Joey Zimmermann, actor, Berlin
©2020 Magdalena Höfner
  • Actor
Acting age 45 to 61 Years

Basic data

LanguagesEnglish French German
Italian
Dialects
Basel-German, British (Standard),
Swiss-German
Singing
A cappella
Rock/Pop Schlager
Instrumentsclarinet
Skills (dance)Ballet Butoh Contact Improvisation Standard
Skills (sports)fencing (stage) ice skating paddling pilates ping-pong skiing yoga
Immediate working areaBerlin
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Berlin
NationalityBritish, Swiss
LicencesB (car) [eu]
Further referencesrelated to Lindy Heymann (BAFTA) , London

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About Joey Zimmermann

Joey Zimmermann was born 1961 in London-Hammersmith. He grew up in Basel and in Ticino, the italian part of Switzerland. After A-level and first traineeships and small stage roles at the Basler Theater he degreed as an actor at the Acting Academy in Zurich (ZHDK). 1989 he was the main-role in the movie -Dreissig Jahre- (by Christoph Schaub).
In the same year he then started at the Schauspiel Köln, where he staged for a year and changed then to the Schiller-Theater in Berlin. After that he decided to stay in Berlin and work free-lance among others with Theater Affekt, Tanztheater Skoronel, Theater Thikwa, Volksbühne Berlin and in movies (a.o. the serial: Hinter Gittern). Later he was employed at the Schauspiel Bonn, the Schauspielhaus Zürich, the Theater an der Winkelwiese, the Niedersächsische Staatstheater Hannover, the Nationaltheater Mannheim and at the Schauspielhaus Wien.
In Switzerland he continued to play in movies and in free projects as Schauplatz International and the self-reliant Groups -RustWolfZimmermann- and -Freunde des Glücks-.
2005 to 2012 he took a regular job at the Theater Aachen. He worked with Ludger Engels, Albrecht Hirche, Monika Gintersdorfer, Elina Finkel, Anne Lenk, Hans-Werner Kroesinger, Christina Rast and many other directors.
Repeatedly he realises own projects, often relating between visual and performing arts.
Since 2012 he is working as a free-lance in theatre and film.

Known for

Training

Year 
2017 to 2018Yogibar (Yogalehrer Basis- Ausbildung (200h))
2014/4Tim Garde Coaching (Berlin ”Aktuelle Filmschauspiel-Techniken und Kamera-Arbeit zur Casting & Dreh-)
2013/5Tim Garde (Seminar Typisierung und Showreel optimieren)
2013FOCAL (Corinna Glaus: Casting, E-Casting, ColdReading)
2013Coachingteam Frank Betzelt (Kommunikation zwischen Regisseuren und Schauspielern)
1984 to 1988ZHdK - Zurich University of the Arts [ch] (Schauspiel-Akademie, Diplom)

Awards

YearAward
2012Träger des Goldenes Kammer-Bühnenbretts - Aachen
1995„Lila“ in der er in der Regie von Stefan Bachmannr zu sehen war, erhielt den Friedrich-Luft-Preis
1989Im Wettbewerb Filmfestival Locarno mit: Dreissig Jahre

Projects as actor

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YearTitleGenreDirectorRole
2022Die Theorie von Allem / The Theory of Everything (WT)
Police officer [BP]
Feature FilmTimm KrögerPolice officer [BP]
2021Atomen / Reigen (WT)
Adam [L]
Independent Feature FilmKate CraggAdam [L]
2021Die Känguru-Verschwörung
Flat Eather aka Maurus Thor [BP]
Feature FilmMarc-Uwe KlingFlat Eather aka Maurus Thor [BP]
2021
Tatort - Risiken mit Nebenwirkungen

Lawyer Stählin [SR]
TV-Movie (Series), SRF [ch]Christine RepondLawyer Stählin [SR]
2019Capelli Code (WT)
Kantonspolizist Ch. Steiner [SSR]
SeriesAlex MartinKantonspolizist Ch. Steiner [SSR]
2019
Die Känguru-Chroniken - Reload3D

Gefängnisinsasse [BP]
Feature FilmDani LevyGefängnisinsasse [BP]
2017Wolkenbruch's Wondrous Journey into the Arms of a Shiksa
Ari Süsskind [SR]
Feature FilmMichael SteinerAri Süsskind [SR]
2017
Tatort - Die Musik stirbt zuletzt

Franz Gerber
TV-Movie (Series), SRF [ch]Dani LevyFranz Gerber
2016
Der Bestatter

Vlady , s5e4 Schlagabtausch [LE]
TV Series, SRF [ch]Katalin GödrösVlady , s5e4 Schlagabtausch [LE]
2016
Wunderlich´s World

Regisseur [SR]
Feature FilmDani LevyRegisseur [SR]
2016Sergej - Toilet Stories (WT)
Sergej [L]
Short FilmCarly Coco SchraderSergej [L]
2015
Kurt Früh reloaded - Aquarium

Klaus [SR]
Short FilmCosima FreiKlaus [SR]
2015
Bordeaux Lip - A Perfume (WT)

alter Mann [L]
Music VideoPeer Flüglistalleralter Mann [L]
2014God will snap our arms like twigs
Thomson [L]
Short FilmKyle HellerThomson [L]
2014
Cassian

Gion Domenig [SS]
SeriesSebastian KlingerGion Domenig [SS]
2013Äpp yourself (WT)
Kai [L]
Short FilmBettina SchmidleKai [L]
2013
Bild mit Ton

Kritiker [LE]
TV Magazine, Schweizer Sportfernsehen SSF [ch]Lara StollKritiker [LE]
2009
Kommissar Stolberg

Gärtner (Eine Frage der Ehre) [SS]
TV Series, ZDF [de]Tom ZenkerGärtner (Eine Frage der Ehre) [SS]
2003Von Angesicht zu Angesicht
Vater [SR]
Short FilmEric AndreaeVater [SR]
20021000 Deutschmark
Dominik [SR]
Short FilmZoran ZekanovicDominik [SR]

Projects as voice actor / speaker

YearTitleGenreRoleActor
2017Haus am Waldsee - For HorsesVideo Installationdiv. Voices [L]

Theatre engagements

YearProduction nameRoleDirectorTheatre
2022 - 2023AlzheimBrabblerLudger EngelsStaatstheater Cottbus
2019Ich werde das Land durchwandern, das Du bistMaurice Chappaz---Imboden-Produktion. Bille/Chappaz - Briefwechsel
2017 - 2018ALZHEIM, MusiktheaterBrabblerLudger EngelsKonzert Theater Bern
2016Der Richter und sein HenkerGastmannFankhauserSchlucht-Theater, Freilicht
2015Woran man einen Juden erkennen kanndivNoam Brusilovskib.a.t. Berlin
2014 - 2015The PROJECTdivEnzo ScanziTeatro Matto Zürich
2013 - 2014King LearKentLisa NielebockKonzerttheater Bern
2012TartuffeMme Pernell, BuffonChristina RastTheater Aachen
2012King Arthur Semioper PurcellMerlinAlbrecht HircheTheater Aachen
2012Spieltrieb nach Juli ZehHöfingAnne LenkTheater Aachen
2011Ronja RäubertochterGlatzenPeerCordula DäuperTheater Aachen
2011Hiob n Joseph RothMendel SingerElina FinkelTheater Aachen
2011Ein VolksfeindBürgermeister StockmannElina FinkelTheater Aachen
2005 - 2012Festengagementdiv.div.Theater Aachen
2004DafkeJossi HerodiasBarry KoskySchauspielhaus Wien
1995 - 1996Die MöweKonstantinGerhard WillertNationaltheater Mannheim
1994 - 1997Pentheslea Lila Tragödie der Rächerdiv.Stefan BachmannTheater Affekt

Speaker engagements

YearTitleProject typeActivityClient
2014Männergeschichten aus der zeitgenössischen BelletrLesungSprecherAntikenmuseum Basel, Nacht der Museen 2014
2013VSKB / Basler EditionTV-SpotSprecherHastings Zürich

Basic data

Height175 cm
Weight70 kg - 154 lb.
Body typeslim
Clothing size48
Ethnic appearancewhite central european
Hair colourdark blond
Hair lengthbald head
Eye colourblue
NationalityBritish, Swiss
LanguagesEnglish French German
Italian
Dialects
Basel-German, British (Standard),
Swiss-German
Voice typetenor
Singing
A cappella
Rock/Pop Schlager
Instrumentsclarinet
Skills (dance)Ballet Butoh Contact Improvisation Standard
Skills (sports)fencing (stage) ice skating paddling pilates ping-pong skiing yoga
Experience abroadCentral Europe: Austria, Croatia, Germany, Switzerland
North America: USA
Eastern Europe: Ukraine
Southern Europe: Italy
Western Europe: England, France, Netherlands, United Kingdom
LicencesB (car) [eu]
Further referencesrelated to Lindy Heymann (BAFTA) , London
Immediate working areaBerlin
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Berlin
Accommodation possibilitiesAmsterdam, Basel, Berlin, Bremen, Cologne, Locarno, London, Milan, Tel Aviv, Vienna, Zurich
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