Norman Hacker, born 1962 in Enns, studied at the Franz Schubert Conservatory in Vienna, during which time he was already an ensemble member at the Theater am Petersplatz. Engagements at the Schauspielhaus in Graz and the Thalia Theater in Hamburg followed, as well as productions at Salzburg Festival, Ruhrtriennale and at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin. In 2011 he was offered a contract with the Residenztheater in Munich. He has also appeared in a variety of film productions. Norman Hacker joined the Burgtheater ensemble in the 2019/20 season.