Montag, Dieter


Born in 1949, Dieter Montag trained as an actor at the Academy for Film and Television in Potsdam-Babelsberg from 1966-1970. His performances at the famous Berliner Ensemble, the Deutsches Theater, and the Schiller Theater have included classic and modern plays under directors such as Alexander Lang, Heiner Müller, and Frank Castorf.


Montag also performed in television and movie productions. One of his biggest succeses was his portrayal of the taxi driver, Harry, who falls in love with Sunny in Konrad Wolf’s box-office hit, Solo Sunny, ranked by critics as one of the Top 100 Most Significant German Films. More recently, he has acted in various television shows. From 1998-2003, he played the lead detective in the crime series Polizeiruf 110. As of 2007, he plays the father of the detective in a new TV police series, Notruf Hafenkante. Dieter Montag lives in Berlin.



Festivals & Awards:

1980 Best Supporting Male Actor, GDR National Feature Film Festival, Karl-Marx-Stadt, for Solo Sunny


2010 Boxhagener Platz (Square Boxhagen)
2009 Bei uns um die Ecke (Here around the Corner, TV)
1997-2011 Ein Fall für Zwei (A Case for Two, TV series)
1998-2009 Polizeiruf 110 (Police Call: 110, TV series)
2007-2008 Notruf Hafenkante (Emergency Call: Harbour Side, TV series)
2006 Wenn du mich brauchst (If You Need Me, TV)
2005 Schröders wunderbare Welt (Schroeder’s Wonderful World)
2004 Blindgänger (The Blind Flyers)
2003 Zutaten für Träume  (Ingredients for Dreams, TV)
1997 Der Hauptamnn von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick, TV)
1987 Mit Leib und Seele (With Body and Soul)
1985 Rabenvater (Bad Father)
1984 Der Lude (The Pimp)
1983 Die vertauschte Königin (The Swapped Queen)
1983 Bockshorn (Taken for a Ride)
1981 Bürgschaft für ein Jahr (On Probation)
1981 Wäre die Erde nicht rund (Were the Earth Not Round)
1979 Solo Sunny
1977 Mama, ich lebe (Mom, I’m Alive)
1974 Till Eulenspiegel


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