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Schöne was born in Fritzlar, Germany, grew up in East Germany, and escaped to West Germany in May 1968.
In 1975, he appeared in the film The Eiger Sanction. He also acted in an episode of MacGyver with Vince Deadrick, Jr. in 1990.
He has appeared in many other television shows, including Babylon 5 (with Bill Mumy and Andreas Katsulas), Sliders (with Marshall R. Teague and Karen Austin), and JAG (with Corbin Bernsen, Steven Culp, Chad Haywood, William Lucking, John Mahon, Terry O'Quinn, Darin Cooper, and Paul Collins).
His film appearances include the video game adaptation Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997), with Brian Thompson, Musetta Vander, and Carolyn Seymour, and the vampire science fiction thriller Priest (2011), with Karl Urban, Christopher Plummer, Brad Dourif, Madchen Amick, and Alan Dale.
Schöne performed voice-work for the episode "Speak No Evil" of Batman Beyond, playing a ruthless hunter who captures an intelligent gorilla, voiced by Malachi Throne.