Jannis Niewöhner, Germany
Jannis Niewöhner (Germany) © Ralf Uhler/EFP
Jannis Niewöhner had his first acting role at the age of ten in a TATORT episode in 2002. He became known to a wider audience through his performance as the time-travelling Gideon de Villiers in the film version of Kerstin Gier's bestselling fantasy time-travel RUBY RED trilogy. In 2014, Jannis played a lead role in 4 KINGS and made his international acting debut in Mika Kaurismäki's THE GIRL KING.