Hanno Koffler was born in Berlin. As a child he played roles in theatre plays. In 1994 he founded the Band "Kerosin" with his brother Max Koffler. Hanno played the Drums. The Band came in second in the world's biggest Band Live contest "Emergenza" in 2002.
Hanno started his movie career in 2002 with several roles in cinema movies such as Anatomy 2 and movies by Marc Kreuzpaintner (REC, Ganz und Gar, Summer Storm and Krabat). He studied acting at the Max-Reinhardt-Seminar in Vienna until 2007 and among others he played roles in several plays directed by Klaus Maria Brandauer. Presently he is a member of the ensemble of Staatstheater Braunschweig where he and his family live.