Carl Bruchhäuser


Year of birth 1991

Place of birth Lahnstein

Nationality German

Place of residence Cologne

Residency options Berlin, Munich, Essen

Height 187 cm

Hair dark brown

Eyes dark brown

Languages German (MT), English (fluent), Russian (fluent), Xhosa/Zulu (good), Italian (basic), German Sign Language (basic)

Dialects Kölsch

Instruments Guitar (acoustic/classical, professional)

Singing Bass/Baritone (practised)

Dance Hip-Hop/Breakdance, Salsa, Rock'n'Roll (practised)

Sport Kung-Fu (professional), football/volleyball (practised)

Driver's License Car

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Movies / TV

2021 Tatort Münster, ARD/WDR
2021 Stillleben (Kurzfilm), Hochschule Mainz
2020 Goldjungs, WDR/Zeitsprung
2020 Verbotene Liebe, RTL (TVNOW)/UFA
2017 Notruf Hafenkante, ZDF
2017 Der Staatsanwalt, ZDF

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2019-2022 Rock me Hamlet , Hamlet, Opernwerkstatt am Rhein
2018-2021 Werther, Werther, FWT Köln
2021 Herr Blumenkohl, R. Finsterling, Aalto Musiktheater Essen
2020 Corona Papers, Landesbühne RP
2019 Don Carlos, Landesbühne RP
2017-2018 Prinz F. v. Homburg, Berliner Ensemble
2017-2018 Pünktchen u. Anton, Schauspielhaus Bochum
2016-2017 Borderline Prozession, Theater Dortmund


2021 Der Mann mit der Melone, Opernwerkstatt am Rhein (gefördert durch Aktion Mensch)

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2013-2017 Artist Diploma 'Schauspiel' Folkwang Universität der Künste Essen/Bochum

Awards and nominations

2017 Einladung 54. Theatertreffen Berlin Theater Dortmund „Die Borderline Prozession“
2020 Award of Recognition in Acting
7th Art Independent International Filmvestival „Munich 1936“


Carl completed his acting studies at the Folkwang University of the Arts Essen/Bochum. Since then he has appeared in various major theatre productions at the Theater Dortmund, Schauspielhaus Bochum and also the Berliner Ensemble, among others. Roles such as Marquis de Posa, Hamlet or his two-hour solo as Werther are part of his repertoire and have shaped his career. Carl made his television debut in 2017 on ZDF (Notruf Hafenkante and Der Staatsanwalt) and after that could be seen in ‚Verbotene Liebe - Next Generation (RTL+)‘ and the multi-nominated and award-winning film ‚Goldjungs‘ (ARD), as well as in the ‚Münster Tatort- Propheteus‘ in spring 2022. Last year, he starred for the TV hit production "Sturm der Liebe" (ARD/Bavaria Fiction) in Munich.
Through his stays abroad, Carl speaks fluent English, Russian and even the South African click language Xhosa. In his hometown Cologne, he also passionately trains kung fu with a Shaolin grandmaster.

Drawing/Painting (skilled-professional)