Hans-Joachim Martens (b. February 28, 1925, Berlin – March 3, 2018) was a German actor and director. After graduating from high school, Hans-Joachim Martens studied painting and art history, and then attended the acting school at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin. Shortly afterwards, he went to the Maxim Gorki Theatre Berlin and was brought to the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm in 1953 by Fritz Wisten, whose ensemble moved to the rebuilt Volksbühne Berlin in the same year. From 1964, he devoted himself to directing. From February to July 1967, he worked as an artistic director at the Theater der Bergarbeiter in Senftenberg. After his return to the Volksbühne, Hans-Joachim Martens became a permanent director of the Metropol Theatre Berlin in August 1971. In addition to his stage activities, he shot several films as an actor at DEFA and was also engaged for a long time in the television of the GDR.Hans-Joachim Martens was married to the actress Ingrid Rentsch, who brought her son Florian Martens, from a relationship with Wolfgang Kieling, into marriage.
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