Bernd Moss was born in Schwelm, and trained to be an actor at the Theaterakademie Spielstatt Ulm. He first worked at the Landestheater Coburg in 1994, and in 1995 went to the Landesbühne Bruchsal, then to the Landesbühne Esslingen in 1998. In 2000, he became a member of the Deutsches Schauspielhaus ensemble in Hamburg, working with Tom Stromberg. There, he collaborated with Ingrid Lausund and René Pollesch, and appeared in productions by Jürgen Gosch and Sebastian Nübling, among others. In 2006 Moss joined the ensemble at Munich’s Kammerspiele, where he often worked with directors René Pollesch (on Solidarität ist Selbstmord i.e. Solidarity is Suicide an dPing Pong d’Amour), Andreas Kriegenburg (Three Sisters and The Trial) and Schorsch Kamerun (Down Understanding and Peter Pan). He also played the lead role in Orhan Pamuk's Snow (directed by Lars-Ole Walburg) and appeared in Shakespeare's Tempest (staged by Stefan Pucher) and in Fassbinder's The Marriage of Maria Braun (directed by Thomas Ostermeier). Bernd Moss has been a member of Deutsches Theater ensemble since the start of the 2009/10 season.