Jan Josef Liefers


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Jan Josef Liefers was born on August 8, 1964 in Dresden, East Germany [now Saxony, Federal Republic of Germany]. He is an actor and director, known for Tatort (1970), The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008) and Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997). He has been married to Anna Loos since August 5, 2004. They have two children. He was previously married to ... See full bio »

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Known For

Tatort Prof. Karl-Friedrich Boerne / Karl-Friedrich Boerne / Professor Karl-Friedrich Boerne / Prof. Boerne / Prof. Karl- Friedrich Boerne / Rechtsmediziner Prof. Karl-Friedrich Boerne / Rechtsmediziner Prof. Karl-Friedrich Prof. Boerne
(2002-2022)
(2008)
Knockin' on Heaven's Door Rudi Wurlitzer
(1997)
Baron on the Cannonball Baron Münchhausen
(2012)

Filmography

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 2022 Honecker und der Pastor (TV Movie)
Älterer Kornelius Holmer (voice) (uncredited)
 2002-2022 Tatort (TV Series)
Prof. Karl-Friedrich Boerne / Karl-Friedrich Boerne / Professor Karl-Friedrich Boerne / ...
- Propheteus (2022) ... Karl-Friedrich Boerne
- Rhythm & Love (2021) ... Karl-Friedrich Boerne
- Es lebe der König! (2020) ... Karl-Friedrich Boerne
- Limbus (2020) ... Prof. Boerne
 2021 Ausgebremst (TV Mini Series)
Bernd Lürssen
- Der 50. Geburtstag - Bernd (2021) ... Bernd Lürssen
- Der 50. Geburtstag - Hartmut (2021) ... Bernd Lürssen
 2021 Tod von Freunden (TV Mini Series)
Bernd Küster
- Kjell (2021) ... Bernd Küster
- Charlie (2021) ... Bernd Küster
- Karl (2021) ... Bernd Küster
- Emile (2021) ... Bernd Küster
- Bernd (2021) ... Bernd Küster
 2021 Requiem für einen Freund (TV Movie)
Joachim Vernau
 2020 Kroymann (TV Series)
- Folge 13 (2020)
 2019 Totengebet (TV Movie)
Joachim Vernau
 2018 Comeback
Rainer
 2018 Arthurs Gesetz (TV Mini Series)
Arthur Ahnepol
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... Arthur Ahnepol
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... Arthur Ahnepol
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... Arthur Ahnepol
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Arthur Ahnepol
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Arthur Ahnepol
 2018 Gefangen: Der Fall K. (TV Movie)
Sebastian 'Wastl' Kronach
 2017 Teenosaurus Rex
Hannes Wenger
 2016 Azure (Short)
Edgar von Thurnau
 2016 Vier gegen die Bank
Peter
 2016 The Bloom of Yesterday
Balthasar Thomas
 2016 Mörderische Stille (TV Movie)
Jan Holzer
 2016 Die siebte Stunde (TV Movie)
Joachim Vernau
 2015 Desaster
Mace
 2015 Mara and the Firebringer
Professor Weissinger
 2015 Da muss Mann durch
Guido
 2014 Head Full of Honey
Serge
 2014 Der Mann ohne Schatten (TV Movie)
Joachim Vernau
 2013 Die letzte Instanz (TV Movie)
Joachim Vernau
 2013 Live is Life - Der Himmel soll warten (TV Movie)
Rochus 'Rocco' Siwak
 2013 Nacht über Berlin (TV Movie)
Albert Goldmann
 2012 Baron on the Cannonball (TV Movie)
Baron Münchhausen
 2012 Men Do What They Can
Guido Schamski
 2012 Das Kindermädchen (TV Movie)
Joachim Vernau
 2012 The Tower (TV Movie)
Richard Hoffmann
 2011 Der Mann auf dem Baum (TV Movie)
Hans Mittelstädt
 2011 Simon & the Oaks
Ruben
 2010 Die Spätzünder (TV Movie)
Rochus 'Rocco' Siwak
 2009 Es liegt mir auf der Zunge (TV Movie)
Clemans Carl Hahn alias Clemens Wilmenrod
 2008 Lilys Geheimnis (TV Movie)
Konrad Nees
 2008 The Baader Meinhof Complex
Peter Homann
 2007 Max Minsky and Me
Benny Edelmeister
 2007 Bis zum Ellenbogen
Achim Delvental
 2007 Suddenly Gina (TV Movie)
Laurens Wagner
 2006 The Decision (TV Movie)
Michael Späth
 2006 Der Untergang der Pamir (TV Movie)
Hans Ewald - 1. Offizier
 2006 Nachtschicht (TV Series)
Nowak
- Der Ausbruch (2006) ... Nowak
 2006 Die Sturmflut (TV Movie)
Markus Abt
 2005 Die Nachrichten (TV Movie)
Jan Landers
 2005 Koala in the Kitchen (TV Movie)
Thomas Löwe
 2003 A Light in Dark Places (TV Movie)
Bruno Reger
 2003 Ich liebe das Leben (TV Movie)
Sebastian Hartmann
 2003 Der Aufstand (TV Movie)
Dr. Klaus Kosnitzer
 2002 Tea Tattoo (Short)
 2002 Die Frauenversteher - Männer unter sich (TV Movie)
Martin Remus
 2002 666: In Bed with the Devil
Frank Faust
 2001 Death Row (TV Movie)
Klaus Jansen
 2001 Doppelter Einsatz Berlin - Wehe dem, der liebt (TV Movie)
Hannes Brandauer
 2000 Die Spur meiner Tochter (TV Movie)
David Bluhm
 2000 Halt mich fest! (TV Movie)
Johnny
 1999 Jacks Baby (TV Movie)
Max
 1999 Der letzte Zeuge (TV Series)
Ralph Schenk
- Die Bank, die Liebe, der Tod (1999) ... Ralph Schenk
 1999 Die Mörderin (TV Movie)
Ulrikes Freund
 1998 Clowns?! (Short)
 1998 Rosa Roth (TV Series)
Theo Wandres
- Jerusalem oder Die Reise in den Tod (1998) ... Theo Wandres
 1998 Kai Rabe gegen die Vatikankiller
Marc Hohlmann
 1998 Die Neue - Eine Frau mit Kaliber (TV Series)
Albert Sander
- Tote leben länger (1998) ... Albert Sander
 1998 Busenfreunde 2 - Alles wird gut! (TV Movie)
Guido
 1998 Sieben Monde
Thomas Krömer
 1998 Kidnapping Mom & Dad (TV Movie)
Roger Leonhard
 1998 Die Unbestechliche (TV Series)
Markus Löffler
- Reine Routine (1998) ... Markus Löffler
 1997 RTL Samstag Nacht (TV Series)
 1997 Dein Tod ist die gerechte Strafe (TV Movie)
Siegfried von Malzahn
 1997 Die Chaos Queen (TV Movie)
Lucky
 1997 Busenfreunde (TV Movie)
Guido
 1997 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
Rudi Wurlitzer
 1997 Rossini
Bodo Kriegnitz
 1995 Ich, der Boß (TV Movie)
Alex Kaiser
 1994 Doppelter Einsatz (TV Series)
Hansjörg Nikolaidis
- Zahltag (1994) ... Hansjörg Nikolaidis
 1991 Der Fall Ö.
Obergefreiter / Kameramann
 1991 Der Sturmgeselle Sokrates (TV Movie)
 1990 Weihnachten schneit's (TV Movie)
Herr Holle
 1989 The Ascent of Chimborazo
Alexander von Humboldt
 1989 Egmont (TV Movie)
Richard
 1987 Schauspielereien (TV Series)
- Annäherungen (1987)
 1986 Ernst Thälmann (TV Movie)
 1985 Flug des Falken (TV Mini Series)
Karl Leopold
- Erster Teil (1985) ... Karl Leopold (as Jan Josef Lievers)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

German voice of Alex in Madagascar (2005) and Madagascar 2 (2008)

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Jan Josef Lievers

Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)

Spouse:

Anna Loos  (2 children) | See more »

Parents:

Brigitte Wähner
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Trivia:

Has a son, Leonhard (born 1997), with his former longtime companion Ann-Kathrin Kramer. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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