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Overview (2)

Born in Berlin, Germany
Height 5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Berlin in 1969, Marco was raised in his home town as the youngest of three brothers. His acting career started somewhat unexpectedly when he was cast to play lead in the award-winning feature Europa Europa (1990) in 1989. The same year Marco played a disabled boy in the German TV play Hurenglück (1991). After taking actors classes in Berlin und Paris he played the title role in French-American co-production Foreign Student (1994). In 1994 Marco moved to Los Angeles where he played in Immortal Beloved (1994) (with Gary Oldman), in The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) (with Marlon Brando and Val Kilmer), and in Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000). In Germany Marco could be seen in 008 - Agent wider Willen (2000), Die Cleveren (1998), Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei (1996), Wolffs Revier (1992), Tatort (1970), Ein Fall für zwei (1981), and other TV features. On stage he performed as Romeo in 'Romeo and Juliette' and as Constantin in 'The Seagull' (in German). In 1997 Marco began taking directors classes at the University of California, and subsequently enrolled in studies of photography. As an actor, Marco's most recent performance was in Luther (2003). Marco is a scuba diving enthusiast and likes to play piano. Lately he has picked up guitar and aikido.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Agentur Ute Nicolai, Berlin

Trivia (2)

The role of Solomon Perel in Europa Europa (1990) was supposed to be played by Marco's brother René Hofschneider but when production was delayed by finances until 1989, Rene was too old and Marco got the role. Rene played Solomon's older brother Isaak.
Attended Fichtenberg-Gymnasium in Steglitz, Berlin, Germany.

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