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Jürgen Prochnow

Mostly Credited As: Jürgen Prochnow
Sometimes Credited As: Jurgen Prochnow

Date Of Birth: June 10, 1941 (Age 73)
Country Of Birth: Germany
Birth Place: Berlin
Height: 6' (1.82 m)

Jürgen Prochnow


Jürgen, a native of Berlin, Germany - is actually quiet well known to American audiences compared to many actors from his part of the world. But he is probably best known for his role as the Captain in Wolfgang Petersen's war classic "Das Boot" (1985).



Movie Credits

The Da Vinci Code (2006) - Andre Vernet
The Celestine Prophecy (2006) - Jensen
Chain Reaction (2006) - Police Officer
See Arnold Run (2005) (TV) - Arnold Schwarzenegger
Baltic Storm (2003) - Erik Westermark
The Poet (2003) - Vashon
House of the Dead (2003) - Capt. Victor Kirk
Heart of America (2003) - Harold Lewis
The Elite (2001) - Avi
Dark Asylum (2001) - Dr. Fallon
Ripper (2001) - Detective Kelso
Last Run (2001) - Andrus Bukarin
Heaven's Fire (1999) (TV) - Quentin Darby
The Replacement Killers (1998) - Michael Kogan
The Fall (1998) - József Kovács
Air Force One (1997) - General Ivan Radek
The English Patient (1996) - Major Muller
On Dangerous Ground (1996) (TV) - Carl Morgan
Judge Dredd (1995) - Judge Griffin
Body of Evidence (1993) - Doctor Alan Paley
Interceptor (1992) - Phillips
Der Skipper (1990) - The Skipper
The Seventh Sign (1988) - David Bannon
Dune (1984) - Duke Leto Atreides

... and many more.

TV Appearances

Episode Cast Credits 

NCIS: Los Angeles (2009) 
  Absolution 02x09: (Nov/16/2010) As Matthias 

24 (2001) 
  Day 8: 9:00A.M. - 10:00A.M. 08x18: (Apr/19/2010) As Sergei Bazhaev 
  Day 8: 12:00A.M. - 1:00A.M. 08x09: (Feb/22/2010) As Sergei Bazhaev 
  Day 8: 11:00P.M. - 12:00A.M. 08x08: (Feb/15/2010) As Sergei Bazhaev 
  Day 8: 10:00P.M. - 11:00P.M. 08x07: (Feb/08/2010) As Sergei Bazhaev 

Twin Peaks (1990) 
  Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (Aug/28/1992) As Woodsman 

The Directors (1999) 
  Wolfgang Petersen 02x35: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 
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Trivia

Some of his hobbies are: skiing, weight training, fitness, swimming, jogging, and tennis.

Jürgen was married to Isabel Goslar from 1982 until their divorce in 1997.

He stand approximately 6' 1" (1.85 m) tall.

He has two children, son Roman and daughter Mona.

Brother of Dieter Prochnow.

He was a judge at the Madrid Film Festival and the Berlin Film Festival (1996).

Jürgen suffered first and second degree burns on his cheek while filming a special effects sequence in the film "Dune."

The film "The Terminator" was originally written with him in mind for the lead role, but it later went to Arnold Schwarzenegger.

In 1988, he received the Bambi Award.

In 1986, he won the Bavarian Film Award for Best Actor for his role in "Der Bulle & das Mädchen" (1984).

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