In January Ken Duken plays the role of Hans Albers in the documentary drama "Albers & Burg“. Directed by Carsten Gutschmidt.
Ken Duken, Brandan Fraser, Tom Welling are on camera for the international action series "The Professionals“. The series is based on the feature film "Soldiers of Fortune“. The director of the first three episodes will be Bharat Nallur. The series will be shot in Ireland and South Africa until the end of July.
Ken is currently on camera for the feature film "Traumfabrik“, directed by Martin Schreier.
In parallel, he plays the role of Jan Raditsch in the second episode of the ARD/Degeto series "Die Informantin“. Directed by Isabell Kleefeld.
Ken Duken is currently on camera for the international feature film „Shepherd“ in Budapest, directed by Lynn Roth.
Ken Dukens directing debut "Berlin Falling" celebrates its German premiere at the Filmfest München in the "Spotlight" series:
28.6., 22h Gasteig Carl-Orff-Saal Fr
30.6., 22:30h Münchner Freiheit 1 Sa
1.7., 21:30h HFF Kino 2
13.-15.7. exclusive at the cinema: "Berlin Falling", Director: Ken Duken
Ken Duken is nominated for the Bavarian Film Award in the category "best actor" for his role Mark Tempel in the ZDFneo TV Series „Tempel“! The award ceremony takes place on May 19th in Munich!
Ken is currently on camera for the international feature film „Rose in Winter“ in Budapest. He plays the german Infantry Lieutenant Hans Lipps. Director is Joshua Sinclair.
We are very happy about the three nominations of Ken Duken for the German movie award:
Best Actor - "Duell der Brüder - Die Geschichte von Adidas und Puma" / "Tempel" Best TV Movie - "Duell der Brüder - Die Geschichte von Adidas und Puma" Best series - "Tempel"
The award ceremony takes place on February 2 in Düsseldorf! We keep our fingers crossed!
"The Lion Girl" at Filmfest Hamburg: So, 2.10., 18:30h Passage Ken Duken plays the role of lizardman Andrej Bor in the literary adaptation "The Lion Girl" by Erik Fosnes Hansen (director Vibeke Idsøe). After "Max Manus" and "Two Lives" it is his third movie in the Norwegian language. German cinema release: January 26, 2017.
In July and August Ken Duken plays again the role of Conni’s father in the second part of the kids movie Conni & Co. 2, directed by Til Schweiger.
Ken Duken is nominated for the Jupiter Award as "Best TV Actor National" for his role as the Mark Temple in the ZDFneo series "Tempel". "Tempel" is nominated as "Best TV series national".
You can vote here until January 15th.
We look forward to your support! Thank you!
Ken is currently on camera for the ZDFneo drama series „Tempel“ in Berlin. He plays Mark Temple, a father, male nurse and ex-boxer who fights against the real estate mafia with his old contacts from the boxing scene. Director is Philipp Leinemann.
Ken Duken plays the role of the Software Developer „Daniel Borgman“ in the new Stuttgart „Tatort“. Daniel is under suspicion of having murdered a call girl and therefore he is confronted with his own social analysis program.
The Shooting of „Berlin Falling“ has started in Berlin. After several music videos and short films, it is Ken Duken's feature film debut as director, in which he also plays one of the two main roles.
The fast-paced Thriller is about the retired former elite soldier Frank (Ken Duken) who lives isolated in Brandenburg. Frank is allowed to see his daughter Lilly for the first time in a long time. At a gas station he meets Andreas (Tom Wlaschiha), who is looking for a ride to Berlin. When Frank agrees to take Andreas with him to Berlin, he had no idea his whole life would be turned upside down.
The Road-Movie is produced by GrandHôtelPictures, Co-Producer is Sky. Shooting takes place in Berlin until 22.1.
Ken Duken is nominated for the Jupiter Award in the category "best actor national" for his role in "Frau Müller muss weg"!
We look forward to your support!
We are pleased about the nomination of Sönke Wortmann's film "Frau Müller muss weg" for the German Director Award Metropolis in the category "Best Director movie"! The ceremony will take place in Munich on November 8. We keep our fingers crossed.
Ken Duken plays the role of the Adidas founder Adi Dassler in the RTL event movie about the Dassler brothers. Shooting takes place in Berlin and Stuttgart until mid-october. The director is Oliver Dommenget.
Ken plays the role of the lizard man Andrej Bor in the literary adaptation of „The Lion Woman“ by Erik Fosnes Hansen. After "Max Manus" and "Two Lives“ it’s the third time Ken is acting in the Norwegian language. The director is Vibeke Idsøe.
After the shooting of „ The Lion Woman“ Ken plays the role of Conni’s father in the kids movie „Conni“ filmed in Berlin and region, directed by Franziska Buch.
"Frau Müller muss weg" won the Romy in the category „best motion picture“. Congratulations to the producers Tom Spiess and Oliver Berben!
By mid-May Ken is on camera for the ARD/Degeto teleplay „Aylin“ directed by Philipp Leinemann. He plays Jan, a police officer from the drug squad, who convinces the young turkish woman Aylin (Aylin Tezel) to help him to convict a wanted drug dealer. Shooting takes place in Berlin and Stuttgart.
Sarah Nemitz, Lutz Hübner and Oliver Ziegenbalg received the Bavarian Film Award for their screenplay "Frau Müller muss weg“. Congratulations!
In September Ken Duken plays the role of Thomas Keller in the Italian production "Max und Helene,“ filmed in Bolzano and directed by Giacomo Battiato.
Ken Duken stars opposite Laetitia Casta as the male lead in French TV production “Arletty, une femme française” directed by Arnaud Sélignac. The film is about the French actress Arletty who maintained a long-standing affair with German air force officer Hans-Jürgen Soehring, a union which ultimately lands him in prison. Shooting takes place in Paris until mid-July.
By early April Ken Duken is on camera for Sönke Wortmann's film "Frau Müller muss weg". In the film adaptation of the stage play by Lutz Hübner Ken Duken plays the role of Patrick Jeskow.
"Two Lives" with Ken Duken in the role of the lawyer Sven Solbach is nominated for the German Film Award in the category "Best Motion Picture"!
Ken Duken in the Hollywood Reporter: Berlin Roundtable
"A Day for a Miracle" with Ken Duken in the lead role was awarded on 11/25/13 in New York with the International Emmy Award!
Ken Duken began working in front of the camera at the age of 18. Without ever attending drama school he was still able to be coached by the best teacher you can imagine, his mother, the renowned German actress Christina Loeb. To date Ken has played over 90 leading and supporting roles in both cinema and TV productions in Germany and abroad. As with his favourite past time of marathon running, Ken also believes in endurance where his career is concerned too. He never sought the fast track to success, instead he chose roles and projects which he considered to be of interest and suited him best. Quality is a very important factor to Ken. Given the many Awards he has acquired during his career, it is an attribute both the public and the critics seem to appreciate. Although he primarily works abroad in various foreign languages such as English, Italian, Norwegian and French, Ken lives a secluded life with his wife and young son in Berlin. Even at home his passion for the film industry does not diminish. He is one of the co-founders of the film production company GrandHôtelPictures, for whom he also directs films, commercials and music videos. In addition to his enthusiasm for his film work, Ken is very passionate about cooking and football.
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