b. Luenen (Germany), Oct. 9, 1953, actor and singer. Studied at the Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna, began as a rock singer. Roles in theatre plays produced by D. Haspel and H. Gratzer. Breakthrough as a musical singer in "Jesus Christ Superstar", "Evita" and "Phantom of the Opera" at the Theater an der Wien. Film roles e.g. in "Eine fast perfekte Scheidung" (1998) and "Eine fast perfekte Hochzeit" (1999). Engagements as a singer, entertainer and with Austrian Radio.