|...numbers among the most versatile talents of the young generation of actors in Germany. Born in Munich in 1959, he completed drama studies at the College of Music and the Performing Arts in Stuttgart. His debut on the screen was in "Comedian Harmonists" in 1997. Ulrich Noethen has been a major stage actor for years now: first engagement at the Städtische Bühnen in Freiburg i. Br. (1985-1987), founding member of Birach tent ensemble(1987-88). From 1988 to 1993 he initially worked at the Schauspiel Köln and beginning in 1990 at the Staatliche Schauspielbühnen in Berlin.
In 1993 he was "discovered" by television. He first worked with Jan Hinter for the ARD series "Die Partner" (1994/95), before Dominik Graf engaged him for his TV films "Frau Bu lacht" and "Sperling". This was followed in 1996 by "Der Ausbruch" (R: Mark Schlichter), "Busenfreunde" (R: Thomas Berger), "Der Skorpion" (also directed by Dominik Graf) and in 1997 by "Mein ist die Rache" (R: Thomas Jauch).