Detlef Bothe (actor)

Detlef Bothe (born 24 July 1965) is a German actor, screenwriter, film director and producer.[1] Since the early 1990s, he has appeared in numerous film and television productions, both German and international. In 2015, he appeared in the James Bond film Spectre as a henchman, in a scene where he and Q (Ben Whishaw) are seen riding a cable car in the Austrian Alps.[2]

Detlef Bothe
Born (1965-07-24) 24 July 1965
Occupationactor, director, producer
Years active1990–present

Bothe became a prominent on-screen representative of the Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich as he has portrayed Heydrich in two films pertaining to his assassination: The 2011 Czech film Lidice, the 2016 British film Anthropoid and in 2005 BBC documentary series about holocaust Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution'.[3] Bothe is often praised as "dead ringer" (twin) of Heydrich.[4]

Selected filmography

  • 1993: Tatort (TV Series) - Hubert
  • 1992: Der Knappe des Kreuzes
  • 1995: Brother of Sleep - Lukas
  • 1996: After Hours
  • 1996: Gegen den Wind (TV Series) - Eric
  • 1997: 14 Days to Life - Rudi
  • 1997: Ballermann 6
  • 1998: Balko (TV Series) - Richie Schwingbrodt
  • 1998: Appetite - Godfrey
  • 1999: Sara Amerika - Jim J.
  • 1999: Bang Boom Bang - Arne
  • 1999: After the Truth - Siebert
  • 1999: Schmetterlinge der Nacht - Killer's Helper
  • 2000: The Calling - Scouser
  • 2001: Himmlische Helden - Flex
  • 2001: Ein göttlicher Job - Orkton
  • 2001: 99euro-films - (segment "Ich schwöre") (segment "Loreley S.")
  • 2001: Sass - Ede
  • 2002: Feiertag (also writer, director and producer) - Ingo
  • 2002: Vienna - Thomas
  • 2002: Extreme Ops - Ratko
  • 2003: Die Musterknaben III (TV Movie) - Fliege
  • 2003: Baltic Storm - Victor Renko
  • 2003: Gone – Eine tödliche Leidenschaft - Mike
  • 2004: Abgefahren – Mit Vollgas in die Liebe - Matador
  • 2004: Vinzent - Vinzent / Olaf Podesch
  • 2004: Meine Frau, meine Freunde und ich (also writer, director and co-producer) - Richard Wippe
  • 2005: Speer und Er (TV Mini-Series)
  • 2005: Rose - Steve
  • 2006: Die Rosenheim-Cops (TV Series) - Konrad Rottmann
  • 2006: Die Wilden Kerle 3 - Bodyguard Ö
  • 2006: FC Venus - Louis Doderer
  • 2007: Neben der Spur - Dieter
  • 2008: Auf der Suche nach dem Schatz der Nibelungen'(TV Movie) - Richter
  • 2009: Mein - Klaus
  • 2010: Snowman's Land - Harry
  • 2010: Alles Liebe (TV Movie) - Mann aus Plattenladen
  • 2010: Max Schmeling - Referee Arthur Donovan
  • 2010: Wolfsfährte (TV Movie) - Biedermeyer
  • 2011: Lidice - Reinhard Heydrich
  • 2011: Männerherzen … und die ganz ganz große Liebe - Rocker
  • 2011: Anonymus - John De Vere
  • 2011: Pilgerfahrt nach Padua (TV Movie) - Mechaniker
  • 2012: Nemez - Pfarrer
  • 2012: Ludwig II - Bote
  • 2013: Tatort (TV Series) - Volker Zahn
  • 2013–2017: Hammer & Sichl (TV Series) - Apostolos
  • 2014: Into the Suite (also writer, director and producer) - Paul Heitmann
  • 2015: Ü 30 Paradiso (also writer, director and producer)
  • 2015: Spectre - henchman in Cable Car #1 (Austria)
  • 2016: Anthropoid - Reinhard Heydrich
  • 2017: Die Vierhändige - Klinger

References

  1. "Detlef Bothe" (in German). filmportal.de. Retrieved 24 October 2015.
  2. "Detlef Bothe Speaks". MI6-HQ.COM.
  3. Nowak, Ricarda (20 November 2015). "Ein Mann in fieser Mission". MAZ-Online.de (in German). Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung. Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  4. Pirodsky, Jason. "Movie Review: The Butcher of Prague Gets His Due in 'The Man with the Iron Heart' (aka 'HHhH')". The Prague Reporter. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
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