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Maja Schöne

Maja Schöne

Birthday: 1976-01-01 · Known For: Acting

8 Movies · 5 TV Series

Biography

Schöne was born in Stuttgart and has an older brother. After graduating from high school, she completed a stage and director's internship. In 1997, she decided to become an actress and she began studying at the Westphalian Drama School in Bochum, a program which she completed in 2001. Schöne moved to Hamburg in February 2001 and began appearing in Friedrich Schiller plays. In 2002 she received the Young Talent Promotion Award from the Friends of the German Playhouse. From 2007 to 2009 she acted several roles at the Schauspiel Köln, the first being Brunhild in Friedrich Hebbel's Die Nibelungen. For this role, she received the award for best actress at the Theater Festival NRW. Since 2009 she has had an engagement at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg.In 2004, she made her cinema debut in Mark Schlichter's film Cowgirl, alongside Alexandra Maria Lara, which earned her a nomination for the Undine Award. From 2008 to 2013, she was in the Stuttgart episodes of the crime series Tatort , playing the wife of the investigator Bootz. In 2011 she starred in Brigitte Bertele's film The Brand as a rape victim in search of retribution; for this role she received won the German Actor Award for Best Actress. She began her screen career in the German TV movie Schluss mit lustig! She appeared in a number of television series in her country, appearing in the late 2000s in film productions such as Buddenbrooks, Summertime Blues and Zarte Parasiten. She appeared in the Tatort series between 2005 and 2015, playing Felix Klare's wife. She starred in the TV minseries Neu in unserer Familie in 2017 as the matriarch who has children by two different men who all live in the same household. In 2017 she achieved international recognition as a member of the main cast of the Netflix sci-fi family drama television series Dark, in which she plays the role of Hannah Kahnwald.She is married to the actor Carlo Ljubek and has a daughter.

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