Heinz Lieven (born April 18, 1928) is a German actor.
Life and work
Lieven was born in Blankenese, Hamburg, where he was raised. In 1948, He began an actor's training with the actors Helmuth Gmelin and Bernhard Minetti. He married a makeup artist in 1966 and has two sons with her.
Heinz Lieven started his stage career as actor at the Theater im Zimmer in Hamburg. After this engagement he went with diverse travelling theatres through Germany. In the 1960s he played as actor in several television productions.
In 1971 the German director Boleslaw Barlog brought Heinz Lieven to the Schillertheater in Berlin, where he played till 1978. Later the actor played at Berlin's Volksbühne. In 1978 he moved to Bremen, where he worked as theatre director. Three years later, Heinz Lieven lived again in his hometown Hamburg and later in 1995 in his district Blankenese. During this time he played at several theatres like the Hamburger Kammerspiele and Altonaer Theater in Hamburg or Theater Lübeck.
Among his theater engagements Heinz Lieven frequently appeared in TV-films, -series and a few movies. Furthermore, he presents readings with texts of German Writers and poets and rides as entertainer and acting coach on cruise liners like the MS Deutschland.
He made his international film debut in Aleksandar Petrovic's Group Portrait with Lady and played a former SS Officer named Aloise Lange in the 2011 movie This Must Be the Place.
Heinz Lieven lives in Hamburg.
- 1963: Stalingrad (TV movie)
- 1966: Herr Puntila und sein Knecht Matti (TV movie)
- 1969: Das Rätsel von Piskov (TV movie)
- 1971: Hamburg Transit (TV series)
- 1972: Gefährliche Streiche (TV series)
- 1973: Bauern, Bonzen und Bomben (TV series)
- 1974: Ermittlungen gegen Unbekannt (TV movie)
- 1976: Ein Fall für Stein (TV series)
- 1976: Reifezeit (TV movie)
- 1977: Ein Mann kam im August (TV series)
- 1977: Group Portrait with Lady (Gruppenbild mit Dame)
- 1978: Das kalte Herz (TV series)
- 1979: Die Buddenbrooks (TV miniseries)
- 1979: Ein Kapitel für sich (TV movie)
- 1980: Order
- 1982: Die Aufgabe des Dr. med. Graefe (TV movie)
- 1986: Engels & Consorten (TV series)
- 1986: Finkenwerder Geschichten (TV series)
- 1987: The Riddle of the Sands (Das Rätsel der Sandbank), (TV series)
- 1989: Der Landarzt (TV series)
- 1990: Wer zu spät kommt – Das Politbüro erlebt die deutsche Revolution (TV movie)
- 1993: Schwarz-Rot-Gold (TV series)
- 1995: Eine Frau wird gejagt (TV movie)
- 1996: Freunde fürs Leben (TV series)
- 1997: Neues vom Süderhof (TV series, appearance in 13 episodes from 1996 to 1997)
- 1998: Dr. Monika Lindt - Kinderärztin, Geliebte, Mutter (TV series)
- 1999: Death Hunters: To Die For (Die Jagd nach dem Tod), (TV movie)
- 1999: Wut im Bauch (TV movie)
- 2000: Doppelter Einsatz (TV series)
- 2000: Großstadtrevier (Tv series, appearance in three episodes in different roles, 1986, 1991 and 2000)
- 2001: Tatort (Tv series, appearance in three episodes in different roles, 1980, 1982 and 2001)
- 2002: Küstenwache (Tv series)
- 2005: Adelheid und ihre Mörder (TV series, appearance in 7 episodes from 1996 to 2005)
- 2007: LadyLand (Comedy series)
- 2008: Notruf Hafenkante (TV series, appearance in 3 episodes from 2007 to 2008)
- 2008: Das Papstattentat (TV movie)
- 2009: Lasko – Die Faust Gottes (TV series)
- 2009: Within the Whirlwind
- 2010: 2 für alle Fälle - Ein Song für den Mörder (TV movie)
- 2011: This Must Be the Place
- 2015: Remember