Lucas Reiber

Lucas Reiber (born October 4, 1993)[1] is a German actor. He is best known for films Suck Me Shakespeer 2 (2015), The Red Band Society (2015) and Die Mutter des Mörders (2015). On TV, Niklas on Binny and the Ghost.

Lucas Reiber
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Reiber, 2016
Born
Lucas Reiber

(1993-10-04) October 4, 1993 (age 27)
OccupationActor
Years active2006–present

BiographyEdit

He was born and raised in Lichterfelde before moving to Kreuzberg when he was 14.[2] His mother is Claudia Reiber and he has a sister, Lisa Reiber.[3] His father became a vegan.[4]

Reiber first appeared on stage in 2003 at the age of ten; he impersonated the young Gavroche in the musical Les Misérables at the Theater des Westens.[5] From 2008, he was a member of the "junge Ensemble" (jE) of the Friedrichstadt-Palast, where he studied singing, acting and dance from 2008 to 2011. He took part in several productions there.[6] From 2011 onwards, further acting coachings and singing lessons followed.

In 2009, under the direction of Peter Keglevic, he played his first film role in the two-part television film Ken Follett's Eisfieber ('Ice Fever', based on 'Whiteout'). He impersonated the teenager Craig alongside Heiner Lauterbach (as Craig's grandfather 'Stanley Oxenford') and Sophie von Kessel (as Craig's mother 'Olga').[7] In his first feature film, the youth film Rock It! (2010), he played the role of Marc, the keyboarder of the rock band, alongside Maria Ehrich and Emilia Schüle.[8] Before the film, he had keyboard lessons for six years and then got guitar lessons for the film.[9] In 2011, he starred alongside Christian Ulmen in the feature film Einer wie Bruno; he played the young musician Benny Schmidtbauer.[10]

In the film comedy Fack ju Göhte 2 (2015), Reiber played the role of Etienne ("Ploppi").[11] a boy with Asperger's Syndrome.[2] In the opinion of Christoph Schröder, Reiber formed "the only ray of hope" in Fack ju Göhte 2 in the weekly newspaper Die Zeit.[12] In 2016, he received together with Anna Lena Klenke, Max von der Groeben and Jella Haase, the Bavarian Film Award.[2]

Reiber then participated in several television films in major and minor roles. In the ZDF channel three-part Das Adlon. Eine Familiensaga, he had in the 3rd part of the small role of bellboy Raphael. In the ZDF television comedy Zwei mitten im Leben, he played Henry, the friend of the drug-consuming 17-year-old son of the mayor Bea Westkamp (Johanna Gastdorf).

In the ARD TV movie Sprung ins Leben, he appeared in March 2014, alongside Simone Thomalla, in his first major role on television. He played in the talented football player Sebastian, who sits in a wheelchair after a car accident.[13] He excelled in his role a "sensitive portrait of a traumatized young people".[9] In the TV two-parter Die Himmelsleiter in 2015, he played Bruno Zettler,[14] the son of Cologne based black market dealer and former NS - Ortsgruppenleiter Armin Zettler. In the ZDF thriller Die Mutter des Mörders (The mother of the murderer), he had the lead role, on the side of Natalia Wörner. He played Matis, the 20-year-old, mentally handicapped son of the supermarket saleswoman Maria,[2] who comes under suspicion of murder after a violent crime. For his acting performance, he was awarded the 2016 New Faces Award.[3]

Reiber also took over roles in television series. In the third season of the RTL series Doctor's Diary, he played in the scenes with the childhood memories the role of the young Marc Meier, played by Florian David Fitz.[9] In the multi-award-winning Disney series Binny and the Ghost, he was in both seasons as Niklas Neudecker in front of the camera. Two episodes in which he starred as episodes were awarded the 'Goldener Spatz' in 2015. He had further episodes of main roles in the television series Heldt (2013, as paraplegic accident victim Manuel Unterberg) and in Leipzig Homicide (2013, the best friend of a young man who died of an overdose of crystal meth). In January 2017, Reiber was in the ZDF crime series SOKO 5113 (or SOKO Munich) in an episode main role to see; he played Matti Fauser, the ex-boyfriend of a dead youngster tennis player.[15]

In addition to his film career, Reiber occasionally performs in the theater. In March / April 2013, he appeared in the theater on the Kurfürstendamm in Berlin in the role of teenage and half-orphan Jay in the tragicomedy A normal family by Neil Simon. His stage partners were Peggy Lukac (as grandmother) and Chiara Schoras (as Aunt Bella).[16]

Reiber is a member of the Deutsche Filmakademie (German Film Academy).[17]

AwardsEdit

  • 2016: Bavarian Film Award for Best Young Actor for film Fack Ju Göhte 2[2]
  • 2016: Bunte's 'New Faces Award' for Best Newcomer for TV Movie The Mother of the Murderer (or Die Mutter des Mörders)[3]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Rock It! Marc [8]
2011 Klarer Fall für Bär – Gefährlicher Freundschaftsdienst Benjamin Bielmann
Einer wie Bruno Benny Schmidtbauer [18]
Warzenputtel Sid (Short)
Kinderspiel Vanessa's Boyfriend (Short)
2012 Für Elise Kai [19]
Lore German soldier [20]
2014 Beeke Frieder (Short)
2015 Fack ju Göhte 2 Etienne Known in English as Suck Me Shakespeer 2
Verrückt nach Fix Jannis [21]
Becks letzter Sommer Andy Shevantich [22]
2017 Fack ju Göhte 3 Etienne [4][2]
Hanni & Nanni: Mehr als beste Freunde Ole [23]
The Invisibles Jochen Arndt [24][25]
2019 Am Ende Legenden Tom (filming) [26]

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Eisfieber Greg (TV Movie)
2010-2012 Crime.de Tristan TV Series, 2 episode
2011 Notruf Hafenkante Lukas TV Series, 1 episode
Doctor's Diary Marc Meier TV Series, 4 episodes[9]
Klarer Fall für Bär Benjamin (TV Movie)
2013 The Old Fox Lukas Kroesinger TV Series, 1 episode
Leipzig Homicide Jolle Strand TV Series, 1 episode
Heldt Manuel Unterberg TV Series, 1 episode
Das Adlon. Eine Familiensaga Page Raphael TV Mini-Series, 1 episode
2014 Father of Four Sons Konstantin Bergers TV Series, 1 episode
Sprung ins Leben Sebastian Jäger (TV Movie)
Zwei mitten im Leben Henry (TV Movie)
2014-2016 Binny and the Ghost Niklas Neudecker TV Series, 3 episodes
2015 Prinzessin Maleen Peter (TV Movie)
Die Mutter des Mörders Matis / Son (TV Movie)
Die Himmelsleiter Bruno Zettler TV Mini-Series, 2 episodes
2015-2017 SOKO 5113 Boris Neubert, jung 2015 [27]/ Matti Fauser 2017 TV Series, 2 episodes
2016 The Red Band Society Victor TV Series, 4 episodes, series based on Spanish series Polseres vermelles
Der Urbino-Krimi Fabio Soltare TV Series, 1 episode
2017 Katie Fforde: Bruderherz Anthony Cahill (TV Movie) [28]
Der Kriminalist Florian Friedland TV Series, 1 episode
Die Spezialisten - Im Namen der Opfer Ulf Wiebold (26 J.) TV Series, 1 episode


Personal lifeEdit

He likes jogging, cycling and playing a lot of volleyball.[9] In 2015, he was living in a shared flat,[9] in Moabit.[2] He believes in sustainability and wears fair trade clothes.[4] In 2018, he was driving an Opel Insignia GS car.[29]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "LUCAS REIBER Schauspieler, Nachwuchsschauspieler, Synchronschauspieler, Musicaldarsteller". Retrieved 20 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Schulze, Rita (28 October 2017). "Lucas Reiber: "Der Körper macht es immer richtig"". www.morgenpost.de (in German). Retrieved 9 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b c "Lucas Reiber with his mother Claudia Reiber and his sister Lisa..." Getty Images. Retrieved 8 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b c Scherff, Victoria (23 October 2017). ""Es sind die kleinen Sachen, über die man sich bewusst werden kann und die man easy ändern kann"". Utopia.de (in German). Retrieved 9 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Studt, Jan M. "musicalzentrale - Les Misérables - Theater des Westens Berlin - Keine aktuellen Aufführungstermine". musicalzentrale.de. Retrieved 10 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "junges Ensemble". Friedrichstadt-Palast (in German). Retrieved 10 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ Corbelle, Carlos. "Eisfieber - 2009 , FILMREPORTER.de". filmreporter.de (in German). Retrieved 8 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ a b "Rock It! - Filmkritik - Film - TV SPIELFILM". TV Spielfilm Online (in German). Retrieved 8 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ a b c d e f Koch, Florian (17 June 2015). "Lucas Reiber: Fürs Fernsehen in den Rollstuhl". BUNTE.de (in German). Retrieved 8 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ Feld, Ulrich (5 August 2015). ""Einer wie Bruno": nicht perfekt, aber berührend". www.fnp.de (in German). Retrieved 8 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Gewinnen Sie 5x einen signierten Handschuh von Fack Ju Göhte 2-Star Lucas Reiber". GOLF MAGAZIN (in German). 19 March 2018. Retrieved 8 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ Schröder, Christoph (9 September 2015). ""Fack ju Göhte 2": Chantalismen in Strandkulisse". Die Zeit (in German). Retrieved 8 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Sprung ins Leben". Retrieved 8 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Lucas Reiber - Die Himmelsleiter - Sehnsucht nach Morgen - ARD, Das Erste". www.daserste.de (in German). Retrieved 9 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "SOKO Munich (E: 16 S: 42) (Victory in the genes) ( 50 min)" (in German). tv.krone.at. Retrieved 9 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ "Eine ganz normale Familie". Komödie Berlin (in German). Retrieved 9 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "Mitglied anzeigen". Deutsche Filmakademie (in German). Retrieved 9 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  18. ^ "Einer wie Bruno". www.oberon-film.de. Retrieved 10 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  19. ^ "Für Elise - farbfilm verleih". farbfilm-verleih.de. Retrieved 10 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  20. ^ "UCL SSEES Library: Bain Graffy Film Collection: DVD-4292". www.ssees.ucl.ac.uk. Retrieved 9 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  21. ^ "Verrückt nach Fixi im TV - Sendung - TV SPIELFILM". TV Spielfilm Online (in German). Retrieved 9 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  22. ^ "Becks letzter Sommer, Film 2015 - Kritik - Trailer - News". Moviejones.de (in German). Retrieved 10 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  23. ^ "Hanni & Nanni - Mehr als beste Freunde : Bild Lucas Reiber, Rosa Meinecke". FILMSTARTS.de (in German). Retrieved 9 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  24. ^ "Lucas Reiber, Kriminalakte" (in German). Retrieved 9 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  25. ^ O'Malley, Sheila (25 January 2019). "The Invisibles Movie Review & Film Summary (2019) , Roger Ebert". www.rogerebert.com. Retrieved 9 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  26. ^ Kappei, Lena (15 October 2018). ""Am Ende Legenden": Zwischen Fame und Freundschaft". www.morgenpost.de (in German). Retrieved 9 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  27. ^ "SOKO München - Sommer '94". www.zdf.de (in German). Retrieved 9 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  28. ^ "Katie Fforde – Bruderherz – Kritik zum Film bei Tittelbach.tv". tittelbach.tv - der fernsehfilm beobachter (in German). Retrieved 8 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  29. ^ Dettner, Anja (9 March 2018). "Lucas Reiber: "Let's Dance würde ich nicht machen. Einen Tanzfilm schon eher"". Promipool.de (in German). Retrieved 9 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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