Werner Röwekamp was born on October 30, 1928 in Rostock, Mecklenburg Vorpommern, Germany. He was an actor, writer and director known by a large German audience for his appearances in DEFA films and German television.
After World War II he took lessons at a drama school and at the Conservatory of Rostock and there he made his debut at the then Kabarett Distel in Neustrelitz and Potsdam, eventually becoming a permanent director at DFF. Röwekamp also worked as an actor in film and television and directed numerous DFF television episodes of series ‘Police 110’ and ‘Der Staatsanwalt hat das Wort’. He made his only Euro-western appearance in the 1969 DEFA film “Fatal Error” in the part of Elmer Guiness. He was married to actress Traute Sense until his death on April 3, 1982 in Kleinmachnow, Potsdam Mittelmark, Brandenburg, Germany.
Today we remember Werner Röwekamp on what would have been his 85th birthday.