Mathias Herrmann (born July 16, 1962 in Friedberg, Germany) is a German television actor. He studied acting from 1983-86 at the rewarded Otto-Falckenberg-School in Munich. Parallel to his studies he already played at the Munich Kammerspiele. His film debut he had given in 1987 in Ralf Hüttners successful movie Das Mädchen mit den Feuerzeugen.
After this, he had lots of engagements at theatres in Bremen, Bonn, Mannheim and Basel, where he played lots of leads in which he excited the audience, a.o. Prinz von Homburg, Clavigo, Der Stellvertreter and Ghetto. He got international attention with the lead role of captured German soldier Beck in the Dutch WW2 series De Partizanen (The Partisans), which received many awards and was nominated for an emmy. Shortly after this he also had a successful outcome in television in the ZDF series Ein Fall für Zwei. Millions of people were watching him in the role of Dr. Johannes Voss.
Since then Mathias Herrmann was playing leads in many successful and awarded German TV movies, like Messerscharf (Angeliki Antoniou), E-mail an Gott (Bernd Böhlich), Sperling (Peter Schulze-Rohr), Verliebte jungs (Christoph Schrewes), Das Phantom (Dennis Gansel), Das falsche Opfer (Ulrich Stark) and Dieter Kehler's film version of Rosamunde Pilcher's Land der Sehnsucht. Since many years he is performancing readings. His repertoire includes Villon, Goethe and Schiller, Hebel and Brecht, Agota Kristof and Robert Gernhardt.