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Peter Schneider
German actor

Peter Schneider

Peter Schneider
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Intro German actor
Is Actor Stage actor Film actor
From Germany
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 1975, Leipzig, Germany
Age 48 years
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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.

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
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
Year Title Role Notes
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
2015 Tannbach Adolph Herrmann
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
2017-present Dark Helge Doppler
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)
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