Jeff Wilbusch, born 1987 in Haifa, initially studied economics in the Netherlands and then began acting studies in 2011 at the Otto Falckenberg School in Munich. Whilst he was still completing his studies, he became a member of the ensemble at the Münchner Kammerspielen, where he worked with directors auch as Johan Simons, Stephan Kimmig and Martin Kušej. He also appeared in Simons' productions at the Ruhrtriennale, Wiener Festwochen and Schauspielhaus Hamburg. From 2015 to 2017 he was a member of the ensemble at the Residenztheater München, where he performed in productions directed by Andreas Kriegenburg (Macbeth), Frank Castorf (The Fateful Adventures of the Good Soldier Švejk in the World War) and Thomas Dannemann (Antony and Cleopatra).
He is also active in film and television, e.g. in Helena Hufnagel’s Einmal bitte alles (Pretty Far from Okay), which premiered at the Max Ophüls Prize film festival in 2017; Lockdown - Tödliches Erwachen (Director: Bogdana Vera Lorenz); Der Staatsfeind (Director: Felix Herzogenrath); Polizeiruf 110 - Crash (Director: Thorsten C. Fischer); the Bad Banks miniseries by Christian Schwochow; and The Little Drummer Girl (Director: Park Chan-wook).