Henning Vogt was born in Bochum in 1972 and first studied history, German literature, and art history in Aachen. In 1994 he began taking acting classes at the University of Music and Theatre Leipzig "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy". During his studies he appeared in productions in Chemnitz, Rudolstadt and at the Dresden State Theatre. In 1998 he joined the Oldenburg State Theatre, where he starred in productions such as Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishman and the stage adaptation of Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting. Henning Vogt has been performing at the Deutsches Theater since 2001 and was a member of the ensemble from 2005-2009. He regularly works with director Michael Thalheimer. In Thalheimer’s DT productions, Vogt was: Count Appiani in Emila Galotti; Valentine in Faust: Part I and Lynkeus in Faust: Part II; and Agamemnon in Aeschylus’ The Oresteia. At the DT, the actor has also performed in productions by Nicolas Stemann, Bettina Bruinier and Michael Schweighöfer. Henning Vogt can currently be seen in Thalheimer’s staging of Tales from the Vienna Woods by Ödön von Horváth. Vogt's film and television work includes the TV series Heaven and Earth (Himmel und Erde, ARD 1999/2000).