Christine Ostermayer

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Christine Ostermayer (2013)

Christine Ostermayer (born December 15, 1936 in Vienna ) is an Austrian actress , radio play speaker and Bavarian state actress .


Her first stage experience she acquired the age of seven at the former children's theater of Hanna Berger . At the age of 16 Christine Ostermayer was accepted at the renowned Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna. She made her debut as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet at the Städtische Bühnen in Essen .

Then she had engagements at the Wuppertal theaters and at the Munich Residenztheater . From 1963 to 1984 she was part of the ensemble of the Bavarian State Theater . Further stations were, among others, Düsseldorf and Berlin and from 1988 to 1993 the theater in der Josefstadt in Vienna and Zurich . Christine Ostermayer has been a member of the ensemble at the Münchner Volkstheater under Ruth Drexel since 1994 . In addition, she often played classical roles, for example at the Salzburg Festival in 1976 and from 1978 to 1980 as Salome in Johann Nestroy's Der Talisman . In the Jedermann performances there she embodied the Guten Werke from 1990 to 1994 and Jedermann's mother from 1999 to 2001 . She played together with Josef Meinrad , Christiane Hörbiger , Klaus Maria Brandauer and Sabine Sinjen in the Salzburg Festival performance of Shakespeare's Was ihr wollt from 1973 on the viola, as it was also seen in 1972 and 1974.

Christine Ostermayer has also worked for film and television since the beginning of her career. In 2011 she played with Karl Merkatz in the multiple award-winning film in the early 80s .



Radio plays (selection)


Web links

Commons : Christine Ostermayer  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. a b website at the beginning of 80
  2. Big diagonal honor for Ostermayer. In: . May 6, 2021, accessed May 6, 2021 .