Heinz Hoenig Wife. Meet Annika Karsten-Hoening

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German actor and pop singer Heinz Hoenig was born in Landsberg am Lech, Germany, on September 24, 1951. He is a versatile performer. He acted in many theatrical shows in addition to more than 140 film and television works.

Early Life

He was raised in the picturesque Harz Mountains-encircled Harlingerode neighborhood of Bad Harzburg in the Goslar area. His father was a crane operator. His early career included employment as a locksmith, carpenter, silversmith, snack bar employee, and street worker for Berlin’s anti-drug initiative Release, among other occupations.

Following a fortuitous discovery of John Allen’s Theater of All Possibilities, Hoenig traveled to America with Allen to undergo acting instruction, a life-changing experience. During his time spent living on Allen’s farm close to Santa Fe in 1972 and 1974, Hoenig developed his acting skills and laid the groundwork for his future profession.


In the 1975 black-and-white drama “Under the Pavement is the Beach” directed by Helma Sanders-Brahms, Heinz Hoenig made his feature film debut. But it was his breakout performance in Wolfgang Petersen’s 1981 film adaption of the book “Das Boot” that made him incredibly famous. As Funkmaat Hinrich in the movie, he demonstrated his acting skills and won praise from many people.

In the German entertainment scene, Hoenig’s partnership with filmmaker Dieter Wedel established his position additionally. In addition to “The Great Bellheim” (1992), “The Shadow Man” (1995), “The King of St. Pauli” (1998), and “The Semmeling Affair” (2002), Dieter Wedel cast him in a number of multi-part television series. He received recognition for his work in these series with the Adolf Grimme Prize for “The Shadow Man” and the Bavarian Television Prize, among others.

Heinz Hoenig’s television career includes notable roles in series such as “Stan Becker” (1998-2001) and appearances in popular shows like “Das Traumschiff.” He also participated in the ProSieben program “The Masked Singer” in 2019, adding a touch of whimsy to his career.

In the realm of music, Hoenig showcased his talents with the release of his debut album “Familienbande” in November 2001. Interpreting popular songs, he demonstrated his versatility as a pop singer.

He is the founder of the “Heinz the Bull” initiative, an organization dedicated to supporting psychologically traumatized children and young people. The initiative provides adventure holidays in Mallorca and media educational measures in the Harz Mountains, offering new horizons for the participant’s personal and professional lives.

Who is Heinz Hoenig’s Wife?

Annika Karsten-Hoening is the wife of Heinz Hoenig. They got married on March 30, 2019. The couple shares two sons. However, Heinz Hoenig was previously married to Simeone Hoeing in 1988 but she passed away on March 25, 2012.




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