Adam Bousdoukos

Adam Bousdoukos (Greek: Αδάμ Μπουσδούκος, born 25 January 1974) is a German actor with Greek ancestry.[1] He has appeared in more than fifty films since 1995.

Adam Bousdoukos
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Born (1974-01-25) 25 January 1974 (age 47)
Years active1995-present


Growing up as the son of Greek parents in the Hamburg district of Altona, Bousdoukos played smaller roles in commercials as a teenager and later took classes at the Stage School Hamburg.

In 1998, Bousdoukos had a role in Fatih Akin's Short Sharp Shock and, together with the other two leading actors Mehmet Kurtuluş and Aleksandar Jovanovic, received the Leopard award at the Locarno Festival in 1998 and the Grimme-Preis in 2001. With the exception of Getürkt, Bousdoukos can be seen in every film by his friend Akın, including Soul Kitchen (2009), where he had the leading role and wrote the script. The cinematic collaboration with Akin began in 1995 with the short film Sensin – Du bist es!.

In addition, Bousdoukos appeared in a number of other movie and TV roles. He also ran the "Sotiris" restaurant in the Ottensen district of Hamburg for almost ten years.[2]

Charity workEdit

Adam Bousdoukos with friends has been supporting the Soul Kids association since 2009.[3] The organization raises funds through various events and activities, which are donated to selected non-profit associations, institutions and projects.

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ Lorenzen, Ralf (2009-12-22). "Porträt Adam Bousdoukos - Eine Kneipe ist wie ein Film". Die Zeit (in German). Retrieved 2017-11-20.
  3. ^ Vereinswebsite soul kids e.V.

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