|Is||Television presenter Television director Screenwriter Television producer Journalist Actor Film actor Film director Television actor|
|Type||Film, TV, Stage & Radio Journalism|
|Birth||22 September 1975, Neuwied, Germany|
Christian Ulmen (born 22 September 1975 in Neuwied) is a German entertainer and actor.
Ulmen started his television career in 1996 as a video jockey on MTV Europe. He is known for his creative, and sometimes provocative, humour, which he displayed in TV shows such as Unter Ulmen or Mein neuer Freund, the German adaptation of Channel 4's My New Best Friend, and the award-winning TV series Dr. Psycho – Die Bösen, die Bullen, meine Frau und ich. Ulmen has also appeared in leading roles in successful cinema productions including Berlin Blues (2003), the screenplay Atomised (2006), based on Michel Houellebecq's novel of the same title, and Men in the City directed by Simon Verhoeven and released in October 2009.
From 2013, Ulmen and Nora Tschirner will play a team of investigators in the Weimar-based episodes of the Tatort series.
Ulmen is agnostic.
Ulmen met his future wife Huberta in 1999 and they eventually married in 2005. They have a son together, but divorced in 2010.
In August 2010, Ulmen met Collien Fernandes and the couple married on June 22, 2011. They welcomed their first child in April 2012.
- 2003 Bayerischer Filmpreis (Bavarian Film Award), Best Actor, for his role in Herr Lehmann
- 2007 Bayerischer Fernsehpreis (Bavarian TV Award), Best Actor, for his role in Dr. Psycho
- 2007 Adolf Grimme Award, for his role in Dr. Psycho