Cathlen Gawlich

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Cathlen Gawlich (born March 11, 1970 in Sömmerda , Erfurt district ) is a German actress who is best known as a radio play and voice actress . She is known as the German voice of Elizabeth Banks , Melanie Lynskey and Carolyn Lawrence, among others .


Cathlen Gawlich, who grew up in Sömmerda and Oberheldrungen , had already applied for the so-called "baby test" at the age of 13 at the University of Film and Television in Potsdam-Babelsberg . After 5 years of regular exams (each consisting of two different roles, singing, dance and improvisation) and subsequent matriculation at the age of 18, she finished her studies in 1992 with an acting diploma. Cathlen Gawlich was already engaged at the Hans-Otto-Theater in Potsdam in his second year of study. In the third academic year in 1991, a ten-year engagement at the Deutsches Theater Berlin followed under the management of Thomas Langhoff. Here she worked with directors such as Alexander Lang, Wilfried Minks, Thomas Langhoff, Niels-Peter Rudolph, Sewan Lachinian, Anselm Weber, Jürgen Gosch and Thomas Ostermeier. In addition, she got a guest engagement at the Maxim-Gorki-Theater Berlin and at the State Opera Unter den Linden in Berlin. She is currently in several productions ("Demons" - Director: Thomas Ostermeier, "Fräulein Julie" - Director: Katie Mitchell, "Tartuffe" - Director: Michael Thalheimer, "Forbidden Zone" - Director: Katie Mitchell, "Third Generation" - Director: Yael Ronen, "Trust" - director: Falk Richter) can be seen at the Berlin Schaubühne. "Theater has always been their basis," Cathlen often emphasized in interviews. "It's the most sincere, honest work with the greatest opportunity to grow and pure, direct feedback." She will also be touring Germany as an accomplice with Bastian Pastewka in the live audio play "Paul Temple - and the Gregory case" until the end of 2015.

She achieved greater awareness through the RTL series "Die Sitte" (nomination for the Grimme Prize 2004), in which she played the public prosecutor Marion Brandt for five years. She also played in movies such as "Nachtgestalten" (1999), directed by Andreas Dresen or "Emil und die Detektiven" (2001), directed by Franziska Buch.

Cathlen Gawlich is also a constant as a spokesperson for audio films (audio description), audio books, radio plays, radio broadcasts, advertising and dubbing. She lends her voice to the squirrel Sandy in SpongeBob SquarePants , the cow Elsie in the audio book "Heilige Kuh" by David Duchovny (translation by Timo Vermes), or the cockatoo in the children's program of the same name by Deutschlandfunk Kultur , and Melanie Lynskey as Rose in the TV series Two and a Half Men . She can currently be heard as the voice of Elizabeth Banks in the multi-part movie adaptation "The Hunger Games" or as the voice of Amy Acker as root in "Person of Interest". In her role as Sandy Cheeks or as Stephanie in "Lazytown" she has also recorded songs for various music publications.

Cathlen Gawlich lives with her husband in Berlin .


Synchronous rollers (selection)

Elizabeth Banks

Jaime King

Leslie Bibb




Radio plays and features

Audio books

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Individual evidence

  1. Anime on DVD: Voice Actress Gawlich, Cathlen