Christian Friedel

Actor & Musician

That I will speak to thee/speak to thee/speak to thee/speak to thee/speak to thee/I’ll call thee Hamlet/I’ll call thee Hamlet/Oh answer me!

Christian Friedel is an actor and musician from Dresden. He studied acting at the Otto-Falckenberg-Schule in Munich and currently plays at the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus and the Staatsschauspiel Dresden. In 2011 he founded the band Woods of Birnam, which has already released three albums. Christian is currently featured in the series Babylon Berlin and Parfum and has shot in the past with Michael Haneke (Das weiße Band) and Oliver Hirschbiegel (Elser), among others. He was awarded the Erich Ponto Prize and the German Director’s Prize Metropolis for the best male leading role in Elser and was nominated for both the German and the European Film Awards.


„I represent interdisciplinary work and will talk about that. And I hope that the somewhat out-of-fashioned theater can regain its “coolness” and relevance.“


Photo credit © Yves Borgwardt

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OSF Congress

Galopprennbahn Düsseldorf
12. Juli 2019 \ 9-21 Uhr