Marquard Bohm was born in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany. Marquard was the younger brother of actor and director Hark Bohm [1939- ].
Bohm his film career playing extras and then as an assistant director in 1967. When he decided on becoming an actor he was soon recognized as one of the Young German Film’s best known performers, and was once referred to as the "German Belmondo". Through his work with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, he had also become known internationally in “The American Soldier” (1970), and in “Wildwechsel”. He also worked with his brother Hark Bohm together as well as with Rudolf Thome, Wim Wenders and Helmut Herbst.
He was outstanding is his Euro-western role as Kid in the movie “Deadlock” (1970), a German post-modern Western directed by Roland Klick.
From 1986 to 2000 he appeared on stage at the Schauspielhaus Bochum under the director Frank-Patrick Steckel and Leander Haussmann; there he specialized in quirky supporting roles, mainly in productions by Jürgen Kruse and Frank Castorf.
Marquard Bohm died after prolonged health problems in Wetter, Germany of heart failure on February 3, 2006.
BOHM, Marquard (aka Marquardt Bohm, Marquart Bohm) [6/27/1941, Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany - 2/3/2006, Wetter, Ruhr, Germany (heart failure)] - TV actor, brother of director, actor Hark Bohm [1939- ], uncle of actor Dschingis Bowakow [1961- ], Uwe Bohm [1962- ], actress Lili Bohm [1989- ], actor David Bohm.
Deadlock - 1970 (‘The Kid’)
Chetan, Indian Boy - 1972 (Jacob ‘Alaska’ Precht)
Karl May – 1974 (Horst)