Son of Ezard Haußmann and Doris Haußmann.
Lives in the Prenzlauer Berg district in Berlin.
Before marrying his grandfather, his father's mother was married to author Hermann Hesse.
His production of "Die Fledermaus" (The Bat) in Munich caused a scandal, so his planned "Romeo and Juliet" project was canceled.
Director of the noted Schauspielhaus Bochum from 1995 to 2000.
Made his debut as a director at the Landestheater Parchim (1989).
Attended the "Ernst Busch" theater school in Berlin.