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Jan Josef Liefers

Jan Josef Liefers (as Professor Dr. Dr. Karl-Friedrich Boerne) and Axel Prahl (as Frank Thiel) form TATORTs most popular investigator duo.

  • Madame Tussauds Berlin, Tatort
Jan Josef Liefers mit seiner Wachsfigur im Madame Tussauds Berlin

Liefers´ one of a kind character does not only inspire on TV…

  • For 17 years, twice a year, Prof. Dr. Dr. Boerne has been investigating with Frank Thiel in Muenster and managed to entice millions of viewers to watch them on television!
  • The episode ‘FANGSCHUSS’ (German for catch and shot) was watched by 14,56 million people. That shot hit bullseye! These were record breaking views for WDRs (German TV channel) TATORT Muenster.
  • The trained carpenter has acting in his blood as both his mother (Brigitte Liefers-Wähner) and grandfather (Heinz Liefers) are actors.