Rainer Luxem (b. 1941 in Dortmund) is a German actor and radio actor. Rainer Luxem took private acting lessons in Dortmund and Frankfurt am Main from 1960 to 1962. He also had his first engagement in Frankfurt. There followed further commitments to various stages, such as the Stadttheatern in Osnabrück and Augsburg, the Städtische Bühnen Frankfurt, the Theatern in Krefeld, Bielefeld, Kiel and Lübeck as well as stages in Hamburg and Berlin. Luxem worked together with renowned directors such as Günther Tabor, Harry Buckwitz, Erwin Piscator and others. He was particularly associated with the Theater Lübeck, to which he belonged for 28 years and there at the end of the 2005/06 season as one of two senior actors took his farewell. Luxem, who in later years took additional vocal lessons, also appeared at the Burgfestspiele Jagsthausen, where he played alongside the Götz also the milkman Tevje in Anatevka and the title character in The Man of La Mancha.In the film Der Hellseher stood Rainer Luxem in front of the camera for the first time in 1974. Numerous other roles followed in films and series. In addition to appearances in various crime scene episodes as well as in the big city district and in Der Landarzt especially between 2001 and 2005, Luxem gained greater popularity than in the ZDF crime series Der Investigator in 23 episodes in the figure of Henning Peters the superiors of crime chief commissioner Paul Zorn, portrayed by Oliver Stokowski. In the radio plays Winnetou 1 and Winnetou 2, Rainer Luxem spoke the title role as well in Der Schatz im Silbersee. In three episodes he played the role of Robin Hood.
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