Markwart Müller-Elmau was born in 1937 in Munich, and trained at the Max Reinhardt School in Berlin. He has worked as actor, director and senior director in Kassel, Freiburg, Constance and Ulm. He performed at the National Theater in Mannheim (in 1992) and the Staatstheater Hannover (1993-2000). Markwart Müller-Elmau joined the Thalia Theater ensemble in the 2000/2001 season. There his major roles included: the title character in King Lear and Aurora in the world premiere production of Dea Loher’s Life on the Praça Roosevelt (both directed by Andreas Kriegenburg), as well as Suchodolov in the world premiere of Farid Nagim's The Elephant's Cry (directed by Armin Petras). Markwart Müller-Elmau became a member of the Deutsches Theater ensemble in the 2009/10 season. At the DT he appears in Frank Abt’s stagings of An Answer from the Silence (based on the novel by Max Frisch), and Farmyard by Franz Xaver Kroetz. Müller-Elmau can also be seen in Andreas Kriegenburg’s world premiere production of Thieves by Dea Loher.
Markwart Müller-Elmau - Heidrun Perdelwitz
Thorsten Hierse - Markwart Müller-Elmau