The actor Uwe Bohm died at the age of 60.

 His wife Ninon Bohm confirmed the death of the German Press Agency.

Uwe Bohm was known as a villain in the crime scene, in films such as Fatih Akin 's literary adaptation "Tschick" and on stage.

He was born on January 24, 1962 as Uwe Grossmann in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg, "died suddenly and unexpectedly," according to his family.

For around 20 years he acted under the direction of Peter Zadek, initially at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg - including in the musical "Andi" and in Wedekind's "Lulu".