Born in Linz, Austria, Harald Baumgartner studied acting at the Mozarteum, Salzburg’s University of Music and Dramatic Arts. His first theatrical engagement was at the Castle Theatre in Moers. Between 1984 and 1987 Baumgartner was a freelance actor in Berlin and Zurich. He worked at the Municipal Theatre in Konstanz from 1987 to 1993 and at Schauspiel Hannover from 1993 to 2000. In the 2000/2001 season Harald Baumgartner joined the ensemble at the Thalia Theater. There he worked with directors such as Andreas Kriegenburg, Martin Kušej Michael Talke, Leander Haussmann, Stephan Kimmig, Alize Zandwijk, Jorinde Dröse and David Bösch. With the 2009/2010 season Harald Baumgartner became a member of the Deutsches Theater ensemble. At the DT he can be seen in: Dimiter Gotscheff's production of Ward No. 6 (adapted from Chekhov's novella), Michael Thalheimer’s staging of Tales from the Vienna Woods by Ödon von Horváth, as well as Stephan Kimmig’s staging of The Cherry Orchard.
Harald Baumgartner - Judith Hofmann
Wolfram Koch - Harald Baumgartner