Joachim Król

Joachim Król (pronounced [ˈjoː.a.xɪm kʁoːl] (listen), born 17 June 1957 in Herne, West Germany) is a German actor, known for his appearances in the films Run Lola Run, Maybe, Maybe Not, and Anne Frank: The Whole Story.

Joachim Król
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Joachim Król at the Berlin Film Festival in 2009
Born (1957-06-17) 17 June 1957 (age 65)
Years active1984-present
SpouseHeidrun Teusner Krol

Early life and educationEdit

Król was born in Herne, West Germany and studied from 1981 to 1984 at the Otto-Falckenberg-Schule in Munich. His father was a miner of Polish descent.[1][2]


Król is best known as a film and television actor. In 1993, he starred in the film No More Mr. Nice Guy. In the 1998 film, Run Lola Run, Król portrayed the homeless man, Norbert von Au. He is also known for playing Hermann van Pels in the TV film Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001). Despite his notable cinema and television success, Król returns repeatedly to the stage. Several times he has played in the Bochumer Schauspielhaus and the Schauspielhaus Köln.

Personal lifeEdit

Król is married to Heidrun Teusner Król, with whom he has a son,[2] Tom.

Selected filmographyEdit



  1. ^ "Joachim Król: Karriere zwischen Kneipe und Leinwand". Archived from the original on 2012-03-20. Retrieved 2011-02-19.
  2. ^ a b "Król, Joachim: Porträt" [Król, Joachim: Portrait] (in German). Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk. 29 April 2004. Archived from the original on 25 September 2009.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)

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