Born 1967 in Hannover, he studied journalism in Berlin and Koeln. Held several jobs in film and TV, which included assistant sound engineer, assistant director and assistant editor. Apart from several film scripts he mostly wrote short stories and occasionally worked as dialogue and script doctor. In 2001, he moved to the United States, where resides near Los Angeles.
His first novel The Perfect Man, published by Antje Kunstmann Verlag, appeared in 2004.