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Born in Berlin, Germany
Height 6' 3¼" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Maximilian Wigger was born in Berlin in 1960. After finishing his actors training at the Fritz-Kirchhoff-Schule in Berlin, he performed in numerous productions at theaters in Germany since the early eighties. To name a few: Botho Strauss's 'Der Park' at the Schaubühne Berlin, directed by Peter Stein in 1985. 'Die Frau des Bäckers' at Hamburg's Thalia Theater, directed by Dieter Wedel the same year. From 1986-1988 Max Wigger played in various productions at the Deutsche Theater Göttingen, e.g. in Schiller's 'Kabale und Liebe', director Heinz Engels, the role Wurm. 1988-1989 he worked at the Nationaltheater Mannheim, playing the count Wetter vom Strahl in Kleist's 'Kätchen von Heilbronn', directed by Nicolas Brieger. In 1997 Max Wigger toured with the production 'Tabula Rasa', and in 1999 he performed at Berlin's Komödie am Kurfürstendamm: in 'My Friend Harvey', playing the role of Wilson under the direction of Jürgen Wölffer. On tour in 2004 Max played Proctor in Arthur Miller's 'Witch Hunt', and the same year was Oberon in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in Bad Hersfeld, where he also played in 'Besuch der alten Dame'. In 2005 Max Wigger will be joining the ensemble of the theater in Saarbrücken.

Max Wigger has been pursuing a successful career in both film and TV. His most important productions were: 'Treffer', Bavaria Atelier GmbH/WDR, München 1984, director: Dominik Graf; 'Kampf der Tiger', ZDF/NDR, Berlin /CSSR 1987, director: Dieter Wedel; 'Diese Drombuschs' , Trebitsch-TV-Produktion, Darmstadt 1990; 'Christine', Durniok-Film, Berlin 1992; 'Tödliche Wahl', Gyula Trebitsch FP, Hamburg 1994, director: Peter Deutsch, 'Singles', Frankfurter Filmproduktion, Frankfurt 1996, director: Rainer Boldt/Klaus Gietinger, 'Der Kinderhasser', CLT Ufa, Berlin 1997, director: Maria-Theresia Wagner and the serial 'Ein starkes Team', Ufa-Fernsehproduktion, Berlin 1995-1998, directors: Konrad Sabrautzky/Krystian Martinek/ Roland Steinke/Martin Weinhart, 'Küstenwache', 1999, director: Carl Lang, 'Medicopter - Die Seilbahn' 1999 and 'Medicopter 117 - Rache' 2001, director: Thomas Nikel, 'Pech und Schwefel', 2000, director: Felix Dünnemann, 'Indianer müssen früh ins Bett !', 2000, director: Christian Alex, 'Die Fallers', 2000, director: Adalbert Plica, and again, 2001, director: Thomas Nikel, 'Berlin - Abschnitt 40', 2002, director: Florian Kern, 'Ritas Welt', 2002/3, director: Ulli Baumann.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Agentur Ute Nicolai, Berlin

Trivia (1)

He is the son of actor Stefan Wigger.

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