About Ulrich Tukur
ULRICH TUKUR was born in 1957. One of Germany’s most famous and most acclaimed actors and a keen musician, he is also a highly successful author (Die Seerose im Speisesaal, Die Spieluhr). He has won an array of cinema and TV prizes for his work as well as awards such as the Jacob Grimm German Language Prize. While shooting the film Séraphine he came across an old photo album that was to be the inspiration for The Origin of the World. Ulrich Tukur lives with his wife, the photographer Katharina John, in Venice and on an old farm in the Tuscan mountains.