Mavie Hörbiger

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Mavie Hörbiger (2011)

Mavie Hörbiger (born November 14, 1979 in Munich ) is a German-Austrian actress and ensemble member at the Burgtheater in Vienna .


Mavie Hörbiger is the daughter of Thomas Hörbiger and his wife Gaby and thus the granddaughter of Paul Hörbiger , the second niece of Christiane Hörbiger and cousin of Christian Tramitz . Mavie Hörbiger attended secondary school in Aichach, Bavaria , where she completed her secondary school leaving certificate . She began an acting training in the acting studio of Christa Willschrei in Munich, which she did not finish. After finishing school, she turned down all role offers for a year and worked in a video library in Berlin.

In December 2006 she married her fellow actor Michael Maertens in Basel , after separating from her long-term partner, director Christopher Roth , that same year . In 2009 Hörbiger and Maertens became parents of a daughter, in August 2012 of a son. The couple split in 2016. The family continues to live in Vienna. Hörbiger lives with her partner, media scientist and curator Paul Feigelfeld .


During her school days she was in front of the camera for Michael Gutmann's TV film Just for One Night in 1996 . Since 2001 she has been playing theater alongside her film and television roles, starting with a guest engagement at the Schauspielhaus Hannover . In the play Komödie der Verführung she was on stage in the 2002/2003 season at the Schauspielhaus Bochum , where she took on a leading role in a play for the first time in Lulu in 2004 . In 2006 she began her permanent engagement at the Basel Theater, initially for two years, with her role as “Roxane” in the play Cyrano , followed by “Stella” in Endstation Sehnsucht . In 2004, Mavie Hörbiger reached third place behind Britney Spears and Heidi Klum in the vote for the 100 Sexiest Women in the World by the men's magazine FHM . Overall, she made it into the top 100 in 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2008. Since 2005, Hörbiger has also been known to a larger audience through her role as Lilo Gabriel in the TV series Arme Millionär ( RTL and ORF ). The following year, she was voted 47th out of the 50 best German-speaking actors of all time in a viewer vote for the ZDF program Our Best .

Since 2006 she has worked on various projects with her husband Michael Maertens, for example in the performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Schauspielhaus Zurich and at the Salzburg Festival in the second half of 2007, at the reading Letters of Friendship in May 2007 in Vienna and at the Self-directed reading : Theodor Storm - Letters to a Beloved , staged by Christian Papke , in February 2008, also in Vienna.

Mavie Hörbiger as Ismene in Antigone , Burgtheater 2015

At the Vienna Burgtheater Hörbiger appeared in Alfred de Musset's Lorenzaccio in 2009/2010 and in Peter Handke's adaptation of Helena by Euripides , and in 2010/2011 she played in Michael Laub's castle portraits . She has been a permanent member of the Burgtheater ensemble since the 2011/2012 season. This was followed by the roles of Tinkerbell in JM Barries Peter Pan and Sian in Simon Stephens ' Wastwater . In 2012/2013 she played Marie in Molnár's Liliom . In 2013 she was seen in the Tatort episode Willkommen in Hamburg , the first with Til Schweiger as chief inspector, as his ex-girlfriend Sandra Bieber. From 2013 Hörbiger played the fairy Amorosa, the landlord's daughter Nannette, Anastasia Hobelmann, the maid Reserl and Camilla Palpiti in Johann Nestroy's magic posse Der böse Geist Lumpazivagabundus in a co-production of the Burgtheater with the Salzburg Festival . In the 2013/2014 season she took part in the contemporary witness production The Last Witnesses by Doron Rabinovici and Matthias Hartmann at the Burgtheater; the production was invited to the Berlin Theatertreffen 2014. In 2015 she took on leading roles in Tolstoy's The Power of Darkness , staged by Antú Romero Nunes , and in Sophocles' Antigone , staged by Jette Steckel .


Theater roles


  • Golden Romy as "Most Popular Female Shooting Star 2001"

See also


Web links

Commons : Mavie Hörbiger  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Burgtheater : Michael Laub "Castle Portraits". ( Memento from March 4, 2016 in the Internet Archive )
  2. Burgtheater: Ensemble: Mavie Hörbiger ( Memento from July 30, 2013 in the Internet Archive )
  3. Burgtheater: Johann Nestroy "The evil spirit Lumpazivagabundus" ( Memento from July 13, 2013 in the Internet Archive )