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Alexander Koll (Schauspieler)

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Alexander Koll at the Comedypreis 2016, in October 2016, Cologne.

Alexander Koll (* 1980 in Eschweiler) is a German actor and radio play narrator.

Life

Alexander Koll discovered his love for acting in a literature circle at the Städtisches Gymnasium Eschweiler. After completing his community service and a 6-month stay in Australia, Koll began to study economics and economic geography, which he gave up after only one semester. Koll then completed an internship at the Aachen Theatre before beginning his studies at the Rostock University of Music and Theatre in September 2003[1]which he completed in 2007 with a diploma. Koll had already played one of his first roles in 2005 in the role of Demetrius in William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Mecklenburg State Theatre in Schwerin. From 2007 to 2014 he had a permanent engagement at the Theater Augsburg. Here he was, among others, Sigismund Sülzheimer in the operetta Im weißen Rößl by Ralph Benatzky, Duke Orsino in the Shakespeare comedy Was ihr wollt, Jonathan Brewster in Arsen und Spitzenhäubchen by Joseph Kesselring and Obrist Kottwitz in Prinz Friedrich von Homburg by Heinrich von Kleist.[2][3]

Alexander Koll has been working for film and television since the late 2000s. He starred in the first 111 episodes of the series Die Anrheiner as Inspector Michael Sommer, had guest roles in other series such as SOKO Köln and Mein Leben & Ich and appeared in various episodes of the comedy series Knallerfrauen alongside Martina Hill. Koll has also appeared in several radio drama productions for Westdeutscher Rundfunk.

In 2006 Alexander Koll received a solo prize at the Treffen deutscher Schauspielschulen in Munich. He lives in Aachen.[2]
At the beginning of the 2018 season, Alexander Koll took over the role of Klaus Störtebeker at the Störtebeker Festival on the natural stage in Ralswiek, which he gave up again in January 2020.[4]

Filmography

  • 2008: Angie – Huntresses of the Lost Treasure
  • 2008: In Between (short film)
  • 2009: My life & I – Live your life!
  • 2011-2013: The Anrheiner (episodes 1-111 as police commissioner Michael Sommer)
  • 2012: Eating fries
  • 2012-2014: Firecracker Women (32 episodes)
  • 2013: The Christmas War
  • 2014: Not my day
  • 2014: SOKO Cologne – Death on the Phone
  • 2015: Lindenstraße – With a false bottom
  • 2015: Inga Lindström – Love thy neighbour
  • 2015: Friesland – Family Secrets
  • 2016: In aller Freundschaft – Die jungen Ärzte – Nicht reden, sondern tun
  • 2016: Crime Scene – Taxi to Leipzig
  • 2017-2019: Betty’s Diagnosis (TV Series)
  • 2018: Gladbeck
  • 2019: In aller Freundschaft – Perfect Couples
  • 2019: Heldt – None of us
  • 2019: Kroymann (satire show, 1 episode)
  • 2021: The District Attorney (Season 16 / Episode 1)

Radio plays

  • 2012: Die dumme Augustine – Author: Otfried Preußler – Director: Burkhard Ax
  • 2012: The Halved (Fairy Tale from Italy) – Director: Uwe Schareck and Uta Reitz
  • 2013: Animal Profits – Author: Donna Leon – Director: Uwe Schareck
  • 2013: Rat King Birlibi (Fairy Tale) – Director: Uwe Schareck and Uta Reitz
  • 2013: Das Goldpantöffelchen (Fairy Tale from Spain) – Director: Uwe Schareck and Uta Reitz
  • 2014: The Padishah and the Thirty Peris (Fairy Tale from Turkey) – Director: Uwe Schareck and Uta Reitz

Theatre roles (selection)

  • Season 2018 and 2019: Störtebeker Festival as Klaus Störtebeker

Web links

Individual references

  1. Biggest wish: A commitment, Aachener Zeitung, 23 August 2003, retrieved 1 June 2016
  2. a b Biography at filmmakers.com, retrieved 1 June 2016
  3. Biography on the website of the Theater Augsburg(Memento of the Originals may 12, 2016 on the Internet Archive) Info:The archive linkwas inserted automatically and not yet checked. Please check original and archive link according to instructions and then remove this note.@1@2Template:Webachiv/IABot/www.theater-augsburg.de, retrieved 1 June 2016
  4. 1]Homepage of the Störtebeker Festival: The new heroes set course for Ralswiek. Retrieved 14 February 2018.