Axel, since his school days, has been in hundreds of radio plays. He studied at the Mozarteum University of Salzburg, and since then, has acted in movies and theater plays. He has also been the German dub-over voice for such characters as Jack McFarland in "Will & Grace" and Dr. Rodney McKay in "Stargate Atlantis". He is also responsible as a dubbing director and a dubbing author of numerous German-language versions of films.
- He has won a few awards for his dialogue directing and script writing.
- His parents were actors and his grandparents were ballet dancers.