Michael KreindlTomislav Kovacić [SR]
2021Why Chickens Don't Fly
Opa [SR]
Feature FilmNaira Cavero OrihuelOpa [SR]
2020Der Dänemark-Krimi - Rauhnächte
Harald Vestergaard [SR]
TV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de]Christian TheedeHarald Vestergaard [SR]
2019Anna und ihr Untermieter - Aller Anfang ist schwer
Klaus [GS]
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Ralf HuettnerKlaus [GS]
Polizeiruf 110 - Tod einer Journalistin

Eric Gerling [SR]
TV-Movie (Series), Degeto [de], rbb [de]Stephan RickEric Gerling [SR]
2019Der Kroatien-Krimi - Tränenhochzeit
Tomislav Covacic [SR]
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Michael KreindlTomislav Covacic [SR]
2019Der Kroatien-Krimi - Tote Mädchen
Tomislav Covacic [L]
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Michael KreindlTomislav Covacic [L]
2019Die Toten am Meer
Bergmann [SR]
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Johannes GrieserBergmann [SR]

Speaker engagements

YearTitleProject typeActivityClient
2016ANDERE WELTENKonzertlesung mit Aida Sikira PianistinSprecher Texte v.F.von SchirachEigenproduktion www.aidasikira.de

Other projects

YearProject typeTitleActivityCompany
2019 - TodayEventACHTUNG VORURTEILE v. Sir Peter Ustinov KonzertlesungSpeaker and performerdieKulturmacherin

Basic data

Height176 cm
Weight88 kg - 194 lb.
Body typeaverage
Clothing size52- 54
Ethnic appearancewhite central european
Hair colourdark blond
Hair lengthmedium
Eye colourgreen-brown
Voice typetenor
Experience abroadCentral America: Costa Rica
North America: Canada
Northern Europe: Sweden
East Asia: China
South Africa: South Africa
Southeast Asia: Thailand
Immediate working areaHamburg
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Hamburg