Marlon Kittel

Intro German actor
Is Musician Pianist Actor Film actor Television actor
From Germany
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio Music
Gender male
Birth 11 December 1983, Essen, Germany
Star sign Sagittarius

Marlon Kittel (born December 11, 1983 in Essen) is a German actor.

Life and work

Marlon Kittel started working for the film industry as a stuntman for the German TV series Der Clown before he was discovered as an actor. Since 1999, he has had roles in more than a dozen movies and has made a number of appearances on German TV series, such as The Old Fox and Polizeiruf 110. His popularity increased when the 2004 movie Summer Storm came to the cinemas. Marlon played a gay character named Leo. It was the second time he had appeared in a movie with Robert Stadlober (after Verschwende Deine Jugend, 2003). It was also the second time playing a gay character. His first appearance in such a role was in the short movie Freunde (The Whiz Kids, 2000). Kittel has also had roles in over 20 German television movies and shows between 2006–2013, and has been a voice actor in several audio dramas.


Besides acting, Kittel plays the piano, saxophone and drums. He speaks English fluently and also has some Spanish and French abilities. He has basic knowledge of how to dance the Flamenco. He also exercises and plays ice hockey, fencing, apparatus gymnastics, handball, inline skating, karate, kick boxing, rock climbing, parkour, paddling, sailing, skiing, snowboarding, tennis, and wind surfing. In an interview in 2010, he stated that he prefers to work instead of getting welfare.


Year Film Award Category Nominated or Won
2002 Paule und Julia (Paule and Julia) International Filmfest München Bester Nachwuchsdarsteller (Best Young Actor) Nominated
2002 Paule und Julia (Paule and Julia) Förderpreis Deutscher Film Bester Nachwuchsschauspieler (Best Young Actor) Nominated
2005 Klassenfahrt – Geknutscht wird immer (The School Trip) Undine Award 1 Bester jugendlicher Schauspieler in einem Fernsehfilm (Best Young Actor in a Television Movie) Nominated
2005 Summer Storm (Sommersturm) Undine Award 2 Bester jugendlicher Nebendarsteller in einem Kinofilm (Best Young Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture) Nominated

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