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Jan Josef Liefers


Jan Josef Liefers was born on August 8, 1964 in Dresden, East Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997), Tatort (1970) and The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008). He has been married to Anna Loos since August 5, 2004. They have two children. He was previously married to Aleksandra Tabakova. See full bio »
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Known For

Knockin' on Heaven's Door
Knockin' on Heaven's Door Rudi Wurlitzer
(1997)
Tatort
Tatort Prof. Karl-Friedrich Boerne / Professor Karl-Friedrich Boerne / Karl-Friedrich Boerne / Prof. Karl- Friedrich Boerne / Rechtsmediziner Prof. Karl-Friedrich Boerne
(2002-2017)
The Baader Meinhof Complex
(2008)
Madagascar
Madagascar Alex
(2005)

Filmography

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 2018 So viel Zeit (pre-production)
Rainer
 2017 Das Pubertier (filming)
Hannes Wenger
 2016 Azure (Short) (post-production)
Edgar von Thurnau
 2016 The Bloom of Yesterday
Balthasar Thomas
 2016 Mörderische Stille (TV Movie)
Jan Holzer
 2016 Die siebte Stunde (TV Movie)
Joachim Vernau
 2015 Desaster
 2015 Mara and the Firebringer
Professor Weissinger
 2015 Da muss Mann durch
Guido
 2014 Head Full of Honey
Serge
 2013 Nacht über Berlin (TV Movie)
Albert Goldmann
 2012 Mann tut was Mann kann
Guido Schamski
 2012 The Tower (TV Movie)
Richard Hoffmann
 2011 Der Mann auf dem Baum (TV Movie)
Hans Mittelstädt
 2011 Simon och ekarna
Ruben
 2009 Es liegt mir auf der Zunge (TV Movie)
Clemans Carl Hahn alias Clemens Wilmenrod
 2008 Lilys Geheimnis (TV Movie)
Konrad Nees
 2007 Max Minsky und ich
Benny Edelmeister
 2007 Bis zum Ellenbogen
Achim Delvental
 2007 Frühstück mit einer Unbekannten (TV Movie)
Laurens Wagner
 2006 Die Entscheidung (TV Movie)
Michael Späth
 2006 Der Untergang der Pamir (TV Movie)
Hans Ewald - 1. Offizier
 2006 Nachtschicht (TV Series)
Nowak
- Der Ausbruch (2006) ... Nowak
 2006 Die Sturmflut (TV Movie)
Markus Abt
 2005 Die Nachrichten (TV Movie)
Jan Landers
 2005 Madagascar
Alex (voice)
 2005 Koala in the Kitchen (TV Movie)
Thomas Löwe
 2003 Das Wunder von Lengede (TV Movie)
Bruno Reger
 2003 Ich liebe das Leben (TV Movie)
Sebastian Hartmann
 2003 Der Aufstand (TV Movie)
Dr. Klaus Kosnitzer
 2002 Tea Tattoo (Short)
 2002 Die Frauenversteher - Männer unter sich (TV Movie)
Martin Remus
 2001 Todesstrafe - Ein Deutscher hinter Gittern (TV Movie)
Klaus Jansen
 2001 Doppelter Einsatz Berlin - Wehe dem, der liebt (TV Movie)
Hannes Brandauer
 2000 Die Spur meiner Tochter (TV Movie)
David Bluhm
 2000 Halt mich fest! (TV Movie)
Johnny
 1999 Element des Todes (TV Movie)
 1999 Jacks Baby (TV Movie)
Max
 1999 Der letzte Zeuge (TV Series)
Ralph Schenk
- Die Bank, die Liebe, der Tod (1999) ... Ralph Schenk
 1999 Die Mörderin (TV Movie)
Ulrikes Freund
 1998 Clowns?! (Short)
 1998 Rosa Roth (TV Series)
Theo Wandres
- Jerusalem oder Die Reise in den Tod (1998) ... Theo Wandres
 1998 Kai Rabe gegen die Vatikankiller
Marc Hohlmann
 1998 Die Neue - Eine Frau mit Kaliber (TV Series)
Albert Sander
- Tote leben länger (1998) ... Albert Sander
 1998 Busenfreunde 2 - Alles wird gut! (TV Movie)
Guido
 1998 Sieben Monde
Thomas Krömer
 1998 Kidnapping Mom & Dad (TV Movie)
Roger Leonhard
 1998 Die Unbestechliche (TV Series)
Markus Löffler
- Reine Routine (1998) ... Markus Löffler
 1997 Dein Tod ist die gerechte Strafe (TV Movie)
Siegfried von Malzahn
 1997 Die Chaos Queen (TV Movie)
Lucky
 1997 Busenfreunde (TV Movie)
Guido
 1997 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
Rudi Wurlitzer
 1997 Rossini
Bodo Kriegnitz
 1995 Ich, der Boß (TV Movie)
Alex Kaiser
 1994 Doppelter Einsatz (TV Series)
Hansjörg Nikolaidis
- Zahltag (1994) ... Hansjörg Nikolaidis
 1991 Der Fall Ö.
Obergefreiter / Kameramann
 1991 Der Sturmgeselle Sokrates (TV Movie)
 1990 Weihnachten schneit's (TV Movie)
Herr Holle
 1989 Egmont (TV Movie)
Richard
 1987 Schauspielereien (TV Series)
- Annäherungen (1987)
 1986 Ernst Thälmann (TV Movie)
 1985 Flug des Falken (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1985)
- Episode #1.1 (1985)
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Other Works:

German voice of Alex in Madagascar (2005) and Madagascar 2 (2008)

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Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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Has a son, Leonhard (born 1997), with his former longtime companion Ann-Kathrin Kramer. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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