Once appearing at the municipal theatres of Ulm and Darmstadt, Koch started appearing in Berlin theatres in 1990. There he acted in performs including Schiller’s The Robbers, Goethe’s Iphigenie auf Tauris, and Dirty Dishes by Nick Whitby. Apart from numerous film and TV roles, Koch too created frequent cameos in popular German crime series during this time.
Following his acclaimed portrayal of Andreas Baader in Heinrich Breloer’s docudrama Todesspiel, he appeared in many total-length television dramas.
His breakthrough roles came in 2001 with the portrayal of the kidnapped Richard Oetker (son of industrialist Rudolf August Oetker) in Dance with the Devil â€“ The Kidnapping of Richard Oetker, and of the writer Klaus Mann in Heinrich Breloer’s docudrama The Manns â€“ A Novel of the Century. Koch received the Adolf Grimme Award for both roles, and is the only actor to contain won the award for two diverse productions in one year.
|Day of Birth||31-May-1962|
|Place of Birth||Karlsruhe, Germany|