Monday, May 18, 2009

Happy 70th Birthday Hark Bohm

Hark Bohm was born May 18, 1939 in Othmarschen, Hamburg, Germany. He is a German actor, screenwriter, film director, playwright and former professor for cinema studies. Bohm grew up in Amrum and originally studied law. He became a legal secretary for director Norbert Kueckelmann. He then obtained further experience working for Volker Schloendorff, Alexander Kluge and Rudolf Thomé. He is most noted for his long-time collaboration with Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Bohm was a founding member of the Filmverlag der Autoren and the Hamburg Film Office. He is the brother of the late actor Marquard Bohm. He is the father of actress Lili Bohm, actor David Bohm and the adoptive father of actor Uwe Bohm. He directed his only European western “Chetan the Indian Boy” in 1972 which starred Uwe Bohm. Today we celebrate his 70th birthday


  1. Dschingis Bowakow, who plays Tschetan, is/was another adopted child.

  2. You are right Fatman. How did I forget to mention that?