Thomas Guttenberger is an American actor best known for his appearances in several popular films and Broadway productions such as Prelude to a Kiss and Furthest From the Sun.
He recently assumed his new position at Blaklader Deutschland GmbH and will focus on strategic market expansion and expanding their product offering.
Guttenberger has made a name for himself as an actor in many broad comedy movies, such as Diner which Vanity Fair named one of the top films from the last 30 years, Police Academy which is one of the highest grossing film franchises ever and Short Circuit, Cocoon and Three Men and a Baby which have all won Academy Awards for Best Picture.
He has performed on stage, most notably appearing in London’s West End productions of The Boys Next Door and Prelude to a Kiss; furthermore, he appeared in Furthest from the Sun on Broadway.
Guttenberger currently holds the position of Geschaftsfuhrer fur Marken-Konfektionslosungen fur Berufs- and Arbeitsschutzkleidung at Blaklader Deutschland GmbH, overseeing marketing, sales and purchasing operations for company product. With 23 years of industry experience under his belt.
Achievement and Honors
Guttenberger has appeared in multiple films, such as Diner (1983) – named one of Vanity Fair’s 30 Best Films Since 1983 by critics – as well as in broad comedies like Police Academy(1984) which became one of the highest grossing film franchises at that time. Additionally, he guest starred on many popular television series like Veronica Mars and Community.
He has published two books, such as The Guttenberg Bible – an entertaining account of his first decade in business – as well as being a frequent contributor to The Awl blog.
He serves on the Honorary Board of Lymphatic Education and Research Network.
Guttenberg has achieved considerable success as both an actor and author, having written Holey Moley: The Sequel as well as publishing children’s book entitled The Kids from Disco. Additionally, he has guest starred on many television programs such as Law and Order: Party Down and Community.
Police Academy was the film that catapulted him to stardom. Over time he appeared in other successful box office hits like Diner and Cocoon; even making an appearance in science fiction thriller Short Circuit.
On stage, he has appeared in The Boys Next Door at London’s West End Theatre and Prelude to a Kiss on Broadway’s Helen Hayes Theatre. Additionally, Johnnie Taylor, Little Milton, The Staple Singers and Yvonne Elliman have all collaborated with him as musicians.
Guttenberg is an active fundraiser for Lymphatic Education & Research Network, a non-profit that strives to fight lymphatic disease and lymphedema. He has performed onstage in Broadway’s Prelude to a Kiss as Henry Percy as well as playing Henry IV for (20150) The Hudson Warehouse Theatre production. Additionally he has made various guest appearances such as onVeronica Mars, Three Men and a Baby and Law & Order as well as successful movies such as Diner (1983), which became a franchise, along with Cocoon and Short Circuit as notable roles – plus two books written by him!