Udo Kier


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Beginning his life with the same flare for the dramatic that would come to define his career, Udo Kier was born in Köln, Germany near the end of the 2nd world war. The hospital was bombed and buried Kier and his mother in the rubble. Both survived, and Kier would later move to London as a young adult to study English. Kier was discovered in London... See full bio »

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Hunters Adolf Hitler
(2022)
Swan Song Pat Pitsenbarger
(2021)
Bacurau Michael
(2019)
Downsizing Konrad
(2017)

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  13 Graves (TV Movie)
Debro
 2022 Hunters (TV Series)
Adolf Hitler
- Episode #2.2 (2022) ... Adolf Hitler
- Episode #2.1 (2022) ... Adolf Hitler
- Episode #2.8 ... Adolf Hitler
- Only the Dead ... Adolf Hitler
- Episode #2.3 ... Adolf Hitler
 1994-2022 The Kingdom (TV Series)
Age Krüger / Storebror / Lillebror
- Episode #3.5 (2022) ... Storebror
- Episode #3.4 (2022) ... Storebror
- Episode #3.3 (2022) ... Storebror
- Episode #3.2 (2022) ... Storebror
- Episode #3.1 (2022) ... Storebror
 2022 My Neighbor Adolf
Mr. Herzog
 2022 13 Tracks to Frighten Agatha Black
Opening Narration
 2022 Bad Painter
Ö
 2022 Martha is Dead (Video Game)
Erich (voice)
 2021 Chompy & The Girls
Chompy (voice)
 2021/II Swan Song
Pat Pitsenbarger
 2021 The Blazing World
Lained
 2021 Haymaker
Fürst
 2020 Last Moment of Clarity
Ivan Demisovski
 2019 Skin Walker
Claus
 2019 The Barefoot Emperor
Dr. Otto Kroll
 2019 The Painted Bird
Miller
 2019 Bacurau
Michael
 2019 American Exit
Anton
 2019 M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder (TV Mini Series)
Mann im Fuchspelz
- Teil V (2019) ... Mann im Fuchspelz
- Teil VI (2019) ... Mann im Fuchspelz
- Teil IV (2019) ... Mann im Fuchspelz
- Teil III (2019) ... Mann im Fuchspelz
- Teil II (2019) ... Mann im Fuchspelz
 2019 Holy Beasts
Henry
 2019 Iron Sky: The Coming Race
Vril Wolfgang Kortzfleisch / Vril Adolf Hitler
 2018 Dragged Across Concrete
Friedrich
 2018/II The Mountain
Frederick
 2018 Ulysses: A Dark Odyssey
Alcyde
 2018 Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich
Andre Toulon
 2018 Daughter of Mine
Bruno
 2018 American Animals
Mr. Van Der Hoek
 2017 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
Admiral Codi
- Storm: A Star Wars Indie (2017) ... Admiral Codi
 2017 Call of Duty: WWII (Video Game)
Dr. Peter Straub (voice)
 2017 Brawl in Cell Block 99
Placid Man
 2017 Downsizing
Konrad
 2016 Courier X
Nathan Vogel
 2016 Seances (Short)
 2016 Brother
Frank Solek
 2015 Get Well Soon: It's Love (Short)
Man
 2015/II Zero
The lord of the world
 2015 Coconut Hero
Mr. Morrow (Therapist)
 2015 Golan the Insatiable (TV Series)
Dylan Beekler's Backpack
- Pilot (2015) ... Dylan Beekler's Backpack (voice)
 2015 Major Lazer (TV Series)
Head Vampire Vampire
- Vampire Weekend (2015) ... Head Vampire Vampire (voice)
 2015 Johnny Walker
Fyodor (voice)
 2015 Axe Cop (TV Series)
Warden
- Heads Will Roll (2015) ... Warden (voice)
 2015 Altes Geld (TV Mini Series)
Rauchensteiner / Rolf / Father
- Schneeweisses Herz (2015) ... Rauchensteiner
- Chloroform (2015) ... Rauchensteiner
- Der Mensch im Tier (2015) ... Rauchensteiner
- Der Biber (2015) ... Rauchensteiner
- Unter Löwen (2015) ... Rauchensteiner
 2015 The Forbidden Room
Count Yugh / The Butler / The Dead Father / ...
 2015 Shanzo (Teaser) (Short)
Jago
 2014 Beethoven's Treasure Tail (Video)
The real Fritz Bruchschnauser
 2013-2014 Beware the Batman (TV Series)
Mister Toad
- Doppleganger (2014) ... Mister Toad (voice)
- Reckoning (2014) ... Mister Toad (voice)
- Instinct (2013) ... Mister Toad (voice)
- Hunted (2013) ... Mister Toad (voice)
 2014 The Editor
Dr. Casini
 2013 Iron Sky: The Coming Race - Der Mondführer (Video short)
Wolfgang Kortzfleisch
 2013 Nymphomaniac: Vol. II
The Waiter
 2013 The Girl behind the White Picket Fence
The Shaman / The Doctor
 2013 Heather's Dream (Short)
Doctor
 2010-2013 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (TV Series)
Professor Pericles / Shadowy Figure
- Through the Curtain (2013) ... Professor Pericles (voice)
- Come Undone (2013) ... Professor Pericles (voice)
- Gates of Gloom (2013) ... Professor Pericles (voice)
- The Man in the Mirror (2013) ... Professor Pericles (voice)
- The Devouring (2013) ... Professor Pericles (voice)
 2013 Night of the Templar
Father Paul
 2012 10 PM Lincoln Boulevard (Video)
 2012 Unlocking Passages (Short)
The Actor
 2012 The Lords of Salem
Witchhunter (Frankenstein and the Witchhunter) (uncredited)
 2012 Terranova: Prayer (Video short)
Udo Kier - Musician
 2012 Iron Sky
Wolfgang Kortzfleisch
 2011 The Berlin Project
Guru
 2011 UFO in Her Eyes
Steve Frost
 2011 Borgia (TV Series)
Pope Innocent VIII
- A Sacred Vow (2011) ... Pope Innocent VIII
- Ondata di calore (2011) ... Pope Innocent VIII
- 1492 (2011) ... Pope Innocent VIII
 2011 Keyhole
Dr. Lemke
 2011 The Theatre Bizarre
Peg Poett (framing segments)
 2011 Melancholia
Wedding Planner
 2011 Görünmeyen
Bartok
 2011 The Sky Has Four Corners
Graf Karpatovicz
 2010 Life Is Too Long
Tabatabai
 2010 Dimension 1991-2024 (Video short)
 2010 Chuck (TV Series)
Otto Van Vogel
- Chuck Versus the Role Models (2010) ... Otto Van Vogel
 2009 House of Boys
Madame
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video)
Udo (segments "Erotica" - "Deeper and Deeper")
 1996-2009 Tatort (TV Series)
Beethoven / Hans-Rudi Dreher
- Platt gemacht (2009) ... Beethoven
- Das Mädchen mit der Puppe (1996) ... Hans-Rudi Dreher
 2009 Soul Kitchen
Herr Jung
 2009 Metropia
Ivan Bahn (voice)
 2009 Lulu and Jimi
Schultz
 2008 Far Cry
Dr. Lucas Krieger
 2005-2007 4 Against Z (TV Series)
Zanrelot
- Kampf ums Tor zur Welt (2007) ... Zanrelot
- Verrat hoch zwei (2007) ... Zanrelot
- Der teuflische Komet (2007) ... Zanrelot
- Reise ins Nichts (2007) ... Zanrelot
- Die Froschkönigin (2007) ... Zanrelot
 2007 Tell
Hermann Gessler
 2007 Mother of Tears
Father Johannes
 2007 Halloween
Morgan Walker
 2007 Fall Down Dead
Picasso Killer / Aaron Garvey
 2007 Children of Wax
P.
 2007 Pars: Operation Cherry
Klaus Kayman
 2007 Werewolf Women of the S.S. (Short)
Franz Hess
 2007 Grindhouse
Franz Hess (segment "Werewolf Women of the SS")
 2006 Pray for Morning
Edouard Leopold Edu
 2006 Crusade in Jeans
Dr. Lawerence
 2006 Police Call 110 (TV Series)
Heinrich Zermahlen
- Mit anderen Augen (2006) ... Heinrich Zermahlen
 2006 Holly
Klaus
 2005 Wit's End
The Stranger
 2005 Masters of Horror (TV Series)
Bellinger
- John Carpenter's Cigarette Burns (2005) ... Bellinger
 2005 BloodRayne
Regal Monk
 2005 Headspace
Rev. Karl Hartman
 2005 3 Wild Angels (TV Series)
Richard Voss
- Drei Engel für ein Halleluja (2005) ... Richard Voss
- Auf die Plätze, fertig... tot (2005) ... Richard Voss
- Catwalk (2005) ... Richard Voss
- Wer schön sein will... muss sterben (2005) ... Richard Voss
 2005 Manderlay
Mr. Kirspe
 2005 One More Round
Lance Wallace
 2004 Sawtooth
Reverend Cain
 2004 The Batman (TV Series)
Herbert Ziegler
- Q & A (2004) ... Herbert Ziegler (voice)
 2004 Surviving Christmas
Heinrich
 2004 Modigliani
Max Jacob
 2004 Evil Eyes
George
 2004 Dracula 3000
Capt. Varna
 2004 30 Days Until I'm Famous (TV Movie)
Barry Davis
 2004 Jargo
Jargos Vater
 2004 One Point O
Derrick
 2003 10 Schritte (Short)
 2003 Montewood Hollyverità (Video short)
Erich Mühsam
 2003 Gate to Heaven
Joachim Nowak
 2003 Dogville
The Man in the Coat
 2003 Betty - Schön wie der Tod (TV Movie)
Georg Wasserberg
 2003 Love Object
Radley
 2002 He Sees You When You're Sleeping (TV Movie)
Hans Kramer
 2002 Pigs Will Fly
Onkel Max
 2002 Mrs. Meitlemeihr (Short)
Hitler / Mrs. Meitlemeihr
 2002 Feardotcom
Polidori
 2002 Justice League (TV Series)
The Music Master
- Legends: Part II (2002) ... The Music Master (voice)
- Legends (2002) ... The Music Master (voice)
 2001 Auf Herz und Nieren
Doc
 2001 Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge (Video Game)
Lord Yuri
 2001 All the Queen's Men
General Landssdorf
 2001 Revelation
Grand Master
 2001 Megiddo: The Omega Code 2
The Guardian
 2001 Invincible
Count Helldorf
 2001 RMB: Deep Down Below (Music Video)
Dr. Wagner
 2001 Double Deception
Vincent
 2001 Critical Mass
Samson
 2001 The Last Minute
Nazi Fashion Shooter
 2001 Eve Feat. Gwen Stefani: Let Me Blow Ya Mind (Music Video)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 2001 Black Widow
Julius Quellenreich
 2000 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 (Video Game)
Yuri (live action) / Psy Corps (in-game voice)
 2000 Simon Says
Stuart Moss
 2000 Doomsdayer
Max Gast
 2000 Just One Night
Walter Lert
 2000 Red Letters
George Kessler
 2000 Dancer in the Dark
Dr. Porkorny
 2000 Shadow of the Vampire
Albin Grau
 2000 Korn: Make Me Bad (Music Video)
Udo Kier
 1999 Rauhfaser: Die Schöne und das Biest (Music Video)
Der Freier
 1999 End of Days
Head Priest
 1999 The New Adventures of Pinocchio
Madame Flambeau / Lorenzini
 1999 Final Run (TV Movie)
Reddick
 1999 Under the Palms
Ludwig
 1999 The Debtors
Mabel
 1999 History Is Made at Night
Ivan Bliniak
 1996-1999 The Sentinel (TV Series)
Klaus Zeller
- The Sentinel by Blair Sandburg (1999) ... Klaus Zeller
- Ice Man (1996) ... Klaus Zeller
 1999 Speak (Short) (rumored)
 1999 Besat
Vincent
 1999 Killer Deal (TV Movie)
Dr. Roland Parker
 1998 Immaculate Springs
Hans
 1998 Schuldig
 1998 Ice (TV Movie)
Dr. Norman Kistler
 1998 Stingers
 1998 Life in the Fast Lane
Rocky
 1998 V.I.P. (TV Series)
Viktor Balek
- What to Do with Vallery When You're Dead (1998) ... Viktor Balek
 1998 Blade
Dragonetti
 1998 Armageddon
Psychologist
 1998 Nina - Vom Kinderzimmer ins Bordell (TV Movie)
Bongo
 1998 Miss Diamond (TV Movie)
Bühler
 1998 Modern Vampires (TV Movie)
Vincent
 1998 Viper (TV Series)
Erich Geiger
- Double Team (1998) ... Erich Geiger
 1998 Betty
Vincent Lord
 1997 The 120 Days of Bottrop
Udo KIer
 1997 Prince Valiant
Sligon
 1997 The End of Violence
Zoltan Kovacs
 1997 Supertramp: You Win, I Lose (Music Video)
Partyguest
 1997 Die Gang (TV Series)
Kapitän Schmidt
- Piraten (1997) ... Kapitän Schmidt
 1996 Four Tales of Two Cities
Earl (segment "Duke of Groove")
 1996 The Adventures of Pinocchio (Video Game)
Lorenzini
 1996 The Great War: 1914-1918 (TV Mini Series documentary)
Rudolf Binding / Armin Wegner
- Collapse (1996) ... Rudolf Binding (voice)
- Total War (1996) ... Armin Wegner (voice)
 1996 Lea
Block
 1996 The Adventures of Pinocchio
Lorenzini
 1996 Breaking the Waves
Sadistic Sailor
 1996 Barb Wire
Curly
 1996 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Wolfgang Herzog
- Aloha Nash (1996) ... Wolfgang Herzog
 1996 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Chauffeur
- Death (1996) ... Chauffeur
 1996 The Slit
UNO-General Werner Brenner
 1996 Goo Goo Dolls: Naked (Music Video)
Udo Kier
 1995 Dog Daze (Short)
Erich von Stroheim
 1995 Duke of Groove (TV Movie)
 1995 Die Gebrüder Skladanowsky
Max Skladanowsky
 1995 Extinct (Short)
York Cortex
 1995 Unter Druck (TV Movie)
 1995 Over My Dead Body
Killer
 1995 Johnny Mnemonic
Ralfi
 1994 Rosa Roth (TV Series)
Ommer
- In Liebe und Tod (1994) ... Ommer
 1994 Rotwang muß weg!
Arthur Eigenrauch
 1994 Doppelter Einsatz (TV Series)
König
- Feuerzauber (1994) ... König
 1994 Der unbekannte Deserteur (Short)
Der Alte
 1993 Kinney: Fashion is Where You Find It (Video short)
Fashion director
 1993 Plötzlich und unerwartet
Egon Hettemann
 1993 Red Shoe Diaries (TV Series)
Fashion Designer
- Runway (1993) ... Fashion Designer
 1993 Das Double (TV Movie)
Zahnarzt
 1993 Josh and S.A.M.
Salon Manager
 1993 Die Männer vom K3 (TV Series)
Heini Wohlers
- Tanz auf dem Seil (1993) ... Heini Wohlers
 1993 Jack Reed: Badge of Honor (TV Movie)
Giles Marquette
 1993 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series)
Dr. Guy Peche
- Give Me Liberte (1993) ... Dr. Guy Peche
 1993 Three Shake-a-Leg Steps to Heaven
Edouard Müllendorf
 1993 For Love or Money
Mr. Himmelman
 1993 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Commercial Director
 1992 Madonna: Deeper and Deeper (Music Video)
Lover (uncredited)
 1992 Tod eines Weltstars (TV Movie)
Weltstar Udo Kier
 1991 My Own Private Idaho
Hans
 1991 Europa
Lawrence Hartmann
 1990 Blackest Heart
Jonny
 1988 Mutters Maske
Herr Seidler
 1988 Another Way: D-Kikan-Joho
Hansman
 1988 Medea (TV Movie)
Jason
 1986 Die Schlacht der Idioten (Short)
 1986 Egomania: Island Without Hope
Baron Tante Teufel
 1986 Kir Royal (TV Series)
Holger
- Adieu Claire (1986) ... Holger
 1986 Der Fahnder (TV Series)
Uli Weber
- Ein König ohne Reich (1986) ... Uli Weber
 1985 Die Einsteiger
Graf Frackstein
 1985 The Invincible
Argon
 1985 Gespenstergeschichten (TV Series)
Laurie Scott
- Schatten des Zweifels (1985) ... Laurie Scott
 1984 The Last Trip to Harrisburg (Short)
Man and Woman in Train
 1983 Pankow '95
Johann Wolfgang Amadeus Zart (J.W.A. Zart)
 1983 The Roaring Fifties
Fromm
 1982 Die Geschwister (Short)
Brother
 1981 Heliogabal (Short)
 1981 Lola
Waiter (uncredited)
 1981 Lili Marleen
Drewitz
 1980 Berlin Alexanderplatz (TV Mini Series)
Junger Mann an der Bar
- Merke - Einen Schwur kann man amputieren (1980) ... Junger Mann an der Bar
 1980 Narcissus and Psyche
Nárcisz - Laci Tóth
 1980 Lulu
Jack the Ripper
 1979 The Third Generation
Edgar Gast
 1979 Allegro barbaro
Poór
 1979 Hungarian Rhapsody
Poór
 1979 Krétakör (TV Movie)
Pao Cseng
 1979 Victor (TV Movie)
Ein Popstar
 1978 La deuxième femme
Udo Kier
 1978 The Fifth Commandment
Peter Dümmel
 1978 Katonák (TV Movie)
 1977 The Stationmaster's Wife (TV Movie)
Schafftaler
 1977 Suspiria
Dr. Frank Mandel
 1976 Spermula
Werner
 1976 Goldflocken
Franzl
 1976 Trauma
Paul Martin
 1975 The Story of O
Rene
 1975 Gestern gelesen (TV Series)
Ingo Rippel
- Solo für keine Stimme (1975) ... Ingo Rippel
 1975 The Last Word
Raimund
 1974 Dr. med. Mark Wedmann - Detektiv inbegriffen (TV Series)
Roberto Agostino
- Roberto und Julia (1974) ... Roberto Agostino
 1974 Blood for Dracula
Count Dracula
 1973 Flesh for Frankenstein
Baron Frankenstein
 1973 Pan
Pilgrim of Death
 1973 Olifant (TV Movie)
Olifant / Edwin
 1973 Sonderdezernat K1 (TV Series)
Harry Gätjens
- Kassensturz um Mitternacht (1973) ... Harry Gätjens
 1973 Joseph Balsamo (TV Mini Series)
Gilbert
- Audienz in Versailles (1973) ... Gilbert
- Die Intrige (1973) ... Gilbert
- Der Goldmacher (1973) ... Gilbert
 1971 Conflict of Emotions
Tonis Theodorou
 1971 Provocation
Angelos
 1970 Mark of the Devil
Count Christian von Meruh
 1969 Season of the Senses
Luca
 1968 Shameless
Alexander Pohlmann
 1966 Road to Saint Tropez (Short)
Boy
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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Parents:

Kierspe, Thekla
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I've made over 220 films. Of these 220 films, 100 films are not good, 50 are okay, and 50 are very good. See more »

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Can speak at least three languages, including German, English and Danish. See more »

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