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Jürgen Prochnow


Born in Berlin, Germany, in 1941, Jürgen Prochnow is a leading actor of the German stage and screen. He was memorable as the submarine captain in the gritty WW II film Das Boot (1981), which brought him to international prominence. He has since starred in many well-received European and Hollywood productions. See full bio »

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Known For

Das Boot
Das Boot Capt.-Lt. Henrich Lehmann-Willenbrock - Der Alte
(1981)
Dune
Dune Duke Leto Atreides
(1984)
The English Patient
The English Patient Major Muller
(1996)
House of the Dead
(2003)

Filmography

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 2018 Radegund (post-production)
Major Schlegel
 2018/II The Guardian Angel (announced)
Albert Klosser
 2017/I Interference (completed)
Herr Ryser
 2017 Damascus Cover (completed)
Franz Ludin
 2017 Dengler (TV Series)
Dr. Schweikert
- Die schützende Hand (2017) ... Dr. Schweikert
 2017 Leanders letzte Reise
Eduard Leander
 1973-2016 Tatort (TV Series)
Kesting / Hans Rodenburg / Klaus Linder / ...
- Schlafende Hunde (2010) ... Hans Rodenburg
- Das Mädchen von gegenüber (1977) ... Klaus Linder
- Jagdrevier (1973) ... Dieter Brodschella
 2015 Die dunkle Seite des Mondes
Pius Ott
 2015/I Remember
Rudy Kurlander #4
 2015 Hitman: Agent 47
Tobias
 2010-2014 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Mattias Draeger
- The 3rd Choir (2014) ... Mattias Draeger
- Deliverance (2010) ... Mattias Draeger
- Absolution (2010) ... Mattias Draeger
 2013 Die Kinder meiner Tochter (TV Movie)
Ernst Blessing
 2013 Ohne Gnade!
Helmutchen
 2013 Company of Heroes (Video)
Luca Gruenewald
 2013 Ein schmaler Grat
Uwe Wolfmann
 2012 Luck (TV Series)
Racetrack Owner
- Ace Counters Smythe's Move with His Own (2012) ... Racetrack Owner (as Juergen Prochnow)
- Ace Pitches a Deal (2012) ... Racetrack Owner (as Juergen Prochnow)
 2012 Die Schuld der Erben (TV Movie)
Kurt Hanson
 2010 Nachtschicht (TV Series)
Friedrich Otto Winterstein
- Das tote Mädchen (2010) ... Friedrich Otto Winterstein
 2010 Amigo - Bei Ankunft Tod (TV Movie)
Fredo Kovacs
 2010 Sinners and Saints
Mr. Rhykin
 2010 24 (TV Series)
Sergei Bazhaev
- Day 8: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (2010) ... Sergei Bazhaev (as Juergen Prochnow)
- Day 8: 12:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m. (2010) ... Sergei Bazhaev (as Juergen Prochnow)
- Day 8: 11:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. (2010) ... Sergei Bazhaev (as Juergen Prochnow)
- Day 8: 10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. (2010) ... Sergei Bazhaev (as Juergen Prochnow)
- Day 8: 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (2010) ... Sergei Bazhaev (as Juergen Prochnow)
 2010 Die Jagd nach der heiligen Lanze (TV Movie)
Von Hahn
 2009 Oko
Mr. Hooked
 2008 Merlin and the War of the Dragons (Video)
The Mage
 2008 The Conspiracy
Espinosa
 2008 Hellboy: The Science of Evil (Video Game)
Herman von Klempt (voice)
 2008 Dark Sector (Video Game)
Yargo Mensik (voice)
 2007 Ein Fall für zwei (TV Series)
KHK Max Gerber
- Schmutzige Hände (2007) ... KHK Max Gerber
 2007 Ohne einander (TV Movie)
Ernest
 2007 Primeval
Jacob Krieg
 2007 Nanking
John Rabe
 2006 Schröders wunderbare Welt
John Gregory
 2006 Beerfest
Baron Wolfgang von Wolfhausen (as Juergen Prochnow)
 2006 The Da Vinci Code
Andre Vernet
 2006 The Celestine Prophecy
Jensen (as Jurgen Prochnow)
 2006 Chain Reaction (Video)
Police Officer
 2005 See Arnold Run (TV Movie)
Arnold Schwarzenegger
 2004 Julie, chevalier de Maupin (TV Movie)
Le baron de Hengen
 2003 Baltic Storm
Erik Westermark
 2003 The Poet
Vashon
 2003 House of the Dead
Kirk (as Jurgen Prochnow)
 2002 Checkpoint
 2002 Davon stirbt man nicht (TV Movie)
Everett Burns
 2002 Heart of America
Harold Lewis
 2001 Dark Asylum
Dr. Fallon
 2001 Ripper
Detective Kelso
 2001 Last Run
Andrus Bukarin
 2001/I The Elite
Avi
 2001 Jack the Dog
Klaus (as Juergen Prochnow)
 2000 Final Ascent (TV Movie)
Paul
 2000 The Last Stop
Fritz (as Jurgen Prochnow)
 2000 Padre Pio (TV Movie)
Visitatore / The Inquisitor
 2000 Poison (TV Movie)
Carl Krieger
 2000 Gunblast Vodka
Sacha Roublev
 1999 Youri
 1999 Die Millennium-Katastrophe - Computer-Crash 2000 (TV Movie)
Hans Hagemann
 1999 Heaven's Fire (TV Movie)
Quentin Darby
 1999 Der blonde Affe (TV Movie)
Jan Vleuten
 1999 Esther (TV Movie)
Haman
 1999 Wing Commander
Cdr. Paul Gerald
 1999 The Fall
József Kovács
 1998 Schuldig
 1998 From China with Love
Paul Konen
 1998 Human Bomb (TV Movie)
Gerhardt Dach
 1998 The Replacement Killers
Michael Kogan (as Jurgen Prochnow)
 1997 Air Force One
General Alexander Radek (as Jurgen Prochnow)
 1997 Der Schrei der Liebe (TV Movie)
Holger
 1996 Privateer 2: The Darkening (Video Game)
Xavier Shondi
 1996 DNA (Video)
Dr. Carl Wessinger
 1996 The English Patient
Major Muller
 1996 On Dangerous Ground (TV Movie)
Carl Morgan
 1996 Sorellina e il principe del sogno (TV Movie)
Kurdok (as Jurgen Prochnow)
 1996 The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (TV Mini-Series)
Kaiser Wilhelm II
- Slaughter (1996) ... Kaiser Wilhelm II (voice)
- War Without End (1996) ... Kaiser Wilhelm II (voice)
- Total War (1996) ... Kaiser Wilhelm II (voice)
- Stalemate (1996) ... Kaiser Wilhelm II (voice)
- Explosion (1996) ... Kaiser Wilhelm II (voice)
 1995 Fesseln (TV Movie)
Guenther
 1995 Judge Dredd
Judge Griffin (as Jurgen Prochnow)
 1995 Tödliche Wahl (TV Series)
Alex Bronner
- Die Feindin (1995) ... Alex Bronner
- Das Opfer (1995) ... Alex Bronner
- Der Gegner (1995) ... Alex Bronner
 1994 Aventures dans le Grand Nord (TV Series)
Simon McQuarie
- L'honneur des grandes neiges (1994) ... Simon McQuarie
 1994 In the Mouth of Madness
Sutter Cane (as Jurgen Prochnow)
 1994 Guns of Honor (TV Movie)
Jack Neumann
 1994 Trigger Fast
Jack Neumann
 1994 Lie Down with Lions (TV Movie)
Marteau
 1993 Der Fall Lucona
Hans Strasser
 1993 The Fire Next Time (TV Mini-Series)
Larry Richter
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Larry Richter
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Larry Richter
 1993 Body of Evidence
Doctor Alan Paley (as Jurgen Prochnow)
 1993 Die Wildnis
Brenner
 1992 Interceptor
Phillips
 1992 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
Woodsman (as Jurgen Prochnow)
 1992 Hurricane Smith
Charlie Dowd
 1992 Jewels (TV Series)
Joachim von Mannheim
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Joachim von Mannheim
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Joachim von Mannheim
 1991 Robin Hood
Sir Miles Folcanet (as Jurgen Prochnow)
 1990 The Schoolmaster
Rozinsky
 1990 The Man Inside
Gunter Wallraff (as Jurgen Prochnov)
 1990 Der Skipper
The Skipper
 1990 The Fourth War
Col. Valachev
 1989 A Dry White Season
Captain Stolz (as Jurgen Prochnow)
 1988 The Seventh Sign
David Bannon
 1987 Beverly Hills Cop II
Maxwell Dent
 1987 Devil's Paradise
Escher
 1987 Terminus
Sir / Doctor / Yellow Truck's Driver
 1986 Killing Cars
Ralph Korda
 1985-1986 Das Boot (TV Mini-Series)
Der Alte
- In der Heimat (1986) ... Der Alte
- Auf Grund (1986) ... Der Alte
- Himmelfahrtskommando (1986) ... Der Alte
- Der erste Angriff (1985) ... Der Alte
- Auf Suchkurs (1985) ... Der Alte
 1985 Murder: By Reason of Insanity (TV Movie)
Adam Berwid
 1985 Der Bulle & das Mädchen
The Cop
 1984 Dune
Duke Leto Atreides
 1984 Forbidden
Fritz Friedländer
 1983 The Keep
Woermann
 1983 Love Is Forever (TV Movie)
General Siegfried Kaplan
 1981 Das Boot
Capt.-Lt. Henrich Lehmann-Willenbrock - Der Alte
 1980 So weit das Auge reicht
Alexander Späh
 1980 Unter Verschluß (TV Movie)
 1979 Kotte (TV Movie)
Günther Kotte
 1977 Operation Ganymed
Oss
 1977 Die Konsequenz
Martin Kurath
 1976 Hans im Glück (TV Movie)
 1976 Schaurige Geschichten (TV Series)
Piet
- Taxi nach Hamburg (1976) ... Piet
 1976 Shirins Hochzeit (TV Movie)
Aida
 1976 Frauensiedlung (TV Movie)
Rolf
 1975 The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum
Ludwig Götten
 1974 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Macduff
 1974 Einer von uns beiden
Bernd Ziegenhals
 1974 Die Verrohung des Franz Blum
Franz Blum
 1973 Tenderness of the Wolves
Hehler
 1972 Auf Befehl erschossen - Die Brüder Sass, einst Berlins große Ganoven (TV Movie)
Franz Sass (as Juergen Prochnow)
 1972 Knast (TV Movie)
Roloff
 1972 Alarm (TV Series)
 1972 Händler der vier Jahreszeiten
Mann Am Stammtisch / Man at the Meeting Table (uncredited)
 1972 Zoff
Joky
 1971 Leb wohl, Judas (TV Movie)
Jan
 1970 Unternehmer (TV Movie)
Arnold
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1971 Attached to the Theater der Stadt Heidelberg (Germany) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jurgen Prochnov | Juergen Prochnow | Jurgen Prochnow

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Trivia:

Brother of Dieter Prochnow, father of Roman Prochnow and Mona Prochnow. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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