Katja Rupé

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Katja Rupé (born September 18, 1949 in Munich ) is a German actress .


After graduating from high school, she attended the Otto Falckenberg School and in 1969 took part in the New York street theater group “La Mama” in their Munich performances. After that she was one of the co-founders of the theater group " Rote Rübe ", for which she worked as an actor, author and director until 1977.

She toured with this group again and again to France , where she performed at theaters in Nancy , Strasbourg , Lyon and Paris . She also played in classical theater plays, for example in 1981 as Elmire in Tartuffe at the Volksbühne in Berlin . Katja Rupé acted mainly on stages in France, including the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris.

She became known to television audiences in 1973 as the leading actress in Michael Verhoeven's production Ein Unheimlich starker Abgang . Here she played a girl who escapes everyday frustration through her crush on a star ( Hans-Jürgen Bäumler ). After that, she worked in a few movies as well as in television series. In 1979 she received the Chaplin Shoe Acting Award .


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