Knut Berger was born in Gelsenkirchen in 1975 and studied acting at Berlin’s University of the Arts. In 2003 he played the main role in Walk On Water, an Israeli movie dealing with German-Israeli relations. After Dritte Generation, the movie Der Russe ist einer, der Birken liebt is his fifth collaboration with the Israeli director Yael Ronen. Furthermore, Knut Berger appeared in productions like Thelemachos by Anestis Azas and Prodromos Tsinikoris at Ballhaus Naunynstraße. Knut Berger appears almost exclusively in plays that are developed in collaboration with the actors.