TOM STRAUSS

NATIONALITY: USA / GERMANY
NATIVE TONGUE: ENGLISH
LANGUAGES: German (perfect)
ACCENTS: US (Standard, Mid-Atlantic), British
AGE RANGE: 75-90
HEIGHT: 1.77 m
EYES: Green/Blue
HAIR: Silver
VOICE: Tenor
LOCATION: Berlin

SKILLS:
Voice Over Artist
 

EDUCATION:
1963 MA Colombia University, New York
1960 New York Univeristy - Summer Film Workshop
1960 BFA Drama, Art Institute of Chicago
1955 Graduate Studies: Theatre Sciences & Germanic Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
1953 Diploma of Acting, Chicago Art Institute School of Drama
1951 BA Liberal Arts, University of Chicago

 

FILM

2015   General Electric: "Like Talking To A Wall - Unimpossible Mission" / LEAD / Dir: Diego Contreras
2015   The von Trapp Family - A Life Of Music / Dir: Ben Verbong
2014   Der Brief / Social Spot für Kinderherz Hannover / LEAD / Dir: Anna Kasten
2008   Pope Joan / Dir: Sönke Wortmann
2008   Shoot The Duke / Dir: Stephen Manuel
2008   Lucky Fritz / Dir: Stephen Manuel
2004   The Stoning / Dir: Harald Holzenleiter
2003   Around The World In 80 Days / Dir: Frank Coraci
2002   Luther / Dir: Eric Till
2002   The Pianist / Dir: Roman Polanski
2001   Dust / Dir: Milcho Manchevski

THEATRE

2008   English Theatre Berlin / Australian Gothic / LEAD / Dir: Mary Rachel Brown
2007   English Theatre Berlin / The North Country / LEAD / Dir: Thomas Conway, Talsya Delaney
1950-56 Various Productions / Chicago University Theater; Chicago-Theater-in-the-Round; Goodman Theater Chicago

VOICE OVER

2016   Würth (Imagefilm) / Winterhalter (Arte Documentary for Texas Art Museum, Houston)
2000-16 various Radio Plays (including The Retreat Diaries, Hofmann's Elixier)
1992-2005 TV-feature reporter and DW-TV (English)
1980-2006 Various / German Film, TV and Radio

PERFORMANCE ART

2006   The Tell-Tale Heart / Animation Film / Narrator, LEAD / Dir.: Annette Jung
2005   The Cut / Short / Jan van Eyck Academie, Holland / LEAD / Dir.: Geoffrey Garrison

TELEVISION

2016   Before The Curtain Falls / Pilot Doku-Drama / LEAD / Dir: Anders Ostergaard
2013   Tatort: Der Eskimo / Film ARD / Dir.: Achim von Borries|
2012   Das Adlon: Ein Hotel. Zwei Familien. Drei Schicksale/ Film ZDF / Dir: Uli Edel
2010   Visus - Das Vermächtnis der Arche / Film RTL / Dir: Tobi Baumann
2008   Klinik am Alex: Neue Wege / Series SAT.1 / Dir: Uli Möller
2008   Sturm der Liebe / Telenovela ARD / Dir: Volker Schwab
2008   Europas Erbe - Die großen Dramatiker: Beckett / Doku-Drama Arte/ARD / LEAD / Dir: Jan Hinrik Drevs
2007   Giganten: Beethoven / ZDF-Trailer
2007   Lindenstrasse: Reizklima / Series ARD / Dir: Herwig Fischer
2006   2030-Aufstand der Alten / Doku-Fiction ZDF / Dir: Jörg Lühdorff
2003   The Fujiko Hemming Story / Film FUJI TV Japan / Dir: Setsuro Wakamatsu
2001   Dein Mann wird mir gehören / Film Pro7 / Dir: Gerhard Hroß
2001   Hans Christian Andersen - My Life As A Fairy Tale/ Film Hallmark Channel USA / Dir: Philip Saville
2000  The Berliners / Film / Dir: Felipe Vega
1998   Lexx - The Dark Zone : Nook / Series RTL 2 / Dir: Bill Fleming
1997   Terror In The Mall / Film Premiere / Dir: Norberto Barba
1997   Letting Go / Film ZDF / Dir: Luke McBain

COMMERCIAL / IMAGE FILMS

2009   Mocky "The Mockumentary" / Imagefilm / Dir: Benjamin Brettschneider
2006   MTV Overdrive / Image-Spot / LEAD / Dir: Benjamin Brettschneider