Dieter Landuris studied acting in Germany, at the Otto-Falckenberg-Acting School in Munich. He is a stage and film actor. He was seen in theatres like "Grips Theater Berlin", the "Theater am Kurfürstendamm", „Staatsoperette Dresden“ or the "Landestheater Salzburg". He toured the world with the big hit play „LINE 1“ (in the english version in New York, London, Jerusalem, Australia, etc.) Since 2009 he is performing as a brilliant 95 character in the hit show FOREVER YOUNG at the Renaissance Theatre, Berlin. His film appearance is reminiscent of Al Pacino. His break through came with the famous detective series ALLES AUSSER MORD (1994-97) playing the tricky detective Uli Fichte, directed by Roland Suso Richter, Sigi Rothemund, Kai Wessel and other named german directors. Important movie features are the award winning black comedy DIE MUTTER DES KILLERS (1997) directed by Volker Einrauch, the comedy DAS MERKWÜRDIGE VERHALTEN GESCHLECHTSREIFER GROSSSTÄDTER ZUR PAARUNGSZEIT (1998), directed by Marc Rothemund. Landuris is a significant versatile performer known for the charismatic lover in comedy movies as much as the gentle anti-hero in romantic dramas or the quirky bird in black comedies. He starred in successful german feature films like the award winning computer thriller 23 (1999), with August Diehl, the 80ies Punkmusic drama VERSCHWENDE DEINE JUGEND (2003) or the 60ies comedy PORNORAMA (2007). In the US - german psychothriller THE CHILD (2011) Dieter Landuris starred with Eric Roberts, Ben Becker, and Sunny Mabrey. 2017 he is „The Priest“ in the Horrormovie SKIN CREEPERS directed by Ezra Tsingaye. STAND UP is a feature film, directed by Timo Jacobs (2019)
Landuris is the german voice of Sharlto Copley in DISTRICT 9 and ELYSIUM, as well as the voice of Robert Gustafsson in THE 100-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED and its sequel.
His first Solo Music Album: GÖTTLICHE AFFÄREN released by Koch Universal, 2006
Landuris lives in Berlin and Munich, Germany.
Is a family type.
Is fluent in German, English and Greek and speaks basic French, Italian and Spanish.
Lives with his longtime companion Natascha Shapiro and their two daughters Fanny and Isabella in Berlin and Munich.
Was nominated for the german TV Awards 1996 for the leading part of private detective Uli Fichte in the highly acclaimed detective series Alles ausser Mord (1994 -97) (TV) about a chaotic, heartwarming private detective (the german „Colombo“) who investigates in Hamburg, directed by Ulrich Stark, Roland Suso Richter, Sigi Rothemund, Mickey Rowitz, Kai Wessel, Reinhard Münster and Niki Müllerschön.
2011, Dieter Landuris won the theatre prize „the golden curtain“ for best acting in the songdrama „Forever Young“ at the Renaissance Theater, Berlin.