Gustav Peter Wöhler
Living in Hamburg Gustav Peter Wöhler has been one of the well-known faces at German theatres for many years. After his education at the Westfälische Schauspielschule Bochum (Westphalian Drama School) he went to the Schauspielhaus Bochum (Theatre Bochum) to Claus Peymann. In 1982 he moved to the Deutsche Schauspielhaus Hamburg (German Theatre Hamburg), where he was a member of the ensemble for 14 years and worked with the directors Zadek, Minks, Gotscheff and Castorf. Most recently he stood on stage in Berlin in the Tipi at the Chancellery in the celebrated operetta Frau Luna and at the Landestheater Detmold (State Theatre Detmold) as Patriarch Helge in The Celebration. In addition to the theatre, Gustav Peter Wöhler has also worked successfully for film and television for many years. The actor's most important cinema productions include Bin ich schön? (Am I beautiful?) and Erleuchtung garantiert (Enlightenment Guaranteed) by Doris Dörrie, Absolute Giants by Sebastian Schipper, Die sieben Zwerge II - Der Wald ist nicht genug (7 Dwarves: The Forest Is Not Enough) by and with Otto Waalkes, Invincible by Werner Herzog, Soulkitchen by Fatih Akin and Amour Fou by Jessica Hausner. In addition to crime series such as SK Kölsch, Tatort, Polizeiruf 110, Commissario Brunetti, Adelheid and her murderers, Nachtschicht and Danni Lowinski, he has also appeared in numerous television films. Among the best known are Die Manns - Ein Jahrhundertroman and Das Wunder von Lengede, which was awarded the Golden Camera for the category "Best Film" in 2004.
Gustav Peter Wöhler's other great passion is music. With his Gustav Peter Wöhler Band he has been touring Germany regularly since the 1990s. Since 2018, the band has meanwhile reached cult status and celebrated its 22nd stage anniversary at the Elbphilharmonie (Elbe Philharmonic Hall) in Hamburg.