Herbert Grönemeyer

You may not have heard of Herbert Grönemeyer but you’ve almost certainly seen him. Think back a few years to Wolfgang Petersen’s moody, suspense-laden U-Boot epic ‘Das Boot’. A low-budget affair and worldwide smash that came out of nowhere, due not least in part to its use of actors relatively unknown even in Germany. Remember the wisecracking smart-ass Lieutenant Werner with his unkempt shock of Boris Johnson-stye blonde hair? Yep, that was Herb who by then (1981) was a good seven years or so into his acting career. Read more