|Is||Actor Stage actor Film actor|
|Field||Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
|Birth||1975, Leipzig, Germany|
Peter Schneider (born 1975 in Leipzig) is a German actor and musician.
Schneider was born in 1975 in Leipzig, in what was then East Germany. From 1985 until the late 1990s, he studied at a music school in Halle. After graduating from high school in 1994 and completing his military service, he studied music at the Leipzig University of Music and Theater from 1995 until 1998. He specialized in the clarinet and saxophone, while at the same time taking German studies and pedagogy at Leipzig University. In 1998, he switched to studying drama at the Leipzig University of Music and Theater, from which he graduated in 2002. From 2000 to 2002, Schneider was an acting student at Theater Chemnitz.
Apart from his acting work, Schneider also works as theater musical director, musician, and composer. He is a member of the Deutsche Filmakademie and the European Film Academy.
Since 2017, Schneider has portrayed middle-aged Helge Doppler in the Netflix series Dark.
|2004||My Brother Is a Dog||driver|
|2005||Speer und Er||Albert Speer||Documentary|
|2008||Berlin Calling||Crystal Pete|
|The Baader Meinhof Complex||Gerhard Müller|
|2011||Hut in the Woods||Martin|
|2014||Beloved Sisters||Christian Gottfried Körner|
|2015||As We Were Dreaming||drinker Thilo|
|Naked Among Wolves||André Höfel|
|A Heavy Heart||job agent|
|2004||In aller Freundschaft|
|2009||Tatort||Ulf Meinert||1 episode|
|2012||Tatort||Joseph Vegener/Robert Vegener||1 episode|
|2013||Kommissarin Lucas||Robert Kienle||1 episode|
|Tatort||Ulrich Kastner||1 episode|
|Schuld nach Ferdinand von Schirach||Prosecutor||1 episode|
|Polizeiruf 110||Moritz Richter||1 episode|
|Tatort||Urs Hahn||1 episode|
|2017||Tatort||Harald Böhlert||1 episode|
|2020||Tatort||Rainer Hildebrandt||1 episode|
- Nominated for the Deutscher Filmpreis (German Film Award) in the category Best Acting Performance - Male Leading Role, for Hut in the Woods. (2012)
- Nominated for the Preis der deutschen Filmkritik (German Film Critics Award) in the category Best Actor for his performance in Hut in the Woods. (2013)