Falilou Seck was born in Chelles in 1966. He studied at the Ernst Busch Academy of the Dramatic Arts and joined the company of the Hans Otto Theatre Potsdam in 1995. He has appeared at the State Theatre Dresden, the Essen Theatre, the Volkstheater in Munich, the Maxim Gorki Theater and the Frankfurt Theatre, which invited him to the Epidaurus Festival with his role in Orestie in 2007. He has collaborated with Johann Kresnik, Armin Petras, Sebastian Baumgarten, Sascha Hawemann, Michael Thalheimer and Karin Neuhäuser. At the Bonn Theatre he played the leading role in Lukas Langhoff’s production of Ein Volksfeind, which was invited to the Berlin Theatre Meeting in 2012. Since the season 2013/2014 Falilou Seck is a company member of the Gorki Theatre.