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Olaf Krätke

Olaf Krätke was the youngest of three children. His father (actor) and mother (actress) worked at the Dortmunder Schauspielhaus. His career as actor began modestly in a small role in the play "Pinocchio" at the Dortmunder Schauspielhaus in 1965. He joined the drama program of his father and one of his colleagues. Krätke grew up in Dortmund and went... See full bio »
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 2015 White Pillow (filming)
  Pampa Blues (TV Movie) (filming)
 2015 Nabilah (Short)
Von Hebel
 2014 Herzlos
Dr. Reiter
 2014 Lola auf der Erbse
 2014 Die Familiendetektivin (TV Series)
Thomas Huber
- Liebeslied (2014) ... Thomas Huber (as Olaf Andreas Krätke)
 2014 Und Äktschn!
Herr Brunnhuber
 2014 In aller Freundschaft (TV Series)
Alfred Gruber
- Schmerzhafte Wahrheiten (2014) ... Alfred Gruber
 2014 Heldt (TV Series)
- Totalschaden (2014) ... (as Olaf Andreas Krätke)
 2013 Abbitte eines Mörders (Short)
 2013 Class of 39 (TV Movie documentary)
Ernst Goldschmidt
 2013 The Mandrake and the Sword (Short)
 2009-2013 Aktenzeichen XY ungelöst (TV Series documentary)
Reinhard Wagner / Richard Weigandt
- Countdown (2013) ... Reinhard Wagner
- Wanderuhr (2009) ... Richard Weigandt
 2013 Banklady
Tapetenfabrikant Clemens
 2013 Heil Emil (Short)
 2013 Tellerrandland
Fritz Brandstätter
 2013 Der blinde Fleck
Kommissar Metzler
 2013 Ein weites Herz - Schicksalsjahre einer deutschen Familie (TV Movie)
Schaffner Wilhelm
 2012 Die ProSieben Märchenstunde (TV Series)
- Kalif Storch (2012) ... Imam (as Olaf A. Krätke)
 2012 Little Murders
Großvater Valentin (as Olaf A. Krätke)
 2012 Lena Fauch und die Tochter des Amokläufers (TV Movie)
Martin Egers
 2012 Die Rosenheim-Cops (TV Series)
Helmut Kranich
- Mord in feiner Gesellschaft (2012) ... Helmut Kranich
 2011 Der Fall Max Mustermann (Short)
 2010 The Color Out of Space
Mr. Danforth
 2010 (TV Series)
Herr Seidel
- Der Neue tickt anders (2010) ... Herr Seidel
 2010 London is at the North Pole (Short)
 2009 Die rote Kapelle (Short)
Maximilian Brandeisen (as Olaf Kraetke)
 2009 Dornröschen (TV Movie)
 2009 Babylon 2084 (Short)
 2009 Marienhof (TV Series)
Herr Merbold
 2009 Galileo Mystery (TV Series)
Kommissar Roland Olsen
- Die Macht der Hypnose (2009) ... Kommissar Roland Olsen
 2009 Geheimsache Igel (Video short)
 2009 Realtime - It's Just a Game... (Short)
Head of Game
 2009 Das Zimmer im Spiegel
Otto Kern (voice)
 2008 Schlimmer geht's nimmer!
Michaels Vater
 2008/I Absolution (Short)
Der Antiquar
 2007 Gwendolyn (TV Movie)
Heribert, the postman
 2007/I Rebecca (Short)
Otto Kern
 2007 Blutsbande
Gerhart Shilling
 2007 Staatsanwalt Posch ermittelt (TV Series)
Klaus Römer
- Die zweite Chance (2007) ... Klaus Römer
 2004-2007 Lenßen & Partner (TV Series)
Dr. Martin Wiedekin / Dr. Werner / Judge Clemens Albers
- Todesengel in Weiß (2007) ... Dr. Martin Wiedekin
- Das verlorene Leben (2007) ... Dr. Werner
- Richter ohne Gnade (2004) ... Judge Clemens Albers
 2004-2006 K11 - Kommissare im Einsatz (TV Series)
Oskar Menke / Bankdirektor Joachim Krüger / Albert Domasch / ...
- Robin Hood (2006) ... Oskar Menke
- Gefährliche Geiselnahme (2006) ... Bankdirektor Joachim Krüger
- Todesfalle - Sexgier (2004) ... Albert Domasch
- Sexmonster ohne Gnade (2004) ... Waldemar Rau
 2006 Wie Licht schmeckt
 2006 Freunde für immer - Das Leben ist rund (TV Series)
 2005 Adam Meets Eve
 2005 Wilsberg (TV Series)
 2005 Casus (Short)
Dr. Müller
 2004 Streetwise
Benjamins Vater
 2004 Niedrig und Kuhnt - Kommissare ermitteln (TV Series)
Hannes Stadtmann / Rainer Lorenz
- Unschuldig (2004) ... Hannes Stadtmann
- Mit Vollgas in den Tod (2004) ... Rainer Lorenz
 1986 Ultima Thule - Das weite Land (TV Movie)
1. Reisender
 1985 Die Herren des Krieges (Short)
 1984 Lone Wolf (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Stage: Played the role of Paul Sheldon in "Misery" (2000, Kulturwerkstatt Kaufbeuren) See more »

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10 Interviews | 256 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Olaf Kraetke | Olaf A. Krätke | Olaf Andreas Krätke


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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For his performance as Bostonian librarian Mr. Danforth, in the horror-thriller "The color from Outerspace" (Die Farbe) got the "Outstanding Cast" Award from the Big Bear Horror-Fiction Festival, USA (Los Angeles) in 2011. See more »

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