Collects Japanese action figures, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) fan stuff and sneakers, owning over 1000 pairs.
Was discovered for Sesamstraße (1973) in his grandfather`s pub at the age of 4.
Although he is often typecasted as loser or freak, he considers himself straight and purposeful in real life.
Attended acting lessons under Erika Dannhoff.
Lives in Berlin.