Klemens Koehring

Klemens Koehring spent his formative years in such diverse places as his native Germany as well as North America, Southeast Asia and the United Kingdom, where he has been based for the majority of the past 16 years. After graduating from the University of Bedfordshire (with a BA Honours First Class in Media Performance), he went on to train in the Michael Chekhov Technique with Graham Dixon and Sarah Kane, obtained a Diploma in Voice-Overs from the London Academy of Media, Film & TV and undertook further training in acting and voice with the renowned coaches Dave Fennoy, Dian Perry, Yvonne Morley and Stephane Cornicard. In addition, he received presenter training with the TV Training Academy at Pinewood Studios. He became a dual German-British citizen in 2019.

His recent acting roles include the sophisticated, pompous radio host Poe in D'Avekki Studios' full-motion video game / interactive movie The Shapeshifting Detective and the episode lead of Gottlob Bidermann in TV docudrama series Nazi Megastructures: Russia's War on National Geographic Channel. Both productions enabled Klemens to combine his skills as a screen actor and voice actor as he had a mix of live-action and voiceover scenes in both roles. He was nominated for Best Male Gaming Performance and won Best Male Television Documentary Performance for his voice work in both productions at the One Voice Awards 2019.

Klemens' screen acting roles also include Major Dyneley in the online educational docudrama series Archives Alive: Peterloo, the news anchor Joachim Baumbach in the feature-length horror thriller / music biopic Lords of Chaos (which was released cinematically in the US and the UK in February/March 2019), Herzog in the feature-length horror thriller Robert Reborn (which is the fifth instalment in the iconic Robert The Doll film series and reached #1 on the HMV DVD Premiere Chart), the lead character of the German Pilot in Dying Light (which was the opening film of the Cardiff International Film Festival 2017, where it was nominated for Best Welsh Short Film), Chief Pathologist Dr Wild in the feature-length horror drama Molly Crows (which was awarded Best Drama at the Portobello Film Festival 2013), and Tybalt in the music video Babyfoot Romance (which won Best Music Video at the Limelight Film Awards 2015).

As a screen presenter, Klemens has worked on TV commercials (for SelectSpecs Germany) as well as online/corporate videos (for a wide range of clients such as Hewlett-Packard and Deb Group). Moreover, he has been the live presenter of events at prestigious venues including the BFI Southbank, the Royal Academy of Arts and Standpoint Gallery.

In addition to his extensive voice work in video games (which also includes the second, third and fourth instalments of the award-winning and UK-chart-topping Sniper Elite franchise, with the fourth instalment getting nominated for a BAFTA Games Award 2018 in the "Best British Game" category) and documentaries (which also includes TV series for such channels as Discovery and History), Klemens has also voiced a wide range of TV and online advertising campaigns for such major brands as Amazon and Duracell and he is one of the regular station voices of Cartoon Network Germany.

On stage, Klemens has played such varied roles as Paris in Romeo and Juliet at The Windsor Globe, Banquo in Macbeth at The London Theatre, Pasha Selim in the Mozart opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail at West Green House Opera, the lead character of Sigmund Freud in the dark comedy Hamlet in Session with Sigmund Freud, Colonel Stolzmann in the musical V for Victory at Stockwell Playhouse, and Sir Walter Raleigh/Prince Ludwig in Blackadder II at The Hexagon.

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