Born and raised in Bavaria, Max Hemmersdorfer studied acting at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, graduating in 2011. Since then he has worked for various theatres, including Schauspiel Essen, Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen, Stadttheater Konstanz and Staatstheater Cottbus. Since 2015 he has also appeared regularly in cinema and television productions. He has a recurring role in the crime series “Der Staatsanwalt”. He lives in Berlin.