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Date of Birth 29 March 1978Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany
Birth NameRene Klaus Heger
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Rene Heger is a German actor whose flawless flexibility between American / German accents provides the versatility to work between American and European markets. He stars in 3 upcoming independent films releasing in 2014. The first film, "Fort McCoy", opens wide in August from Spotlight Pictures and is based on a true story. Heger plays the Nazi SS Officer 'Werner', opposite Eric Stoltz ("Pulp Fiction"), Camryn Manheim ("Person of Interest"), and Seymour Cassel ("Rushmore"). Later in autumn, Rene plays a lead role opposite Julie Benz ("Dexter") in "The Circle". At the end of the year "The Humdrummer" releases, which won Rene 'Breakthrough Performance' at the 2013 Monaco Film Festival for his portrayal of a young father suffering from schizophrenia.

Heger made his film debut in the independent film "September Song", directed by renowned German writer/director Ulli Lommel. He would go on to play supporting roles in "Dallas 362" (directed by Scott Caan), Lionsgate's "In Enemy Hands" (William H. Macy, Til Schweiger), and "The Hillz" (James DeBello). Rene has made his way onto the small screen as well, appearing in high profile shows such as "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles", "The Agency", and "Gilmore Girls".

Rene was born in Karlsruhe, Germany and grew up in a small village near Heidelberg. He was pursuing a professional tennis career until the age of 17, when a lower back injury ended that endeavor. It was around then he joined a local theatre group ("Die Spur") and found his passion for acting. Soon thereafter he relocated to Los Angeles to fulfill his dream of starring on the silver screen, where he has been ever since. He graduated from the prestigious "Stella Adler Academy of Acting"- following in the footsteps of acting legends as Marlon Brando, Richard Dreyfuss and Robert DeNiro. Rene is also featured on the Academy's official website.

Rene has been married since 2006 to theatre actress Emily Rosman. The couple have two daughters, Vivian Rose (stillborn August 11th 2011) and Ana Sophia (born October 28th 2013).

For the latest on Rene's projects, follow him on Twitter @ReneHeger.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Shandrew PR

Spouse (1)

Emily Rosman Heger (28 April 2006 - present) (2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Unique ability to play both American and European characters, although he did not move to Los Angeles until he was 20.

Trivia (3)

Graduated from the "Stella Adler Academy of Acting" in Los Angeles.
Was on a professional tennis player path but a lower back injury forced him to end that career at age 18. Although a huge blow to him at the time, he now considers it a blessing as it lead him to the Arts, discovering his true passion in life, acting.
Is a member of the "Hollywood Hoopsters", a young celebrity basketball team, which plays charity games at High Schools all across the U.S. Other members include Jared Padalecki (Gilmore Girls), Alfonso Ribeiro (Fresh Prince), Jay Kenneth Johnson (Days of Our Lives) and Cylk Cozart (Conspiracy Theory), among many others.

Personal Quotes (1)

Determination can move mountains

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