Maria Schrader was born in Hanover in 1965 as the daughter of a painter and a sculptor. She attended the Matthias-Claudius-Gymnasium in Gehrden , a town near Hanover. There she worked for several years in the theater group. At the age of fifteen she began her acting career in the theater. This was followed in 1983 by acting training at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna , which she broke off after two years. In the 1982/83 season she was part of the ensemble of the State Theater of Hanover . Appearances in Vienna, Venice and Bonn followed . Since the 2013/14 season she has been part of the ensemble of the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg .
In 1989 Schrader made her film debut in the comedy RobbyKallePaul by director and actor Dani Levy . Schrader has a long-term collaboration with him, and in many of his films Schrader took on leading roles, most recently in the 2002 production Väter . Several times both were together in front of the camera of other directors, for example in Max Färberböck's successful film Aimée & Jaguar from 1997. Schrader co-wrote and gained initial directing experience on Levy's film Meschugge from 1998.
Schrader also worked several times with Doris Dörrie , including on the film Nobody Loves Me , which brought Schrader several awards. There were also collaborations with Hal Hartley , Agnieszka Holland , Margarethe von Trotta and Jan Schomburg .
In 2005, Schrader first directed the film adaptation of Zeruya Shalev's bestseller Liebesleben . The film, whose screenplay she wrote together with Laila Stieler , was released in German cinemas in November 2007. In 2016 she presented her second directorial work with the Stefan Zweig biography Before the Dawn . Maria Schrader wrote the script for the film, which was received positively by critics, together with Jan Schomburg.
Maria Schrader was in a relationship with Dani Levy for several years . She has a daughter, Felice (* 1998), from a relationship with the director Rainer Kaufmann . From 2002 to the beginning of 2007 Schrader was in a relationship with her acting colleague Sebastian Blomberg , whom she met on the set of fathers .
Schrader lives in Berlin .
In 1992 Maria Schrader received the Actor Award for Best Young Actress at the Max Ophüls Prize . Schrader received the Bavarian Film Prize in 1994 for Nobody Loves Me , in 1998 for her role in Aimée & Jaguar and in 2016 for her directorial work in Before the Dawn .
Maria Schrader has already received the Federal Film Prize several times, including the film tape in gold for performance for Nobody Loves Me , Burning Life and One of my oldest friends . She also received the gold tape for best leading actress for her role in the film drama Aimée & Jaguar . Maria Schrader was awarded the Silver Bear at the 1999 Berlin International Film Festival for this very image . In the same year she received the award for German Shooting Star of European Film.
In 2010, Schrader received the German Audiobook Prize in the category Best Interpreter for the History of a Marriage (author Andrew Sean Greer ; directed by Sabine Buss, Random House Audio publishing house ) .
In 2016, Schrader was nominated for Best Actress as part of the Festival de Télévision de Monte-Carlo for her role as Lenora Rauch in the highly acclaimed German series Deutschland 83 . In 2016 she was also awarded the Herbert Strate Prize .
Her film Before the Dawn was awarded the Audience Award at the 2017 European Film Awards. This was Austria's Oscar candidate in 2017 in the category “ Best Foreign Language Film ”, but was not shortlisted.
In 2018 she was awarded the Berlin Bear (BZ Culture Prize) .
As an actress
- 1989: RobbyKallePaul (Director: Dani Levy )
- 1992: I was on Mars (Director: Dani Levy)
- 1993: Magic Müller (TV; director: Thomas Bohn )
- 1993: Halbe Welt (Director: Florian Flicker )
- 1994: Burning Life (Director: Peter Welz )
- 1994: One of my oldest friends (Director: Rainer Kaufmann )
- 1994: Nobody loves me (Director: Doris Dörrie )
- 1995: Flirt (Director: Hal Hartley )
- 1995: Silent Night - A Festival of Love (Director: Dani Levy )
- 1996: The Child Murder (TV; Director: Bernd Böhlich )
- 1997: Der Unfisch (Direction: Robert Dornhelm )
- 1998: am I beautiful? (Director: Doris Dörrie )
- 1998: Meschugge (Director: Dani Levy)
- 1999: Aimée and Jaguar (Director: Max Färberböck )
- 2001: Emil and the Detectives (Director: Franziska Buch )
- 2001: Viktor Vogel - Commercial Man (Director: Lars Kraume )
- 2002: Operation Rubikon (Director: Thomas Berger )
- 2002: Fathers (Director: Dani Levy)
- 2003: Rosenstraße (Director: Margarethe von Trotta )
- 2005: Schneeland (Director: Hans W. Geissendörfer )
- 2005: Acting (Director: Johannes Thielmann )
- 2007: On the Vulkan (TV: Director: Claudia Garde )
- 2008: Patchwork (TV; Director: Franziska Buch )
- 2008: Tatort (TV series; episode Borowski and the girl in the moor )
- 2009: Suburban Crocodiles (Director: Christian Ditter )
- 2009: The Soul of a Murderer (Director: Peter Keglevic )
- 2010: Vorstadtkrokodile 2 (Director: Christian Ditter)
- 2011: In Darkness (Director: Agnieszka Holland )
- 2012: Going it alone (Director: Hartmut Schoen )
- 2013: The Boss (Season 2 / Episode 7: Restricted Area)
- 2013: Sisters (Director: Anne Wild )
- 2014: Forget Me (Director: Jan Schomburg )
- 2015: Germany 83 (TV series, 10 episodes)
- 2017: Hanni & Nanni: More than best friends (Director: Isabell Suba )
- 2018: The City & The City (TV series, 4 episodes)
- 2018: Germany 86 (TV series, 10 episodes)
- 2018: Fortitude (TV series, 4 episodes)
As a voice actress
As a director
As a screenwriter
- 1989: RobbyKallePaul
- 1991: I Was on Mars
- 1996: Silent Night - A celebration of love
- 1998: Meschugge
- 2007: love life
- 2016: Before the Dawn
- Dona Proeza in The Silk Shoe by Paul Claudel, Theater Basel, 2003
- Kriemhild in Die Nibelungen , 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 (with, among others, Mario Adorf , Manfred Zapatka , Dieter Wedel)
- Véronique Houillé in The God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza at the Schauspiel Köln 2007
- Medea in Das goldene Vlies am Schauspiel Köln , 2008 (with Carlo Ljubek , Manfred Zapatka and Patrycia Ziółkowska )
- Peer Gynt at the Schauspielhaus Hamburg , 2017
- Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Schauspielhaus Hamburg, 2020 (with Devid Stresow , Josefine Israel and Matti Krause )
- 2008: Snatched from Oblivion - A tribute to Richard Yates (writer) . Live recording with Joachim Król and Roger Willemsen . Random House Audio . ISBN 978-3-86604-930-7 .
- 2011: All inclusive by Doris Dörrie , Diogenes Verlag Zürich, read by Maria Schrader, Maren Kroymann and Petra Zieser , unabridged 5 CDs 377 min., ISBN 978-3-257-80309-9
- 2014: Andrew Sean Greer : An Impossible Life , Random House Audio , ISBN 978-3-8371-2576-4
- 2015: Uwe Timm : Halbschatten (together with Matthias Brandt ), Random House Audio , ISBN 978-3-8371-3097-3
- Literature by and about Maria Schrader in the catalog of the German National Library
- Maria Schrader in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Maria Schrader. In: FemBio. Women's biography research (with references and citations).
- Maria Schrader in the German dubbing file
- Maria Schrader. In: Deutsches Schauspielhaus. Retrieved February 14, 2020 .
- Elmar Krekeler: Maria Schrader leaves nothing out in “Liebesleben” , Die Welt from November 7, 2007
- welt.de: Maria Schrader separated from her partner
- Walter Ulbrich: Monte Carlo Television Festival 2016 - 5 nominations for UFA fiction productions ( Memento from April 24, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) In: filmbiznews.de, April 15, 2016.
- Salzburger Nachrichten: Maren Ade and Maria Schrader receive the Strate Prize . Article dated November 3, 2016, accessed November 4, 2016.
- These artists receive the BZ Culture Prize 2018 on bz-berlin.de
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German actress, director and screenwriter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 27, 1965|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Hanover|