HANS GEORG NENNING   Biography



Hans Georg Nenning, born in Graz, Austria is one of the versatile actors in German speaking world. He completed course requirements at Max-Reinhardt Seminar  in Vienna and made his debut on the stage of the Burgtheater.  Theatre Engagements in “Die Komödianten”, Stadttheater Ulm,  Volkstheater, Theater in der Josefstadt,  Stadttheater Salzburg have  come next.  In 1979 he wrote and put on stage a play ”Admired and Spewed”  about the life of Francois Villon where he played the leading role  of the middle-aged French poet in the Theater der Courage. A few months  later he did the same with James Dean in ”Rebel Without a Cause” in Schauspielhaus Vienna.




Hans Georg Nenning appears in numerous film and television productions.

For the European television production ”EUROCOPS”   he wrote the episode "Transit to Death" and played one of the leads therein.

In 2000 he was acting in the US serial ”BAND OF BROTHERS”,  part nine: ”Why We Fight”, directed by David Frankel and produced by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg for Dreamwork / HBO.

2006 he decided to take his first step on the road to film directing. Together with Werner Ertel† he produced the documentation ”Es war mir herzlich ernst“ for  ORF, the Austrian public service broadcaster.


2007 he shot in Paris his first Short ”DUSK”.


 “DUSK”  Nominations:


ÉCU The Independent Film Festival Paris 2008 , Athens International Sci-Fi & Fantasy Short Film Festival 2008,  ReelHeART International Film Festival  Toronto 2008,  Swansea Life Film Festival 2008, The End of Pier  International Film Festival 2008 


The  Novel “JENSEITS DES LICHTS - Berichte aus der Zukunft (“Beyond the Light - Reports from the Future”) has been published  in 2011.


In 2014, he published the end-time thriller FADING AWAY,  in 2015 the novel FROZEN LIGHT.