Jakob Plutte studied acting at the UdK Berlin. He has had various guest engagements, including at the Theater an der Parkaue, the Deutsches Theater and the Maxim Gorki Theater. From 2011 to 2015 he was a permanent member of the ensemble of the Stadttheater Osnabrück. From 2017 to 2020 he built up the floating traveling theater Traumschüff e.G. together with colleagues, and he also appears in front of the camera in various film and television productions.