April 12, 1956 in Göttingen
Gottingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
Herbert Grönemeyer (born April 12, 1956 in Göttingen) is a German musician and actor, popular in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and The Netherlands. He starred as war correspondent Lieutenant Werner in Wolfgang Petersen's movie "Das Boot", but later(since 1978 concentrated on his musical career. His fifth album 4630 Bochum (1984) and his 20th album Mensch (Human) (2002) are both among of the best-selling German language record of all time.