Traute Hoess (born 24 May 1950 in Weilheim in Oberbayern, Bavaria) is a German actress. She plays at theatre as well as in cinema and TV productions. Hoess grew up in Pähl. She completed her acting training at the Otto Falckenberg School in Munich She was a co-founder of the independent theatre collective "Rote Rübe" and received her first permanent engagement at the Bremen Theatre. She followed engagements in Wuppertal, Basel and Munich. From 1984 to 1989 she worked again in Bremen, where she played the title character in Lysistrata as well as Marthe Schwerdtlein in Faust I and in 1988 Elisabeth in Don Carlos. In 1990 she moved to Cologne, and in 1993 she followed the call of Peter Palitzsch and Heiner Müller to the Berlin Ensemble. Here she played Betty Dullfeet in 1995 in Der Aufhaltsame Ascent des Arturo Ui. Hoess went to the Schauspielhaus Bochum in 1995. From 2010 to 2012 she was a member of the Ensemble vom Schauspiel Frankfurt In 2002 she made her debut at the Salzburg Festival as wife in the love of Danae. In 2014 she played there in the Andreas Kriegenburg production of Don Juan kommen aus dem Krieg. 2016 and 2017 she played Nell in the final at the Berliner EnsembleShe is married to Waldemar Kobus.
Movies & TV shows
3 Movies · 3 TV shows
Nurse Bettina "Betty" Dewald is a shift supervisor at the admission station in the Karlsklinik in Aachen and experiences a lot at the wards.
Und ich so: Äh
Besuch für Emma
The vibrant life in Berlin. Only cashier Emma is lonely. She goes underground in the big city. Her desire to meet people has brought Emma to a strange idea: she lets go in the supermarket purses of cu...
Die Kleinen und die Bösen
A german officer and some of his clients are the subject of a dark comedy.
Kommissarin Lucas – Am Ende muss Glück sein
Kommissarin Lucas investigates the murder of an older woman of the night who is found dead on the bank of the Danube.
Colors in the Dark
For the past 50 years, Fred andAnita have been happily married. They have two children and two children are finishing school. Their lives are rich and vibrant, even though they can look back at a fulf...
Alive and Ticking
Eva lives with her father, an unsuccessful but always optimistic car salesman, her consumerist mother, and her quirky grandmother. Eva suffers from a neurological condition. Eva's family has been used...
1 TV show
A graduate of law, Danni Lowinski is a former hairdresser. She starts to give legal advice from the basement of a shopping mall when she doesn't get a job at a law firm.
Men in the City
Men's struggles in life and love are the subject of the comedy.
Ganz nah bei Dir
The lonely bank-employee Phillip follows a strict pattern of somewhat compulsive actions keeping his encounters with strangers to a minimum. When his home one day is robbed of all content and he later...
Juli mit Delphin
The driving school summer courses are the best business of the year, so the instructor sends his wife and three daughters to the North Sea alone for a week. It looks like Fini is his only friend at th...
The story of two German climbers trying to scale the North Face of the Eiger is told in North Face.
4 Movies · 1 TV show
There is an interaction between police officers and paramedics.
The former owner of a craftsman’s business, Wolfgang Kunert, who has been unemployed for a long time, is waiting at the job agency. When it is his turn after four hours of waiting and Heidi Ganz, the ...
At 52, traveling salesman Wolfgang Zenker (Edgar Selge) is in old school territory: he peddles the company's classic clothing line to boutiques that cater to women over 35. When Wolfi loses his driver...
Head Under Water
Something terrible is about to happen in a small town. Rico Bartsch is the only person who knows why. The most beautiful girl at his school is in love with the 15-year old outsider. At the end of the ...
Summer in Berlin
When you read the title, you think it will be a light Berlin summer comedy, but it is not. The film is about two women who come to each other because of troubles with everyday life and with men and tr...
The Quiet Love
There are two very different love stories. There is a film about love and death.
3 TV shows
1 Movie · 1 TV show
Berlin Alexanderplatz, originally broadcast in 1980, is a 14-part television film adapted and directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder from the Alfred Döblin novel of the same name, and stars Günter Lampr...
1 TV show
Polizeiruf 110 is a long-running German language detective television series. The first episode was broadcast 27 June 1971 in the German Democratic Republic, and after the dissolution of Fernsehen der...
1 TV show
Scene of the Crime
Tatort is a long-running German/Austrian/Swiss, crime television series set in various parts of these countries. The show is broadcast on the channels of ARD in Germany, ORF 2 in Austria and SF1 in Sw...