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Rainer Kaufmann was born on June 6, 1959 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He is a director and writer, known for Operation Sugar (2012), Einer meiner ältesten Freunde (1994) and Talk of the Town (1995). See full bio »

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Operation Sugar Director
Talk of the Town Director


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 2014-2021 Tatort (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Der Wüstensohn (2014)
 2021 Mutter kündigt (TV Movie)
 2017-2020 Police Call 110 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Nachtdienst (2017)
 2018 One Man's Happiness (TV Movie)
 2006-2018 Bella Block (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Am Abgrund (2018)
- Blackout (2006)
 2017 The Puppeteers (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- Aus dem Feuer (2017)
 2015 Das Beste aller Leben (TV Movie)
 2014 Unexpected (TV Movie)
 2013 Beste Bescherung (TV Movie)
 2013 Seegrund. Ein Kluftingerkrimi (TV Movie)
 2013 Uferlos! (TV Movie)
 2012 Operation Sugar (TV Movie)
 2012 In den besten Familien (TV Movie)
 2012 Milchgeld. Ein Kluftingerkrimi (TV Movie)
 2011 Blaubeerblau (TV Movie)
 2011 Föhnlage. Ein Alpenkrimi (TV Movie)
 2010 Unspoken (TV Movie)
 2009 Ella's Mystery (TV Movie)
 2009 Erntedank. Ein Allgäukrimi (TV Movie)
 2008 Das Beste kommt erst (TV Movie)
 2008 Ein starker Abgang (TV Movie)
 2007 Runaway Horse
 2006 Vier Töchter
 2005 Marias letzte Reise (TV Movie)
 2004 Die Kirschenkönigin (TV Mini Series)
 2003 Der Job seines Lebens (TV Movie)
 2001 Ausflug (Short)
 1997 Greenhorn (TV Movie)
 1994 Unschuldsengel (TV Movie)
 1993 Dann eben mit Gewalt (TV Movie)
 1989 Salz für das Leben (Short)
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Has a daughter, Felice, with Maria Schrader, who is named after Schrader's character in Aimee & Jaguar (1999). See more »

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