Sven Marquardt

Sven Marquardt, renowned Berghain bouncer makes a cameo in ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’

The legendary bouncer of Berghain brings the character Klaus to life in the fourth part of the ‘John Wick’ film series.

The film ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ has recently been released in cinemas in most parts of the world. The fourth instalment of the action-thriller series, directed by Chad Stahelki, once again brings Keanu Reeves to the screen, but there are more stars in this film. Sven Marquardt, the legendary and well-known Berghain bouncer, makes a cameo appearance in ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’. Marquardt makes a brief appearance in the film, playing Klaus, a character who helps the protagonist find a criminal to assassinate. Despite the greatness that is the character of Sven Marquardt in real life, his only line in the film is ‘I am Klaus‘.

Marquardt’s appearance is not the only reference to German rave life. One of the fight scenes in the film takes place in Germany in a Berghain-like venue. It is a large nightclub with various rooms and art installations, just like Berghain. Apart from the similarities, this is a strong allusion to the mythical Berlin club.

In terms of music, the soundtrack for ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ features a track from Sawayama, and the likes of French duo Justice, techno artist Gesaffelstein, and Japanese producer Powder.

Sven Marquardt is the famous bouncer of Berghain, the ‘nein’ man, celebrated photographer and now also a figure in the seventh art. The film ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ is already in cinemas. Don’t miss it and see one of the world’s most famous bouncers in the role of Klaus. Until then, we leave you with the trailer below:


It’s worth mentioning that Sven Marquardt is the subject of a documentary film directed by David Dietl called ‘Berlin Bouncer‘.
The film follows Marquardt as well as two other industry figures, Smiley Baldwin and Frank Künster. Also, check out the trailer:



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