At 40 years old, Max Riemelt has this physical status:
Max Riemelt (born 7 January 1984) is a German actor best known for his role in Sense8's Netflix series Wolfgang Bogdanow.
He has been known in Germany for many years as both actor and director for television and cinema.
Riemelt has a daughter. He is a vocal advocate for equality.
Riemelt's career began in Germany at the age of 13, in the TV productions Eine Familie zum Küssen and Praxis Bülowbogen. The following year Riemelt played his first leading role in the ZDF Christmas series Zwei allein (director: Matthias Steurer): the Waisenkind "Max Loser". In the video for the title song "Two of a Kind" by the Hamburg duo "R & B", Riemelt has a cameo appearance.
He has starred in all of Dennis Gansel's feature films, starting with Mädchen, Mädchen. In 2013, he starred in the movie Free Fall with Hanno Koffler, in which he plays Kay Engel, a police officer in training. The movie depicts a gay love story and has been compared to Brokeback Mountain.
From 2015 to 2018, he starred in The Wachowskis' Netflix series Sense8, playing Wolfgang Bogdanow, a German safe cracker. The first season received positive reviews from critics.
He starred in the psychological thriller Berlin Syndrome alongside Australian actress Teresa Palmer, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2017. The film received generally favorable reviews, and both Palmer and Riemelt garnered praise for their performances.
In 2020, he joined the cast of The Matrix Resurrections.
- 2004: Best Actor for Before the Fall (Karlovy Vary International Film Festival)
- 2006: Best Young Actor for The Red Cockatoo (Bavarian Film Awards)