Nina Petri

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Nina Petri at the Berlinale 2008

Nina Petri (born July 16, 1963 in Hamburg ) is a German actress .


The eldest of four children of an engineer and a sociologist and technical draftswoman completed an apprenticeship at the Westphalian Drama School in Bochum from 1983 to 1987 after graduating from the Helene-Lange-Gymnasium in Hamburg . She has appeared in numerous television films and series as well as German cinema productions ( Alone among women , Lola runs ) . Nina Petri also appears as a speaker for audio books.

For the election of the Federal President on May 23, 2009 and June 30, 2010, she was nominated by the Hamburg SPD as the election woman. Nina Petri's marriage to Marcos Romao (sociologist and journalist from Brazil) was divorced after seven years in the late 1990s. She raised the twin daughters (* 1994) from this marriage alone. In June 2012, she was the first woman in the series Kicken mit Herz in the team of FC St. Pauli Allstars against the medical team of the University Hospital Eppendorf. She lives in Hamburg.

Filmography (selection)


Audio books

Radio plays and features


  • 1994: Bavarian Film Award for The Deadly Maria
  • 1999: German Film Award in the Best Supporting Actress category for Lola Run and Am I Beautiful?
  • 2005: Hessian television award as a member of the ensemble in the film Die Konferenz
  • 2016: Auditorix audio book seal for the production bear and bee - little stories about discovery


Nina Petri has a "guest appearance" in the children's book Applause for Lola by Isabel Abedi . Her twins are also mentioned.

Web links

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